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Apple is gearing up to be a strong competitor against streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. In addition to its slew of forthcoming original titles, the Apple streaming service is currently negotiating with high-profile cable networks HBO, Showtime, and Starz to feature their shows and movies on its platform. With most of Apple’s star-studded originals still early in development, these potential deals would allow the service to draw new subscribers in with the help of established libraries from content partners. Read more about the Apple streaming service networks negotiations below.

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Brie Larson Apple

Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson is about to go undercover. The Captain Marvel star will produce and star as a CIA agent in a new untitled drama series that Apple just secured in a bidding war. This is another huge “get” for Apple, which is about to reveal more details about its upcoming streaming service next month. Read More »

apple streaming service

Apple‘s streaming video service may still not have a name, but a new report says that the streaming platform and its various original titles could launch as soon as this spring. The tech company is reportedly planning an April 2019 date for the Apple streaming service launch, which would put the platform in direct competition with Disney’s standalone streaming service, Disney+.

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new peanuts specials

Fire up the Vince Guaraldi music: new Peanuts specials and series are headed to Apple. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and all the other giant-headed children will be headed to Apple’s upcoming streaming service. New specials include short-form STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) content, featuring Snoopy in space.

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Apple's Original TV Programming

Apple is joining the streaming wars next year. The Apple TV streaming service is set to launch globally in the first half of next year in a global rollout reaching more than 100 countries. It’s yet to be seen whether that will be enough to catch Apple up with current streaming giants Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.

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Jennifer Aniston Apple series

Apple continues to assemble a mighty impressive line-up of talent for their streaming service – now all they need to do is show us some footage. The latest big name to get on the Apple streaming bandwagon is Steve Carell, who will appear in the still-untitled “morning show” starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.

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apple streaming service

The Apple streaming service continues to amass an impressive line-up of talent with eye-catching shows. But don’t expect any of those shows to be too risqué. A new report reveals that Apple is working hard to make their streaming service ultra family friendly and, well, kind of bland. Apple has gone so far as to pull the plug on one of their potential shows because it had too much sex and violence, while also instructing other shows to remove any trace of potentially offensive subject matter.

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Time Bandits TV show

Apple refuses to stop adding shows to their streaming service. Don’t even try to stop them. The latest: a Time Bandits TV series, based on Terry Gilliam‘s film of the same name. The Time Bandits series joins an ever-growing list of eclectic original programming set to debut on Apple’s streaming service.

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Apple’s Original TV Series Strategy Explained

Apple's original TV series

Last year, we learned that Apple is going to be producing high-level original scripted programming in an effort to compete with Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. The tech company has racked up a handful of shows since that announcement, but they’ve yet to announce exactly how customers will be able to actually watch those shows. That question is still a mystery, but at South By Southwest, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services offered an explanation for their strategy of creating Apple’s original TV series. Read More »

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M. Night Shyamalan Apple series

M. Night Shyamalan is the latest big name to head to Apple. The Sixth Sense filmmaker will produce a straight-to-series thriller for Apple’s new streaming service. In their quest to compete with Netflix, Apple has already signed several big names for new projects.

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