Today, Apple announced that its video subscription service, Apple TV+, will be available starting November 1 and priced at just $4.99 per month.
As well as iOS devices, Macs, Apple TV, Samsung TVs, and more, Apple TV+ content can also be watched on the web. The web app will go live at tv.apple.com when Apple TV+ launches.
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Apple TV+ is launching with a small library, adding new original TV shows and movies each month. Apple today revealed more about its rollout strategy, too.
In a press release, Apple said that most Apple TV+ series will premiere with three episodes, adding one new episode on a weekly basis. However, some shows will debut with all episodes available in one go. This means Apple will adopt the Netflix binge model for some content and a traditional episodic release schedule for its high-profile star content.
Users will be able to sign up and watch Apple TV on the web in browsers including Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.
You can already watch trailers for Apple TV+ shows in the Apple TV app, and sign up for notifications to get alerted when the first episodes drop.
On November 1, the Apple TV+ content lineup will feature:
- See, a sci-fi drama series starring Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard.
- The Morning Show, starring Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell.
- Dickinson, starring Hailee Steinfeld as the young poet in a dark comedy coming-of-age story.
- For All Mankind, which imagines what would have happened if the space race never ended.
- Helpsters, a kids’ series from the makers of Sesame Street.
- Snoopy in Space, a new cartoon featuring the Peanuts crew.
- Ghostwriter, a story that follows four kids as they team up to animate fictional characters from works of literature.
- The Elephant Queen, a documentary film following the species on the verge of extinction.
Apple will be adding new shows and movies all the time, including book club content from Oprah, a thriller from M. Night Shyamalan, a new Truth Be Told series starring Octavia Spencer, and much more.