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
Suspicion (2022 – ) Thriller starring Uma Thurman, Kunal Nayyar (Big Bang Theory)
Favorites through 2021:
The Apple TV Plus cornerstone series is their launch with The Morning Show (2019): Starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Steve Carell. Powerful women theme
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 – 2022): Starring Joel Kinnaman (Hanna). Alternate universe where Russia puts a man on the moon first. Powerful women theme with female astronauts program. LGBQ elements especially season 3.
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.
WeCrashed (2022) WeWork Docudrama with Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto. one season.
Foundation (2021): Powerful women theme
Invasion (2021): Powerful women theme
Dr. Brain (2021): Korean language
Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022): Apple bought at Sundance for $15M. Starring Dakota Johnson. Autistic actress plays her daughter.
Finch (2021): Tom Hanks. Sci-fi.
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.
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.