Apple passed the one-year mark for its streaming service back in the fall, capping a jam-packed first year with some wildly popular
For my money — I’m always up for a solid spy thriller — the
Apple TV Plus shows coming soon
Two of the shows below don’t have official release dates that have been confirmed yet. Nevertheless, they’re all coming soon and should definitely be part of your list of shows to check out. Without further ado:
The Morning Show (September 17)
#TheMorningShow will be back on air September 17 only on Apple TV+. Things have definitely changed since the last time you tuned in, and you won’t want to miss it. #AppleOriginals https://t.co/87VSBbv0RA pic.twitter.com/6BF7lOkstA
— The Morning Show (@TheMorningShow) June 14, 2021
The linchpin show of the
From Apple: “The Morning Show explores the cutthroat world of morning news and the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning. Told through the lens of two complicated women working to navigate the minefield of high-octane jobs while facing crises in both their personal and professional lives, The Morning Show is an unapologetically candid drama that looks at the power dynamics between women and men, and women and women, in the workplace.”
Foundation (September 24)
— Foundation (@Foundation_) August 19, 2021
Sci-fi fans are salivating over this one. Isaac Asimov’s work, coming to the streamer? Plus Jared Harris? Lee Pace? This one has the makings of a winner. And Apple just this week released a trailer to get you excited ahead of the Season 1 launch next month.
From Apple: “Featuring an international cast led by Emmy Award nominees Jared Harris and Lee Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the monumental adaptation chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity.”
The Problem With Jon Stewart (September)
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Enjoy this small step for man! pic.twitter.com/6gBHHJLByQ
— Jon Stewart (@jonstewart) July 20, 2021
Ex-Daily Show host Jon Stewart has been away from our TVs, and from a truly insane news cycle over the past few years, for way too long. He’s rectifying that come September, with the launch of his new show for
From Apple: “The Problem with Jon Stewart is a multiple season, one-hour, single-issue series which will explore topics that are currently part of the national conversation and his advocacy work. Each season of the series will be further explored in a companion podcast to continue the discussion.”
Five Days at Memorial (TBA)
Last but not least, I have high hopes for this one partly because of the team involved. Five Days At Memorial is a limited series from John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, American Crime) and Carlton Cuse (Locke & Key, Jack Ryan, Lost). Ridley and Cuse will both serve as showrunners, writers and executive producers on the project.
The series is based on a book of the same name, tracking events at a New Orleans hospital during the Hurricane Katrina catastrophe. For that reason, I also think this one will be incredibly timely, because of the coronavirus pandemic we’re still living through.
From Apple: “Based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sheri Fink, Five Days At Memorial chronicles the first five days in a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. When the floodwaters rose, the power failed and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers were forced to make life-and-death decisions that haunted them for years to come.”