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Bruce Springsteen album tie-in doc on Apple TV+

Bruce Springsteen fans around the world will get a behind-the-scenes look at the iconic artist’s creative process in the documentary feature film, Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You, from Apple Original Films, premiering October 23rd exclusively on Apple TV+. The feature-length vérité documentary arrives the same day as Springsteen’s new album Letter To You, and features […]

October 6, 2020

Billie Eilish doc to premiere on Apple TV+ and in cinemas

Apple and Billie Eilish have announced that the documentary feature film, Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, directed by award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, will premiere in theatres and on Apple TV+ in February 2021. The documentary is from Apple Original Films, in association with Interscope Films, Darkroom, This Machine and Lighthouse Management & Media. […]

September 29, 2020

Apple TV+ orders High Desert from Stiller, Arquette

Apple has announced a series order for High Desert, a new comedic half-hour series to be produced by Apple Studios that will star Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Patricia Arquette, who will alsoserve as executive producer. The project reunites Arquette with Ben Stiller, who will direct the first episode and executive produce through […]

September 23, 2020By Nik Roseveare

StarzPlay on Apple TV channels across MENA

StarzPlay is now available through Apple TV channels across the MENA region on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch and Mac, as well as select Samsung and LG smart TVs. Customers in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt can sign up for a seven-day […]

September 22, 2020

Apple launches Apple One services bundle

Apple has announced Apple One, a new bundle providing all Apple’s subscription services in one plan, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+, and iCloud. With a single subscription, customers in over 100 countries and regions can access all Apple services across their  devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, […]

September 16, 2020

Analyst: US Disney+ subs to surpass Hulu by 2024

According to research firm eMarketer’s latest estimates for OTT video services in the US, Disney+ will have 72.4 million users in 2020, representing 32.1 per cent of OTT viewers. The number of Disney+ viewers has swept past that of Apple TV+ (18.8 million), which is impressive given that both services launched in November 2019. Additionally, […]

September 15, 2020

Vizio launches Apple TV app on SmartCast TVs

Vizio, the #1 US-based TV brand, has announced that customers in the US and Canada can now access the Apple TV app on SmartCast TVs to enjoy Apple TV+, Apple TV channels, new and movies, and personalised and curated recommendations. For a limited time, eligible Vizio SmartCast customers in the US can sign up for […]

September 9, 2020

Apple hires ex-Disney, Quibi exec

Apple has hired Tim Connolly to work on its Apple TV+ service. According to The Telegraph, Connolly has joined Apple in an unspecified role within the company’s video services, but will likely be working on increasing the number of Apple TV channels, as well as creating more bundled deals. Connolly previously worked at Disney where […]

September 7, 2020

Mariah Carey Xmas special on Apple TV+

Apple has announced Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special, an exclusive holiday event from multi award-winning artist Mariah Carey which, will debut globally on Apple TV+ this holiday season. The new special is set to premiere on the heels of the 25th anniversary of Carey’s iconic Xmas anthem All I Want For Christmas Is You, and […]

September 1, 2020

Apple TV+ orders nature docs

Apple TV+ has unveiled a first look at a trio of documentary series that celebrate humanity and the wonder of the natural world, premiering globally this autumn. Led by a star-studded lineup of narrators, including Oscar and Golden Globe winner Olivia Colman, Golden Globe winner Tom Hiddleston and Golden Globe nominee Paul Rudd, Apple says […]

August 27, 2020By Nik Roseveare