Uninterested in the standard lineup of streaming providers? You’re in luck: Apple’s stepping into the sport this yr. The tech big is planning on launching its Apple TV Plus streaming service this November, based on Bloomberg. The service might be accessible in over 150 international locations and have 5 authentic exhibits, together with The Morning Present starring Steve Carrell, Reese Witherspoon, and Jennifer Aniston.
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The launch will mark Apple’s debut in creating authentic TV exhibits, and it places the corporate in direct competitors with extra established gamers like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Apple TV Plus might be priced at $9.99 per 30 days, Bloomberg experiences. The opposite exhibits on the roster embrace See, starring Jason Momoa; Steven Spielberg’s Superb Tales; Reality Be Instructed starring Octavia Spencer; and Residence, a docu-series about wonderful homes. It’s not clear if Apple will launch weekly episodes of every present (like Hulu does) or drop total seasons directly (like Netflix).
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Different exhibits deliberate for the brand new platform embrace the alternate universe house epic For All Mankind. That sequence will star Joel Kinnaman as Edward Baldwin, a NASA astronaut in a parallel world the place the Soviet Union was the primary nation to place people on the moon.
Apple shouldn’t be the one firm debuting a streaming platform this fall, both: Disney will launch its Disney+ streaming service in November with a value level of $6.99 per 30 days. Bloomberg and The Verge report that Apple is spending $6 billion on creating authentic content material for its service—some huge cash, to make sure, but it surely pales compared to the $14 billion Netflix will spend on programming this yr.
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The brand new platform will tie into Apple’s current TV app, and it’ll even be accessible on different third-party providers like Roku and Amazon Fireplace TV.