15 Upcoming Apple Original TV Shows To Be Excited About

Apple are making a play for Netflix's crown.

The Foundation trilogy
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Between the likes of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, there's already a wealth of TV out there for people to never have the time to watch, and that's before even factoring in cable channels and broadcast networks.

It's a crowded marketplace and arguably too much, but that's never stopped a company like Apple before. Not content with dominating the tech market, the California giants are now planning a move into TV production.

This won't just be any old half-baked effort either, but a series attempt to compete with all the big players. And to show just how serious they are about that, Apple have made a $1bn commitment to making their own original series, which will start rolling out in 2019. They've already attracted some key talent, won rights to hot properties, and pretty soon there's going to be a lot more TV to watch on your iPhone.

15. Ronald D. Moore Sci-Fi Series

Ronald D Moore
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Ronald D. Moore (creator, lead writer), Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi (producers)


A new sci-fi series from the creator of Battlestar Galactica, this untitled sci-fi series will take place in an alternate reality where the space race between the United States and Russia never actually ended. So a bit like Man in the High Castle, but with more astronauts.

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