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Full list of Apple TV+ movies and TV shows August 2020
A morning show drama, a series about space and a big-budget dystopian join the list of Apple TV+ exclusives.
Apple has invested massively in its content production over the last few years and has attracted top creative talent. This includes the likes of M. Night Shyamalan, Oprah Winfrey, Alfonso Cuarón and Steven Spielberg. As a result, there are plenty of TV and movie fans eager to test the new Apple TV+ platform and see what the hype is all about.
Apple TV+ launch lineup
A few series are available now, including See, The Morning Show, Dickinson and For All Mankind. Subscribers can enjoy the documentary The Elephant Queen, the first episode of Oprah Winfrey’s book-related talk show and several children’s series, such as Helpsters, Snoopy in Space and Ghostwriter. There are even shows that have gotten critical acclaim, like Little America and Visible: Out on TV.
More Apple TV+ originals will be added each month.
Here’s the bad news: If you plan to take advantage of the free trial and watch everything in one week, you’ll be sorely disappointed. While some shows dropped all episodes at once, others are rolling out weekly.
For instance, all episodes of Dickinson launched on November 1. However, only three episodes were made available at launch for The Morning Show, See and For all Mankind, with the rest released weekly.
But Apple TV+ does have some big plans in store for the following months, with plenty of titles currently in production. The platform seems to be focusing on feel-good/inspiring content overall, although some thrillers and dramas could boast a darker tone.
Here’s a complete list of all the Apple TV+ movies and TV shows announced so far.
Complete list of Apple TV+ movies and TV shows
|Title||Cast||Genre||One-line synopsis||Release Date||Trailer||Movie or TV|
|The Morning Show||Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell||Drama||An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|See||Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard||Drama, Science-Fiction||Set in a future where humans have lost the ability to see until a set of twins is born with sight.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|Dickinson||Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Baryshnikov, Adrian Enscoe||Comedy||An inside look at the world of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|For All Mankind||Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt||Drama, Science-Fiction||The show presents an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of humanity’s hopes and dreams.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|Helpsters||Jennifer Barnhart, Stephanie D’Abruzzo, Ingrid Hansen||Kids, Family||A live-action pre-school series featuring vibrant monsters who love to solve problems.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|Snoopy in Space||Terry McGurrin, Ethan Pugiotto, Rob Tinkler||Kids, Family||Joined by the rest of the Peanuts gang, Snoopy takes command of the International Space Station and explores the moon and beyond.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|Ghostwriter||Isaac Arellanes, Amadi Chapata, Hannah Levinson, Justin Sanchez||Kids, Family||When a ghost haunts a neighbourhood bookstore and releases fictional characters into the real world, four kids team up to solve an exciting mystery.||Launch||See trailer||TV|
|The Elephant Queen||Chiwetel Ejiofor (narrator)||Documentary||The documentary follows elephant Athena, who leads her herd across an unforgiving African landscape.||Launch||See trailer||Movie|
|Oprah’s Book Club||Oprah Winfrey (host)||Talk show||Each episode features a book handpicked by Oprah along with an interview about the issues it brings to light.||Launch||N/A||TV|
|Servant||Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Rupert Grint, Nell Tiger Free||Drama, Thriller||From M. Night Shyamalan, the show follows a couple in mourning as a mysterious force prepares to enter their home.||43797||See trailer||TV|
|Truth Be Told||Octavia Spencer, Lizzy Caplan, Aaron Paul||Drama||New evidence compels a podcaster to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.||43805||See trailer||TV|
|Hala||Geraldine Viswanathan, Jack Kilmer, Gabriel Luna||Drama||17-year-old Hala struggles to balance being a suburban teenager with her traditional Muslim upbringing.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
|Foundation||Jared Harris, Lee Pace||Drama, Science-Fiction||A series adaptation of version of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation, following humans scattered on planets all throughout the galaxy.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Little America||TBA||Anthology||Anthology series about immigrants from Kumail Nanjiani and Emily v. Gordon.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|The Banker||Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson, Nia Long, Nicholas Hoult||Drama||Two entrepreneurs try to circumvent the racial limitations of the 1950s and provide housing loans to the African American community||43861||N/A||Movie|
|Little Voice||Brittany O’Grady, Shalini Bathina, Sean Teale, Colton Ryan||Comedy, Drama||The series explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Amazing Stories||Edward Burns, Austin Stowell, Kerry Bishé||Anthology||A revival of Steven Spielberg’s famous genre anthology from the mid-1980s||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Home Before Dark||Brooklynn Prince, Jim Sturgess, Abby Miller||Drama||Based on the life of young journalist Hilde Lysiak.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Mythic Quest||Rob McElhenney, Danny Pudi, F. Murray Abraham, David Hornsby, Jessie Ennis||Comedy||Set at a video game development studio, the sitcom follows developers as they bring the fictional Mythic Quest‘s first expansion to market.||TBA||See trailer||TV|
|A Christmas Carol||Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds||Musical||A new musical movie adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
