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Apple TV Plus Announces New Music Docuseries ‘Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson’ (TV News Roundup)

Apple TV Plus announced that “Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson,” a new docuseries that will explore groundbreaking technology in music, will premiere on July 30. The six-part series will feature Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl, Adrock and Mike D from the Beastie Boys, Charli XCX and more. Hosted by renowned DJ, producer […]
Tags: Apple, News, Charli Xcx, Paul Mccartney, Mark Ronson, Mike, Apple TV Plus, Lisey's Story, Double Shot at Love, Dave Grohl Adrock

Apple TV+ News: Louis Armstrong Documentary Announced, First Look at Stephen King Series 'Lisey's Story' and More

Apple today announced it has green lit the Louis Armstrong documentary film "Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong" from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Documentaries. The documentary, which will be produced under Apple's first-look agreement with Imagine Documentaries, will be directed by Emmy-nominated Sacha Jenkins. Apple says the film will offer a definitive look at the "master musician's life and legacy as a founding father of jazz" who was "often mischaracterized f...
Tags: Apple, Julianne Moore, Stephen King, Apple TV, Mark Ronson, Emmy, Louis Armstrong, Vanity Fair, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Clive Owen, Apple TV news, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong

Apple TV+ News: Louis Armstrong Documentary Announced, First Look at Stephen King Series 'Lisey's Story'

Apple today announced it has green lit the Louis Armstrong documentary film "Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong" from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Documentaries. The documentary, which will be produced under Apple's first-look agreement with Imagine Documentaries, will be directed by Emmy-nominated Sacha Jenkins. Apple says the film will offer a definitive look at the "master musician's life and legacy as a founding father of jazz" who was "often mischaracterized f...
Tags: Apple, Julianne Moore, Stephen King, Emmy, Louis Armstrong, Vanity Fair, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Clive Owen, Apple TV news, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong, Sacha Jenkins Apple, Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation Apple

Roku's New Remotes Feature an Apple TV+ Button

Roku today introduced a new Express 4K+ streaming player and rechargeable Voice Remote Pro with some useful features for Apple users. Priced at $39.99 in the United States, the new Roku Express 4K+ provides 4K streaming at an affordable price. The streaming player supports AirPlay 2 for wirelessly streaming audio and video from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, while HomeKit support allows users to control the streaming player with Siri or the Home app on their Apple devices. Meanwhile, Roku's new V...
Tags: Apple, Disney, Siri, United States, Roku, Netflix Hulu, Roku Apple, Roku Express, Apple TV Plus, jack Roku

Snoop Dogg Wants a New ‘Mythic Quest’ Expansion in Season 2 Trailer

Apple TV Plus released the trailer for Season 2 of “Mythic Quest,” which will premiere to the streamer on May 7 with the first two episodes of the nine-episode season. Following the success of the Raven’s Banquet video game, the new season sees that most of the team has returned to the office to help […]
Tags: Apple, News, Snoop Dogg, Rob McElhenney, Apple TV Plus, Raven s Banquet, Mythic Quest

Mythic Quest Season 2 Trailer Teases More Workplace Hijinks

Mythic Quest Season 2 trailer teases more workplace hijinks On the heels of announcing a special bonus episode for its first season that will debut ahead of the next chapter in the hit comedy, Apple has debuted the first trailer for Rob McElhenney’s Mythic Quest Season 2 that teases more workplace hijinks as the crew of game developers head back to the office. The trailer, which also shows the new dynamic between McElhenney’s Ian and Charlotte Nicdao’s Poppy and their creative struggles to c...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, David, TV News, Streaming, Ubisoft, Jo, Ian, Rachel, Dana, Michael Rotenberg, Rob McElhenney, David Hornsby

How the ‘Greyhound’ Team Layered the Sounds of Propellers, Guns and Spraying Surf for a Key Battle Scene

World War II adventure “Greyhound,” now streaming on Apple TV Plus, takes place on a battleship in the chill of a North Atlantic winter. Tom Hanks wrote the screenplay and stars in the film about a captain whose ship comes under attack by German U-boats as it crosses what is known as the black pit […]
Tags: Apple, Artisans, Production, Tom Hanks, North Atlantic, Greyhound, Apple TV Plus

Justin Timberlake to Star in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Series

Justin Timberlake to star in Apple’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind series Coming off the critical success of Fisher Stevens’ drama film Palmer, Justin Timberlake has found his next collaboration with Apple TV+ in the form of a brand new drama series based on Chuck Barris’ 1984 memoir Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Deadline reports that Apple has successfully acquired the script at an auction and is planning to develop the project into an hour-long drama series. Timberlake has officially ...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Apple TV, Justin Theroux, TV News, Bill Murray, Streaming, Cia, George Clooney, Justin Timberlake, Charlie Kaufman, Miramax, Sam Rockwell, Timberlake, Barris

