First Look: AppleTV Plus’ Original TV Shows, Including ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘Amazing Stories’

/Film | 3/25/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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On Monday, Apple unveiled its many original movies and TV shows set to debut on its forthcoming streaming service, Apple TV+. The announcement of its original titles came during Apple’s buzzy “Show Time” event, which gave an early peek at the tech company’s various new products as well as the highly anticipated streaming service that will mark Apple’s entry into the crowded streaming platform market. Star-studded titles and ambitious series were the order of the day with the Apple streaming service original titles, which were showcased in a glossy sizzle reel.

You can watch the sizzle reel here:

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And here’s what you need to know about the shows featured in that montage.

“My first encounter with science-fiction came from an anthology magazine called Amazing Stories,” Steven Spielberg said as he launched into a story of how when he was a 5-year-old, he was entranced with the stories in the magazine that his father would read to him.

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“Kids enter life with a prodigious capacity for amazement,” Spielberg said, and he and his Amblin team are devoted to bringing that amazement to a new generation of kids with their reboot of Amazing Stories, the science fiction anthology series executive produced by Spielberg.

Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carrell got on stage to introduce The Morning Show, a dramedy about the “high stakes world” of morning TV.

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“The Morning Show is a high velocity thrill ride in which we pose questions without easy answers and that will shine a light on current issues,” Witherspoon, who is executive producing the series, described. Aniston makes her highly anticipated return to TV as one of the two ambitious female characters at the center of the story. And one “prominent male character,” Carrell added.

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