Everything You Need to Know about Apple TV Plus
Apple is set to launch its streaming service “Apple TV Plus”. Apple TV Plus will offer consumers a way to subscribe to other online TV services. It will also offer a ton of original TV and movie programming that will be exclusive to Apple TV Plus. Here is everything you need to know about “Apple TV Plus”:
When will Apple TV Plus Release?
Apple TV Plus will launch in two phases. The first phase has already happed with the launch of the updated Apple TV. The second part of the service, when Apple TV Plus introduces its original and exclusive programming, will be available November 1.
Which Platforms will Support Apple TV Plus?
Apple TV Plus is available on the company’s own hardware, of course, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac and its Apple TV set-top box. Apple TV app will also be available on a number of smart TVs including the newest 2019 Samsung smart televisions. The revamped Apple TV app will also be available on LG, Sony and Vizio smart TVs in the near future. Perhaps the most exciting thing is that the Apple TV app is now available on the popular Roku and Amazon Fire TV platforms.
What TV Services will the New Apple TV App Support?
Apple has confirmed a selection of premium TV services that it will support inside the new Apple TV app. the app will allow users to use just their Apple ID and password to sign up for these streaming services. The account can be shared with up to six family members. Here’s a look at what’s been confirmed for the U.S. market:
- Amazon Prime Video
- ESPN Plus
- CBS All Access
- Smithsonian Channel
- MTV Hits
Where will Apple TV Plus be Available?
Apple has confirmed that the new app, and the Apple TV Plus service, will be available not just in the U.S but in over 120 other countries worldwide. It will officially launch on November 1.
What Exclusive TV Shows and Movies will Apple TV Plus have at Launch?
Here’s the launch lineup for the service on the launch date:
- The Morning Show
- Oprah’s Book Club
- For All Mankind
- Truth Be Told