Apple Shares Trailer for Apple TV+ Show 'Ghostwriter'

· Andrew Orr · Link

Apple shared a trailer for Ghostwriter, a show for kids on Apple TV+ that is a remake from the Ghostwriter series on PBS from 1992 to 1995.

When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business.

Apple Previews Upcoming 'See' Series on YouTube

· Andrew Orr · Link

Jason Momoa See Premier

Apple has uploading a two-minute featurette of See, a series in which everyone in the world has lost the ability to see.

Jason Momoa stars as Baba Voss, the father of twins born centuries later with the mythic ability to see—who must protect his tribe against a powerful yet desperate queen who believes it’s witchcraft and wants them destroyed. Alfre Woodard also stars as Paris, Baba Voss’ spiritual leader.

Apple TV+: Avoid the Rush to Judgment

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Apple TV+

As soon as Apple TV+ launches on November 1, just about everyone will have an opinion about the various shows. And, in breathless fashion, they’ll tell you about it. Be careful.

Apple TV+ Execs Talk About the Service in Interview

· Andrew Orr · Link

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Apple TV+ executives talk about the service in an interview. Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, former Sony employees, talk shop.

One of the first things they had to wrap their heads around was that they were no longer working for a Hollywood studio. The traditional factors that had defined their options as studio chiefs for so long — budget deficits, international sales, syndication potential, et al. — no longer applied. Now, the guiding principle was to build a service worthy of the Apple brand that also harnessed the power of digital media. The result is a collaboration between many departments.

Behind AT&T's Streaming Competitor HBO Max

· Andrew Orr · Link

AT&T wants to take on the likes of Netflix, Disney, and Apple with its streaming service HBO Max.

By 2025, AT&T aims to reach about 80 million global subscribers, with about 50 million in the United States, a source briefed on the plans told Reuters. They are ambitious targets that would be consistent with Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) early progress, and in the mid-range of Disney+, Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) Netflix rival, set to launch on Nov. 12.

WarnerMedia hopes this service will get a boost in 2021 when it launches an advertising-supported option at a lower cost, insiders said.

Getting Started with Apple TV+

· John Martellaro · Deep Dive

Apple TV+ launches on November 1, 2019 in over 100 countries. Here’s what you’ll need to know to get started.

The Apple TV+ and Apple Originals Preview Show - ACM 523

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Charlotte Henry joins Bryan Chaffin to talk about Apple TV+, Apple Originals, Apple’s role in the industry, the evolution of original streaming content, and a whole lot more—all in preparation for the November 1st launch of Apple TV+.