Apple Wants to Draw Subscribers to Apple TV+ With More Feature Films

Apple is ramping up its efforts to produce feature films, according to a new report from The Information. Apple has a limited number of high profile films already, including "Palmer," "Cherry," and "Greyhound," and sees it as a way to draw more people into Apple TV+. Apple has been telling studio executives that it is aiming to do more than 10 to 12 original movies per year for ‌Apple TV+‌, which would let it better compete with other streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and HBO Ma...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Apple TV Apple, Jessie Henderson, Zack Van Amburg, Jamie Erlicht, Apple TV Plus, Netflix Hulu Disney, The Information Apple, Palmer Cherry, Matt Dentler

Justin Timberlake to Star as Game Show Host Doubling as CIA Assassin in Upcoming Apple TV+ Series

Apple has won the rights to a script for an hour-long drama series that will see Justin Timberlake star as former "The Gong Show" host Chuck Barris, according to Deadline. The untitled series will be based on "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," a 1984 memoir in which Barris claimed that hosting "The Gong Show" was a cover for his real job as a CIA assassin. Barris later admitted that he made up the story. "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" was already adapted into a film directed by George Cloo...
Tags: Apple, Palmer, Cia, George Clooney, Justin Timberlake, Miramax, Timberlake, Barris, Chuck Barris, Paramount Television, Dangerous Mind, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Ryder Allen

Apple Picks Up 'The Crowded Room' Starring Tom Holland

Apple has ordered "The Crowded Room," a seasonal anthology series that's set to star Tom Holland, Apple announced today. A seasonal anthology series is a show where the characters and the storyline change from season to season, similar to "American Horror Story." "The Crowded Room" will explore the true and inspirational stories of people who have struggled and learned to live with mental illness. The first season, which has 10 episodes, is described as a "captivating thriller" inspired by "T...
Tags: Apple, Holland, Tom Holland, Milligan, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Billy Milligan, Tom Holland Apple

'The Problem With Jon Stewart' Coming to Apple TV+ This Fall

Apple in October secured a multi-year deal with writer, producer, and former host of "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart, which will see him returning to television following his 2015 retirement. Additional details are now available on Stewart's upcoming series, which will be called "The Problem With Jon Stewart." According to The Hollywood Reporter, the name is a nod to the issues that Stewart will explore with the current affairs news series. Stewart is set to cover one issue per episode, with to...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Justin Theroux, Jon Stewart, Stewart, Mosquito Coast, Melissa George, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Apple TV news Apple

The Mosquito Coast Trailer Starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George

The Mosquito Coast trailer starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George Apple TV+ has released the official trailer for their upcoming series adaptation of The Mosquito Coast, based on author Paul Theroux’s best-selling novel of the same name. The seven-episode adaptation is set to premiere its first two episodes on Friday, April 30 followed by new episodes every Friday on Apple TV+. Check out The Mosquito Coast trailer in the player below! The video features Justin Theroux’s Allie Fox as h...
Tags: Apple, Video, TV, Movies, Mexico, US, Justin Theroux, Rupert Wyatt, TV News, Natalie Portman, Paul Theroux, PAUL, Golden Globe, Cross, Freemantle, Theroux

‘Tehran’ Co-Producer Paper Entertainment Adds Caroline Amer as Development Executive (EXCLUSIVE)

Paper Entertainment, co-producer of the second season of Apple TV Plus hit series “Tehran,” has hired Caroline Amer as development executive. London-based Paper Entertainment was founded by industry executive Julien Leroux in January to develop, finance and produce global television content. Amer is the outfit’s first hire. Amer will work with Leroux on developing new […]
Tags: Apple, London, News, Global, Tehran, Amer, Leroux, Apple TV Plus, Julien Leroux, Caroline Amer

Mythic Quest Getting Bonus Episode Ahead of Season 2 Premiere!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mythic Quest getting bonus episode ahead of Season 2 premiere! With just over a month left until the highly-anticipated return of the hit workplace comedy, Apple TV+ has announced that Mythic Quest will be getting a special bonus season episode entitled “Everlight” ahead of the second season premiere in May! The episode, which is being directed by co-creator, executive producer and star Rob McElhenney and written by star Ashly Burch, marks the second special episode to c...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Apple TV, TV News, Streaming, Rob, Ubisoft, Anthony Hopkins, Ian, Ganz, Michael Rotenberg, Burch, Rob McElhenney, Murray Abraham

Apple Launches True Crime Podcast to Accompany New Apple TV+ Series 'The Line'

