The best Apple TV+ shows to watch now

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heyOver the past decade, the TV landscape has been revolutionized by streaming. Where once everyone was limited to a handful of channels and had to go through endless repetition last wine of summer Viewers are now faced with a glut of possible streaming services – making it harder than ever to know what to turn on.

During most of the 2010s, Netflix was synonymous with the idea of ​​original streaming content. But the past few years have given rise to several compelling alternatives, including Disney+, Prime Video, and Apple TV+.

Since its launch in 2019, Apple TV+ has established itself as one of the most reliable emerging streaming services when it comes to original content. from plays like for all Mankind And pachinko to prefer light comedic fare ted lasso And legendary quest, the streamer has proven that it can do more than just hold its own against the competition. In 2019, Apple TV+ becomes the first streaming service to produce an Oscar Best Picture winner in a sentimental drama coda,

And with its television output, Apple has worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Anne Hathaway, and Harrison Ford, along with many respected creatives like Pablo Larrain and Cleo Barnard.

With dozens of past and ongoing TV series in its catalog, and many more in the pipeline, the range of options for Apple TV+ can still be intimidating for new subscribers.

to help you, Independent Here’s a list of the best shows Apple TV+ has to offer.

Here are 15 of our favorite TV series that can now be watched on Apple TV+…


This chilling corporate satire about work/life balance sees employees of a mysterious company, Lumon, being “dissociated” – separating their work from their home so that a part of their consciousness never leaves the office and The sequel to Never Go In Starring Adam Scott and Patricia Arquette, it’s surreal, black comedy, beautiful and deep. And the season finale was a nailbiting masterpiece. first series made it Our list of the best shows of 2022which you can read in full Here, eh

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ted lasso

Jason Sudeikis’s yank-out-of-water comedy about a belligerent good-natured NFL manager who tries his hand at Premier League football is perhaps the most talked about Apple TV+ original series. The fast-paced second and third seasons have proven divisive — as have the show’s continued Americanization and fake butchering of the beautiful game — but its first season in particular is a charming, light-hearted effort. Line of control

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An ambitious historical epic detailing the lives of four generations of Korean immigrants, pachinko Launched on Apple TV+ in 2021 to universal acclaim. There’s some real talent both behind and in front of the camera: terrorK Sue Hugh served as showrunner, while COLUMBUS And anymore Filmmaker Kogonada hired Justin Chon (blue Bayou, A second season, which is currently in development, is likely to be a source of rapturous anticipation among fans. Line of control

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Minha Kim, Inji Jeong and Steve Sanghyun Noh in ‘Pachinko’

(Apple TV+)

bad sisters

Wherever Sharon Horgan goes, razor-sharp comedy can usually be found. She was already quite universally acclaimed for her writings Destruction And HomelandAnd then the Garvey girls rocked the scene Bad sisters. It follows four Dublin sisters who plot to murder the sinister husband of the remaining fifth sister. Horgan, who also stars in this, is terrific, and Eve Hewson is a revelation as youngest sibling Bekah. eh

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for all Mankind

Everyone knows that America was the first country to send people to the moon. What does this series assume… what if it doesn’t? for all Mankind takes the Space Race as a jumping-off point for the entire alternate history timeline, as a Soviet PR victory causes a butterfly effect that ripples through the rest of the century. Solid writing and strong performances from a cast including Joel Kinnaman, Jodi Balfour and Wren Schmidt for all Mankind Arrest and paranormal television. Line of control

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slow horses

Gary Oldman stars as the wonderfully grumpy intelligence officer in this adaptation of Mick Herron’s Jackson Lamb detective books. He is part of a dysfunctional team of British agents who work in MI5’s dumping ground department known as Slow House. show, from Veep And thick of it The cerebral and pitch-black comedy comes from writer Will Smith, and will welcome Joanna Scanlan to the cast for its upcoming fourth season. eh

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Gary Oldman and Jack Lowden in ‘Slow Horses’

(Apple TV+)

legendary quest

This half-hour series, set in the offices of a world of Warcraft-esque video game studio, is a highly entertaining sitcom created by it’s always sunny in philadelphia alumni Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz. while it never really comes close to matching always sunnyLightning in a Bottle Comic Genius, legendary quest Thanks to Charlotte Nicdao’s turn as the talented but flawed Poppy, whose vibrant relationship with egomaniacal Ian (McElhenney) forms the core of the show’s narrative. Line of control

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the morning show

One of the craziest shows on the platform – and that’s saying something – is the comedy drama that lifts the curtains on early morning US TV. Largely in its favor are stellar performances from Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, and Billy Crudup. The first season was great; The second one descended into a bit of chaos (plus, it introduced Covid into the story, which is always painful). But it was still essentially watchable. eh

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One of Apple TV+’s debut series is one of their best: a revisionist comedy-drama about reclusive poet Emily Dickinson, starring pop musician and true Grit star Hailee Steinfeld. Lots of liberties are taken with historical fact – here, the young artist is shown falling in love with her best friend Sue Gilbert (Ella Hunt), who is also engaged to be married to Emily’s brother. But dickinson is an intelligent, imaginative series that tries to capture its subject in spirit rather than simile. Line of control

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In this beloved British sitcom, Esther Smith’s Nikki and Rafe Spall’s Jason are “trying” to adopt a child. They’ve tried to conceive for years, including IVF, and it hasn’t worked. While infertility may not exactly sound like ripe territory for struggle comedy, writer Andy Walton is adept at finding the absurdity within. worth your time. eh

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the problem with jon stewart

East-daily show Comedian Stewart more than proves her role as a formidable political interviewer in this timely nonfiction series. Every so often, a clip Problem will go viral, featuring Stewart taking a politician to task on issues like gun reform, but the episodes are totally worth watching: Stewart is a likeable and outspoken host, who strikes a good balance of accessibility and rigor on her topics. attacks with. Line of control

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In Apple’s Sunny Dramedy shrink, Jason Segel plays a therapist who – to borrow an expression from author Georgia Pritchett – has a bit of a messed up life. The series co-stars Harrison Ford and the alluring Jessica Williams, and it hits the stage just a few weeks before Segel’s best friend Chris O’Dowd’s Midlife Crisis show (see next pic) comes out, so it definitely It seems as if there is something in the water. eh

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the big door prize

Chris O’Dowd is as leggy and friendly as ever in this show adapted from MO Walsh’s novel. It is set in a small town that is turned upside down after a strange “morpho” machine appears in the local store. For the same price as a cup of coffee, the bright blue object promises to reveal to people their “true life potential.” Of course, this immediately sends everyone, including O’Dowd’s Dusty, into an existential spiral. eh

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Midlife Marriage Crisis: Gabrielle Dennis and Chris O’Dowd as Cassie and Dusty in ‘The Big Door Prize’



There’s really nothing else like it on television Schmigdoon!, A musical homage to (and a direct parody of) Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and 1950s brigadoon), this fabulous show sees Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key stumble into a town where everyone’s singing and everyone’s dancing… but won’t let them. Barry Sonnenfeld, then Coen Brothers cinematographer and director of 1993 adams family valuesdirected the entirety of season one. Line of control

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shining girls

This Dark Mystery Seizes, Based on the 2013 Novel by Lauren Beaux Mad Man Favorite Elisabeth Moss plays Kirby, a newspaper researcher who, six years before the start of the series, survives a horrific attack by a man who was never caught. Determined to find the culprit, she discovers a murder that bears striking similarities to her own attack, and begins her investigation. As our writer Amanda Whiting put it: “There are hardly any scenes in shining girls It doesn’t feature Elisabeth Moss doing anything amazing. eh

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