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Every Apple TV Plus show announced so far, and the latest trailers and teasers

by Arlen Blevins (2020-06-12)

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Apple gathered talent from Apple TV Plus for a group photo at the Steve Jobs Theater.

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This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from Apple headquarters.

Apple TV Plus is launching Nov. 1. Apple's new streaming service costs $5 a month and will be available in more than 100 countries.

Back in 2017, Apple said it was spending a whopping $1 billion on original programming. The company has already announced orders on over a dozen shows and multiyear developments.

Nine titles will be available at launch date, including Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's The Morning Show. We've rounded up everything you need to know about Apple's TV Plus service. Here's a list of programs to help you keep track of what's been ordered so far. 

Available Nov. 1

The Morning Show
Friday Night Lights' Kerry Ehrin will serve as showrunner, writer and executive producer for a series about morning show anchors starring Reese Witherspoon Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell. Apple won a bidding war for the show, which will get two 10-episode seasons. Carell will be making his return to television as the male lead and morning show anchor, Mitch Kessler, it was announced at the Apple event. Carell is well known for his role as Michael Scott on The Office and his Oscar-nominated performance in Foxcatcher.

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Now playing: Watch this: Apple shows more of See starring Jason Momoa


Apple has ordered See, a sci-fi drama set in a future where humans are born blind, written by Stephen Knight and directed by Francis Lawrence. Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa, has been cast as warrior Baba Voss, and Woodard has been cast as Paris, an adviser and priestess. Both Momoa and Alfre Woodard appeared at the Apple event in March to provide more background on the sci-fi show See. 

Apple is putting a comedic twist on the life of Emily Dickinson, with a series that will star True Grit's Hailee Steinfeld. Apple has also announced 30 Rock's Jane Krakowski will play Mrs. Dickinson, Emily Dickinson's mother. While not mentioned by name, the show appeared onscreen numerous times.

Oprah's series

Back in March Oprah spoke at Apple's event to provide more background on her Apple partnership. She announced two documentaries, Toxic Labor and a multi-part untitled series about mental health. She also announced bring back her famous Book Club, as some sort of interview show. 

According to Deadline, this children's show is a reboot of the 1990s series. Luke Matheny will be writing and directing the show. 

In March, Big Bird spoke with new neighbor Cody at the Apple event to provide more background on the series Helpsters. If you enjoyed this write-up and you would like to get additional details regarding high court lawyer law firm kindly go to our web site.  

For All Mankind
Ronald D. Moore, creator of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica, is working with Fargo producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nevidi on a space drama.

Snoopy in Space
This film comes from Apple's partnership with DHX Media to create new Peanuts content. 

The Elephant Queen
This feature film about an elephant mother will be narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor. 

Below are the remainder of the previously announced and known shows sorted by genre. As usual, this piece will continue to be updated as synopsis and new details emerge.

Reality TV

Planet of the Apps
Now available on Apple Music.

In this show, which premiered on Apple Music in June 2017, celebrity judges receive app pitches by developers. Because of course a reality competition about apps would be Apple's first TV show. Unfortunately both the Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke were flops.

Carpool Karaoke: The Series
Now available on Apple Music.

A series adaptation of the Carpool Karaoke segment from James Corden's talk show The Late Late Show with James Corden, except with two or more celebrities in the car and no Corden. (Disclosure: Both of Corden's shows are produced by CBS, which is also CNET's parent company.) Episodes include the pairings of Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams with Sophie Turner and Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood with James Marsden. All 19 episodes of the first season are free to watch now.