Apple has today announced the launch of a new combination podcast and Apple TV+ show titled "The Line" (via Variety). The Line encompasses two non-fiction series, including a six-part non-fiction podcast and a four-part limited documentary series on ‌Apple TV+‌. The multi-media series is set to expose "previously untold aspects" about the story of former Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was charged in 2018 with committing war crimes in Iraq, before being acquitted on all but one minor count an...
Tags: Apple, Podcasts, Navy, Iraq, Middle East, Oprah, Gallagher, Dan Taberski, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Eddie Gallagher, Apple TV Shows Apple

Apple TV Plus Launches True-Crime Podcast ‘The Line’ Ahead of Docu-Series Premiere

Apple TV Plus announced “The Line,” its first combination podcast-TV original production — a bid to exploit the tech giant’s podcast footprint to seed signups for its TV subscription service. “The Line,” from Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions, comprises two non-fiction series: a six-part narrative non-fiction audio series that debuted Monday (April 6) on Apple Podcasts […]
Tags: Apple, News, Alex Gibney, The line, Jigsaw Productions, Apple TV Plus

Jason Sudeikis Wins SAG Award for Outstanding Performance in Apple TV+ Series 'Ted Lasso'

At the 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, actor Jason Sudeikis won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for his leading role as the eponymous English soccer coach in Apple TV+ series "Ted Lasso." Sudeikis' title character is a small-time college football coach from Kansas who is hired to manage a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer. The show has received positive reviews, with man...
Tags: Apple, England, Los Angeles, Kansas, Jason Sudeikis, Screen Actors Guild, Lasso, Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Ted Lasso Sudeikis, Apple TV Shows Apple, Jennifer Aniston Ted Lasso

Zennen Clifton Boards Apple TV Plus as Creative Executive

Television and film executive Zennen Clifton, who was most recently executive vice president of 3BD Networks at studio 3BlackDot, is joining Apple TV Plus as a creative executive. Clifton will work on the Los Angeles-based domestic development team, reporting to head of development and current programming Matt Cherniss. At 3BD Networks, he led all direct-to-consumer […]
Tags: Apple, News, Los Angeles, Clifton, Matt Cherniss, Zennen Clifton, Apple TV Plus, Zennen Clifton Boards Apple

Apple Announces David Attenborough Documentary 'The Year Earth Changed'

Apple has today announced a new original documentary for Apple TV+ titled "The Year the Earth Changed," which takes a look at the effect of national lockdowns over the past year on wildlife and the natural world. The documentary special, narrated by Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and produced by BBC Studios' Natural History Unit, showcases exclusive footage from around the world over the past year, taking "a fresh new approach to the global lockdown and the up...
Tags: Apple, David Attenborough, Earth Day, Attenborough, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Apple TV Shows Apple

‘Home Before Dark’ Sets Season 2 Premiere Date (TV News Roundup)

In today’s TV news roundup, Apple TV Plus announced the premiere date for Season 2 of “Home Before Dark.”  DATES “Home Before Dark” will return on June 11 on Apple TV Plus. Season 2 consists of ten episodes that will release week-to-week each Friday. Starring Brooklynn Prince (“The Florida Project) “and Jim Sturgess (“Across the Universe,” […]
Tags: Apple, News, Jim Sturgess, Apple TV Plus, Home Before Dark, Brooklynn Prince The Florida

Apple TV Plus Renews ‘Trying’ for Season 3, Announces Season 2 Premiere Date

Apple TV Plus has granted British comedy “Trying” a third season renewal ahead of its second season premiere. The streamer also announced that second season premiere is set for May 14. The eight-episode second season sees Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall) continuing to navigate the adoption process. After being approved by the adoption […]
Tags: Apple, News, Trying, Apple TV Plus, Nikki Esther Smith, Jason Rafe Spall

Apple TV+ Renews British Comedy Series 'Trying' for Third Season

Apple TV+ today announced that the second season of its acclaimed British comedy series "Trying" will debut worldwide on May 14, with new episodes added weekly. The series has also been renewed for a third season. Starring Esther Smith and Rafe Spall, Apple describes "Trying" as a comedy series about growing up, settling down, and finding someone to love. In the eight-episode second season of "Trying," Apple says couple Nikki (played by Smith) and Jason (played by Spall) continue to navigate ...
Tags: Apple, Rafe Spall, Smith, Jason, Nikki, Spall, Esther Smith, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Andy Wolton, Apple TV Shows Apple, Penny Imelda Staunton, BBC Studios Tags

'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' With Zac Efron and Russell Crowe Could Come to Apple TV+