|Masters of the Air||TBA||Drama||Follows the story of the Eighty Air Force (aka the “Mighty Eighth”) who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Ted Lasso||Jason Sudeikis||Comedy||Follows an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club despite having no soccer coaching experience.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|The Sky is Everywhere||TBA||Drama||An adaptation of the novel of the same name, it follows a high-schooler who’s coping with her older sister’s sudden death.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
|Mosquito Coast||Justin Theroux||Drama||Based on the novel of the same name, it follows an idealist who uproots his family and moves them to Latin America.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Mr. Corman||Joseph Gordon-Levitt||Drama||The show revolves around an elementary school teacher grappling with adulthood.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Lisey’s Story||Julianne Moore, Clive Owen||Drama, Thriller||An adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name follows a widow facing amazing realities about her husband that she had repressed.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Alabama||Imelda Staunton, Darren Boyd, Phil Davis||Comedy, Drama||TBA||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Prehistoric Planet||TBA||Docuseries||Produced by Jon Favreau, the documentary series will use CGI to tell the story of the last days of the dinosaurs.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Central Park||Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn||Animated, Musical||Animated musical comedy about how a family ends up saving Central Park — and the world.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Home||TBA||Docuseries||A docuseries aiming to take viewers inside the world’s most extraordinary homes||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA||Brie Larson||Drama||Based on Amaryllis Fox’s memoir, the drama takes a look at a young woman’s journey in the CIA.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Simon Kinberg and David Weil sci-fi series||TBA||Drama, Science-Fiction||TBA||TBA||N/A||TV|
|On the Rocks||Rashida Jones, Bill Murray, Marlon Wayans, Jessica Henwick, Jenny Slate||Drama||Follows a young mother who reconnects with her playboy father on an adventure through New York.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
|My Glory Was I Had Such Friends||Jennifer Garner||Drama||Revolves around a woman awaiting a last-minute heart transplant and her close female friends who supported her along the way||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Defending Jacob||Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones||Drama||Limited-run drama based on the novel of the same name, follows a lawyer in the aftermath of his son being accused of murder.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Losing Earth||TBA||Docuseries||The story highlights efforts by top scientists, activists, and politicians to stop climate change in the 1980s||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Wolfwalkers||TBA||Animation||Follows a young hunter set to discover the world of the Wolfwalkers.||TBA||See trailer||Movie|
|Pachinko||TBA||Drama||Adaptation of Min Jin Lee’s novel chronicling a Korean immigrant family across four generations.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Time Bandits||TBA||Adventure, Science-Fiction||A TV series adaptation of the 1981 cult fantasy film which follows a man who discovers a time hole in the back of his wardrobe.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Calls||TBA||Thriller, Drama||English adaptation of the French short-form series Calls, which allows audiences to experience short stories through audio sources and minimal visuals.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Shantaram||Charlie Hunnam||Drama||Based on Gregory David Roberts novel, it follows a n escaped Australian convict who finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Swagger||TBA||Drama||A drama inspired by NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s youth basketball experiences.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Damien Chazelle drama series||TBA||Drama||TBA||TBA||N/A||TV|
|You Think It, I’ll Say It||TBA||Comedy||Based on Curtis Sittenfeld’s short story collection, You Think It, I’ll Say It.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|El Gato Negro||TBA||Drama||Centres on the intergenerational exploits of two crime-fighting heroes in South Texas.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Untitled Oprah Winfrey/Prince Harry mental health docuseries||TBA||Docuseries||The series will focus on both mental illness and mental wellness with the intention to inspire its audience.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|False Flag||TBA||Thriller, Drama||English-language version of Israeli thriller False Flag, following five people who wake up one morning to find themselves implicated in a ruthless kidnapping.||TBA||N/A||TV|
|Dads||Will Smith, Jimmy Fallon, Neil Patrick Harris||Documentary||An exploration of contemporary fatherhood.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
|Toxic Labor||TBA||Documentary||Will explore buzzy topics like sexual harassment in the workplace.||TBA||N/A||Movie|
How can I watch Apple TV+?
Content on Apple TV+ will be accessible both online and offline via the web or the Apple TV app. The app works on a variety of Apple devices, as well as select Samsung smart TVs and streaming media devices like Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices.
Apple TV+ offers users a seven-day free trial, after which it will cost $4.99/month. However, customers who purchase any iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod Touch or Mac can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free.
For more information, read our review of Apple TV+.
Apple TV+ offers a lot of fresh content, but it doesn’t compete with other streaming giants in terms of quantity.
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