Apple has officially launched its highly anticipated streaming service, Apple TV+, which features new, exclusive original shows, movies, and documentaries, as well as older tv and movie content for $4.99 a month. Apple TV+ is available is more than 100 countries and regions, and can be accessed on almost all Apple products, select Samsung smart TVs, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV devices.
Apple debuted the streaming service with the first three episodes of original content, including “The Morning Show,” “See,” and “For All Mankind.” New episodes will be added the Apple TV+ each week for the remainder of their seasons. Other select original shows, including “Dickinson,” “Helpsters,” and “Snoopy in Space” have their entire first season streaming now.
“Audiences in over 100 countries and regions can now enjoy Apple TV+, home to an all-original lineup of powerful shows and movies from today’s greatest storytellers,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “It was important for us to make it easy for everyone to watch across all their favorite screens, so Apple TV+ is the most broadly available Apple service ever from day one.”
“I have loved working with Apple. I have never felt such freedom and support,” said Kerry Ehrin, showrunner and executive producer of “The Morning Show.” “It is a place to breathe as an artist. Not only have they been tremendous creative colleagues, but it also feels like family in the best ways. I'm very proud to be working with them. They are special.”
Starting today, customers can sign up for a 7-day free trial, and then will be charged the monthly fee if they don’t cancel. With the Family Sharing option, six family members can access Apple TV+ using just one subscription. Additionally, customers who have recently purchased an Apple product can redeem a free year of Apple TV+ on its website.