Apple is in talks to finance "The Greatest Beer Run Ever," reports Deadline. The movie is set to star Zac Efron and Russell Crowe, with Bill Murray possibly taking on a supporting role. "The Greatest Beer Run Ever," will be directed by Peter Farrelly, who is known for "Green Book" and comedies like "Dumb and Dumber To" and "Shallow Hal." The film is based on the best-selling novel "The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty and War," by John "Chick" Donahue and J.T. Malloy. ...
Tags: Apple, Apple TV, Army, Bill Murray, Russell Crowe, Zac Efron, Vietnam, U S Marine Corps, DONAHUE, Peter Farrelly, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, John Chick Donahue, J T Malloy

'Ted Lasso' Crowned Best Comedy Series At Writers Guild of America Awards

Popular Apple TV+ original comedy series "Ted Lasso," starring Jason Sudeikis, has been crowned the Best New Series and Best Comedy Series at the 2021 Writers Guild of America Awards ceremony. Apple shared the news of its latest accolade in a press release, touting other recent nominations and awards its streaming service has won. Since its launch in November 2019, Apple has received a total of 329 award nominations and 86 awards. "Ted Lasso" has garnered several awards and nominations sinc...
Tags: Apple, Jason Sudeikis, Writers Guild of America Awards, Ted Lasso, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple

Apple Partners With Restaurants to Offer Free Pizza in Celebration of 'Servant' Season 2 Finale

Apple is partnering with two Los Angeles-based restaurants this weekend to offer free pizza in celebration of the second-season finale of the Apple TV+ show "Servant." The promotion pays homage to "Cheezus Crust," a fictional pizza delivery business in the show. Those in Los Angeles can order the free pizza from either Gjelina or Milo & Olive through Grubhub, with the offer lasting through Sunday or until supplies last. The pizza's toppings include duck sausage, confit leeks, shimeiji mushroo...
Tags: Apple, La, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dorothy, Jericho, Leanne, GrubHub, Gjelina, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, No AMP, Apple Partners With Restaurants, Milo Olive

Maya Rudolph to Star in New Comedy Series for Apple TV+

Maya Rudolph to star in new comedy series for Apple TV+ Apple TV+ has given a straight-to-series order for a new half-hour comedy series that will star Emmy Award winner Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live, Forever). The series is created by Peabody and Emmy Award winner Alan Yang (Little America, Master of None) and Emmy Award winner Matt Hubbard (30 Rock, Forever). Rudolph will star as Molly, a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended after her husband leaves her with nothing but 87 bill...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Molly, Apple TV, Getty Images, TV News, Streaming, Natasha Lyonne, Naacp, Claire Danes, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Central Park, Rudolph, Lorne Michaels

Natalie Portman Signs First-Look TV Deal With Apple

Natalie Portman signs first-look TV deal with Apple According to Deadline, Academy Award winner Natalie Portman and producing partner Sophie Mas have officially signed a first-look and multi-year television deal with Apple, marking the duo’s first producing deal. Portman and Mas through their newly formed production company MountainA will develop and produce TV projects for Apple TV+. “We launched MountainA to support meaningful, timely projects and we couldn’t imagine a better partner to st...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Australia, Apple TV, TV News, Streaming, Thor, Claire Danes, Natalie Portman, Jackie, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Lake, Mas, Portman

Apple Signs First Look Deal With Natalie Portman's Production Company

Apple has inked a deal with actress Natalie Portman's "MountainA" production company that she formed with producer Sophie Mas, reports Deadline. Under the terms of the multi-year deal, Apple will get first dibs on TV projects created by Portman and Mas. Portman, Mas, and Apple are already working together on upcoming Apple TV+ show "Lady in the Lake," which will star Portman and Lupita Nyong'o. "Lady in the Lake" will mark Portman's first television role, with the series focusing on an unsolv...
Tags: Apple, Natalie Portman, Lake, Production Company, Lupita Nyong, Portman, Sophie Mas, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Mountaina, Apple TV Shows Apple, Mas Portman Mas, Witch Portman, Avengers Apple

The Essex Serpent: Tom Hiddleston Joins Claire Danes in Apple’s Drama Series

The Essex Serpent: Tom Hiddleston joins Claire Danes in Apple’s drama series Golden Globe winner Tom Hiddleston has joined Apple TV+’s limited drama series The Essex Serpent, according to Variety. Hiddleston will star alongside Emmy and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes in the series adaptation. The Essex Serpent is based on the period novel of the same name written by Sarah Perry. Danes, who plays the lead character in the series, replaced Keira Knightley in the project in February after Knig...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Keira Knightley, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Essex, Claire Danes, Skull Island, Tom Hiddleston, Central Park, Danes, Loki, Golden Globe, Emile Sherman

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