High production values and a company determined to be a leader in streaming. There is ample good content on Apple TV Plus with more in the works.
Apple TV Plus Series Recommended Series
The cornerstone series is their launch with The Morning Show (2019): Starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Steve Carell. Powerful women theme.
Our favorites so far:
Ted Lasso (2020 -): starring Jason Sudeikis. Funny, sweet, lovable series. Soccer is involved. Season 2 launched July 23, 2021. Don’t miss this award winner!
Defending Jacob (2020): starring Chris Evans, Jaeden Martell, Michelle Dockery. Murder mystery. Importance of family theme.
Mythic Quest (2020 – ): Silicon Valley for the Gaming developers world. Dramedy. Powerful women theme with Poppy as head developer. Co-creator Rob McElhenney is also star. Two special episodes follow the finale of Season 1: Quarantine and Everlight – both excellent. Season 2 has dropped.
For All Mankind (2019): Starring Joel Kinnaman (Hanna). Alternate universe where Russia puts a man on the moon first. Powerful women theme with female astronauts program. Season Two Feb 19, 2021.
Schmigadoon (2021): Trapped in a musical comedy, science fiction
Physical (2021) with Rose Byrne, Jane Fonda like aerobics with eating disorder makes a dark dramedy.
CODA (2021): Marlee Matlin. Coming of age for a child of deaf adults. Excellent vehicle to raise awareness of the deaf experience.
The Banker (2020): Based on a true story starring Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson
Palmer (2021): Justin Timberlake turns in a solid performance as does the rest of the cast.
Not in our top five but watchable.
Truth Be Told (2019 and 2021) Series: Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds), Annabella Sciorra. Season 2: Kate Hudson True crime podcast.
For my girlfriends
Dickinson (2019 -): Series: Highly stylized story of Emily Dickinson. VERY modern Music will be your first heads up that this is not a traditional period piece. Season 2 released January 2021.
Foundation Coming in 2021. Sci-fi
We watched it so you don’t have to
See: Series: Interesting alternate universe theme but rather monotonous action.
Greyhound Film: From a true story. Stars Tom Hanks. It’s just OK.