“We have seen the future, and it’s the past.”
Yeppers, it’s true. No matter how Golden Agey we may think we are, in TVland the present is always prologue…to the past. Case in point:
The 14 original shows Apple is producing in its massive push into TV
by John Lynch
Apple‘s push into original TV programming is set to explode — at some point in the near future.
The company had a brief, initial run of shows last summer with the release of the unscripted series “Planet of the Apps” and “Carpool Karaoke.”
But Apple drastically shifted its course in June when it hired former Sony Pictures Television presidents Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to head its original programming.
Since then, the company has announced the production or development of 12 original, scripted series — including a biographical drama on NBA all-star Kevin Durant’s youth, and its first animated show, from the creator of “Bob’s Burgers.”
None of those 12 upcoming series has a release date yet.
Here are the 14 original shows that Apple is producing in its massive push into TV: