TV lovers, unite: Apple TV+ is finally here.
Apple’s upping its presence in the world of streaming. The mega tech company launched its premium consumer subscription program this month, and didn’t disappoint with its impressive array of programming.
For $4.99 per month, subscribers will have access to Apple originals including dramas, comedies, documentaries and kid’s shows.
Here’s the top seven shows you should start binging immediately on Apple TV+:
1. The Morning Show
Produced by: Hello Sunshine (Reese Witherspoon’s production company)
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell.
Chances are you’ve heard of this one: The Morning Show. This drama stars big household Hollywood names including Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell. Follow along as the show unfolds the dynamics of a sexual harassment suit’s aftermath in a prime-time show newsroom.
2. Oprah’s Book Club
Cast: Oprah Winfrey, guests
What can’t Oprah do? Fans of the media mogul can now follow along with her book club from the comfort of their couch. Viewers can expect Oprah’s signature interview style with the book club’s authors, addressing how we can all band together and make a positive impact in the world.
3. For All Mankind
Directed by: Ronald D. Moore
Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Jodi Balfour, Sarah Jones
If you love sci-fi, this is the pick for you. For All Mankind explores the possibilities of a world dominated by the global space race. Expect a compelling storyline (fancy a trip to Mars, anyone?) and some jaw-dropping computer-generated imagery.
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard
If you miss Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa’s beard (and impeccable acting skills), your desires will be fulfilled as he returns to the series-screen in See. This drama explores how survivors of a world-wide virus grapple with being the only human beings left on earth. Expect tons of edge-of-your-seat action with this one–the director Francis Lawrence also directed The Hunger Games.
Cast: Isaac Arellanes, Hannah Levinson, Jay Santiago
This show is a reboot of the 90’s TV show Ghostwriter on PBS. If you’re unfamiliar with the plot, it involves neighborhood kids being brought together by a ghost who’s up to no good.
Written by: Alena Smith
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, her parents are played by Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss
Historical fiction is fun, but it’s even more entertaining when it takes on a modern twist. Dickinson is a comedy-drama that chronicles the teenage years of famous writer Emily Dickinson. There are plenty of laughs to be had with this one; the script was written by Alena Smith, who was responsible for The Newsroom and The Affair.
Directed by: From the creators of The Muppets
Cast: Fictional characters
If you’re spending the weekend at home with little ones, binging on Helpsters is the way to go. This educational show is a spin-off from The Muppets and will leave your kids entertained for hours to come.