Best Shows on Apple TV Plus

Nowadays every other company is starting its own streaming service. Apple is no exception to this. In November 2019, Apple started its own streaming service ‘Apple TV+’ to stream Apple originals, documentaries, award-winning tv series, dramas, and much more. Apple TV plus ad-free subscription is $5/mo but anybody can get one year free Apple TV plus subscription when they purchase any apple device (new or refurbished). Apple has also bundled the plan with the Apple music student discount plan to attract youth to their streaming platform.

When launched, Apple TV plus had only 9 programs but right now there are 40 different shows. Focused on fresh and original content, Apple TV plus has very little content compared to other streaming giants such as Disney plus and Netflix. However, Apple is adding more content every month and also has begun licensing of few old programs.

Some of the shows on Apple TV plus are really worth watching. These shows are hardly a season with a maximum of ten episodes so you can finish the list by taking one month subscription. Let’s look at those 10 Best Shows on Apple TV plus.

1) Truth To Be Told

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 8 Episodes

Based on the novel ‘Are You Sleeping’ by Kathleen Barber, Truth To Be Told is the Apple original created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman. The show revolves around a murder investigation conducted by Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer). Poppy is also a crime podcaster who shares the investigation updates with her listeners. Poppy gets confused about her decision when she gets to know that the convicted killer Warren Cave was framed into this crime.

Though the plot seems interesting it has failed to engage the audience till the end. It could have been better with its screenplay. However, Octavia steals the show with her matured acting.

2) Servant

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 10 Episodes

S2: 10 Episodes

A couple living in Philadelphia hires a girl to be a nanny of their baby. This silent and innocent-looking girl brings a mysterious twist to their life. As the story unfolds the secrets of both the girl and the couple will be exposed. The story is really interesting that keeps viewers guessing about what might happens next.

M. Night Shyamalan has won again with his peculiar way of storytelling. Each episode lasts for thirty minutes, few may feel dragged but Servent is worth watching because of its unexpected twists and mysteries.

3) The Morning Show

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 10 Episodes

The Morning Show is the highly budgeted ($300 million) series on Apple TV plus. Starring the Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show is perfectly crafted with all the aspects of television drama. ‘The morning show’ is a popular breakfast news program broadcasting from Manhattan on the UBA network where Mitch Kessler and Alex are the main hosts. The show is top-rated, watched by millions of people. But one day Mitch was fired because of the sex scandals! Alex had to fight to retain her top anchor role with her newly appointed co-host.

The show is gripping, Jennifer and Witherspoon are excellent in their roles, story is true to the fact, dramatic events keep the curiosity until the end of the show.

4) Little America

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 8 Episodes

Little America is a story of immigrants who come to America with a new dream but face many problems such as visas, cultural differences.. Each episode is a story of different people. Little America is based on true stories that were originally published in Epic Magazine. Season 2 is yet to be released as announced by Apple.

Every story shown here is an inspiration in many ways. There is frustration, tears, winning, success hence the show succeeds to touch you emotionally with its eight different stories.

5) Little Voice

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 9 Episodes

Little Voice is a romantic comedy-drama produced by Apple TV plus. The show revolves around a young girl in her 20s, who is a talented singer trying to reach her goals. She faces rejection, family issues, and love life turbulences. The show is all about how she finds her own voice amidst the noise.

Little voice is filled with songs, there are ten tracks in the show, sung by the American pop artist Sara Bareilles. Brittany O’Grady being a singer in her real life, this role is most suitable for her and she has given her best in the series.

6) Amazing Stories

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 5 Episodes

The famous 1985 anthology series ‘Amazing Series’ is back on Apple TV plus in the improvised form. In 1985 this show was one of the award-winning series that aired on NBC. In this anthology series, filmmakers, directors, and writers tell stories firing viewers’ imaginations and transporting them to worlds of wonder.

If you have seen old Amazing Stories, then this revival show on Apple TV plus will make you feel nostalgic. It may not please everyone but the show is worth giving a try!

7) For All Mankind

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 10 Episodes

S2: 10 Episodes

Created based on the concept ‘what would have happened if the global space race had never ended’, For All Mankind dramatizes the series of events after the Soviet Union (now Russia) succeeds in the first crewed Moon landing ahead of the United States. This show is everything about spacecraft, Nasa, the Moon landing, Space missions.. If you love astronautic stuff then here is a perfect show to make your day.

Written by the Star Trek fame, Ronald D. Moore, For All Mankind features the historical crewmembers including Apolo 11 (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins).

8) Trying

S1: 8 Episodes

Trying is the British rom-com series created by Andy Wolton. It is the story of a young married couple who are trying to get pregnant but face difficulties in the process. Finally, they decide to adopt a baby but it is not that easy as they thought! This show is everything about having children. TTC phase, Medical checkups, adoption.. Trying is a simple yet heart touching story that definitely makes you emotional and brings back some memories if you have crossed or passing the same path.

9) Losing Alice

PC: Apple TV Plus

S1: 5 Episodes

Losing Alice is an erotic, psychological, Neo-noir thriller inspired by Faust’s tale. It is the story of Alice, a 47-year-old female filmmaker who gets obsessed with a 24-year-old screenwriter. Alice tries everything she could to achieve power and success. Her jealousy and agony over Sophie, fear of getting aged, being sidelined, and everything that happens when two women fighting to achieve the same thing is shown in Losing Alice.

The show is written in such a way that, it takes the viewer on a ride of past and present thus making a play with the conscious and subconscious mind.

10) Ted Lasso

Best Shows on Apple TV

S1: 10 Episodes

Ted Lasso is the latest sitcom series released on Apple TV plus. It is about Ted Lasso, who has zero experience with a football association but gets recruited to coach an English Premier League team, AFC Richmond club. The show is full of fun with Ted’s ignorance about football but he really tries his best to do justice to his job. His assistant does most of the coach work but yeah Ted Lasso is the coach of the team!

Ted Lasso’s character was originally created for NBC Sports Premier League Promos. Apple has renewed two more seasons of Ted Lasso and Season 2 is supposed to release in 2021.

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