All of the original content that Apple has in development

“Moving past Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke, Apple is believed to be spending $1 billion or more on its first high-budget TV shows, which could hit screens as soon as April 2019. Here are the programs we know about so far,” Roger Fingas writes for AppleInsider.

• Untitled Brie Larson series
• Jada Pinkett Smith-produced coming of age drama “Hala”
• Unnamed Simon Kinberg and David Weil sci-fi series
• DHX Media’s original shows, specials, and shorts based on Charles Schultz’s “Peanuts” characters
• Reboot of the Steven Spielberg series “Amazing Stories”
• Untitled morning show drama with Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell

Many more projects and detailed descriptions in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Apple only needs one hit to start the service off right and, by the looks of things, they’ve assembled high-caliber talent on myriad projects, so the odds look good!

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  1. Where’s the violence? You need a good dark drama to get this ship off the ground. Where’s their version of The Sopranos or Breaking Bad or The Wire or House of Cards or Game of Thrones? All we get with “Appleflix” is this Lifetime Network jolly family crap?

  2. MDM, I so hope your right.
    I consider this entire move into content production to be a waste of time and resources, but I still want Apple to be successful at this. It would be nice if they put all of that effort into their current basic services and hardware.

  3. Will these shows be qualitatively/critically good or will they be merely popular because of Apple’s wide reach?

    Only time will tell.
    We’ll see.
    God only knows.
    Proof is in the pudding.
    We’ll know sooner or later.
    Who knows what the future will bring.
    The outcome is uncertain.

    1. Regarding the future, this video purports to be about a time traveler who says that entertainment will be all internet based.

      Only time will tell.
      We’ll see.
      God only knows.
      Proof is in the pudding.
      We’ll know sooner or later.
      Who knows what the future will bring.
      The outcome is uncertain.

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