Apple TV+

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Apple TV+ is a U.S. subscription on-demand and live-TV streaming service featuring original TV shows and movies. The internet-based platform competes with Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Max, Netflix, and others.

Apple TV+ launched in 2019 with fare such as The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, and the Jason Momoa sci-fi series See. Current must-watch original shows include the Emmy Award-winning sports comedy Ted Lasso, the Korean drama Dr. Brain, the bilingual comedy Acapulco, and the psychological thriller Servant, executive-produced by M. Night Shyamalan.

In addition, acclaimed original movies include the film-fest darling Coda, the Werner Herzog documentary Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds, and Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks.

Apple TV+ is available for streaming in the United States and more than a hundred other countries.


  • Launched: 2019
  • Owner: Apple Inc.
  • Subscribers: 20 million
  • How to watch: Stream from the web or use the Apple TV app on a smartphone, tablet, game console, set-top box, stick, or select smart TV
  • Cost: $4.99 per month after a seven-day free trial or a three-month free trial for purchasing an Apple device; $14.95 when included with Apple One, bundling up to five other Apple services into one monthly subscription; free with the Apple Music Student Plan
  • Top original TV series: Acapulco, Central Park, Dickinson, Dr. Brain, For All Mankind, Foundation, The Morning Show, Mr. Corman, Mythic Quest, Schmigadoon!, Servant, Ted Lasso
  • Top original movies: Boys State, Coda, Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds, On the Rocks, Wolfwalkers

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