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July on Apple TV+

July on Apple TV+

July on Apple TV+ – highlights include Sunny, Fly Me to the Moon, Me, Lady in the Lake, Omnivore, Time Bandits and Women in Blue,

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April on Apple TV+

May on Apple TV+

May on Apple TV+ – highlights include Acapulco, Dark Matter, Hollywood Con Queen, The Big Cigar and Trying. Streaming this May, only on Apple TV+.

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April on Apple TV+

April on Apple TV+

April on Apple TV+ – highlights include Loot, Girls State, Sugar, Franklin and The Big Door Prize. Streaming this April, only on Apple TV+.

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March on Apple TV+

March on Apple TV+

March on Apple TV+ – highlights include Napoleon, The Completely Made-up Adventures of Dick Turpin and The Reluctant Traveller with Eugene Levy.

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January on Apple TV+

January on Apple TV+

January on Apple TV+ – Apple TV+ highlights for the month of January include Criminal Record and Masters of the Air. Streaming this January.

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December on Apple TV+

December on Apple TV+

December on Apple TV+ – highlights include Spirited, The Snoopy Show, Frog and Toad, Shape Island, The Family Plan and Sago Mini Friends.

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November on Apple TV+

November on Apple TV+

November on Apple TV+ – highlights include Fingernails, The Buccaneers, Monarch: Legacy of Monsters and Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas.

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October on Apple TV+

October on Apple TV+

October on Apple TV+ – highlights include Lessons in Chemistry, Killers of the Flower Moon, The Pigeon Tunnel and The Enfield Poltergeist .

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August on Apple TV+

August on Apple TV+

August on Apple TV+ – highlights include Physical, Eva the Owlet, Strange Planet, Invasion and Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn.

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July on Apple TV+

July on Apple TV+

July on Apple TV+ – Apple TV+ highlights for the month of July include Duck and Goose, The Afterparty, Foundation and Stephen Curry: Underrated.

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June on Apple TV+

June on Apple TV+

June on Apple TV+ – Apple TV+ highlights for the month of June include The Crowded Room, The Snoopy Show, Duck & Goose and Lovely Little Farm.

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May on Apple TV+

May on Apple TV+

May on Apple TV+ – highlights include Silo, Harriet the Spy, STILL: A Michael J Fox Movie, City on Fire, High Desert, Stillwater and Platonic.

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The Last Thing He Told Me on Apple TV+

April on Apple TV+

April on Apple TV+ – Apple TV+ highlights for the month of April include Schmigadoon, Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker, The Last Thing He Told Me, Jane, Sago Mini Friends, Ghosted, Drops of God and Frog & Toad. Schmigadoon! Having found true love in the town of Schmigadoon, season two of “Schmigadoon!” will find Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) in Schmicago, the reimagined world of ’60s and ’70s musicals. The second season of Apple’s broadly acclaimed comedy will include new original musical numbers from co-creator and executive producer Cinco Paul. Schmigadoon! – Season 2 Release Date: 7 April, 2023 Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker An inside look at the controversial life and career of tennis great Boris Becker—featuring interviews with John McEnroe, Novak Djokovic, Björn Borg, and other icons. Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker – 7 Aprl, 2023 on Apple TV+ The Last Thing He Told Me Limited series “The Last Thing He Told Me” follows Hannah (played by Jennifer Garner), a woman who must forge a relationship with her 16-year-old stepdaughter Bailey (played by Angourie Rice) in order to find the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared. Based on the acclaimed bestselling novel, the series is created and adapted by Laura Dave, alongside series co-creator Josh Singer. Garner also serves as executive producer alongside Hello Sunshine’s Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. The Last Thing He Told Me – 14 April, 2023 Jane Jane, a 9-year-old budding environmentalist on a quest to save endangered animals. Using her powerful imagination, Jane takes her best friends David and Greybeard the chimpanzee on epic adventures to help protect wild animals all around the world because, according to her idol Dr. Jane Goodall: “Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, can they be saved.” Jane – 14 April, 2023 Sago Mini Friends The “Sago Mini Friends” series is an adorable nod to gratitude featuring Harvey the floppy-eared dog and his best friends, Jinja the cat, Jack the rabbit, and Robin the bird. Along with a unique cast of residents as colourful as their own whimsical world, the four friends play, explore, imagine and celebrate daily in their joyful town of Sagoville. In each episode, Harvey and all his friends express their true thankfulness for all things, big and small, through optimism, kindness, preschool-friendly humour and unforgettable original songs! Sago Mini Friends – Earth Day Special – 14 April, 2023 Ghosted Ghosted is an upcoming American romantic comedy action-adventure film directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Chris McKenna, and Erik Sommers, from a story by Reese and Wernick. The film stars Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. Ghosted – 21 April, 2023 Drops of God “Drops of God” is set in the world of gastronomy and fine wines. Frenchman Alexandre Léger, creator of the famous Léger Wine Guide and emblematic figure in oenology, has just passed away at his home in Tokyo at the age of 60. He leaves behind a daughter, Camille (Fleur Geffrier), who lives in Paris and hasn’t seen her father since her parents separated when she was nine years old. When Camille flies to Tokyo and Léger’s will is read, she discovers that her father has left her an extraordinary wine collection — the greatest collection in the world according to the experts. But, to claim the inheritance, Camille must compete with a brilliant young oenologist, Issei Tomine (Tomohisa Yamashita). Biological daughter versus spiritual son: the duel is about to begin. There are three tests to break the tie, all related to wine tasting. The winner will take ownership of Léger’s empire, the loser will leave empty handed. But how could Camille win such a duel? She knows nothing about wine, and worse: she has never drunk a single drop. Drops of God – 21 April, 2023 Frog and Toad Frog is a frog. Toad is a toad. They have a lot in common… but they are also very different. Frog and Toad are best friends who know that the true secret to friendship is not only enjoying the things you have in common, but embracing the things that make you different. Our differences are what makes us special, and Frog and Toad celebrate them in what makes them unique.  Frog and Toad – 28 April, 2023 About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr. More TV Central Apple TV+ content HERE

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Ted Lasso

March on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of March include The Problem with Jon Stewart, Ted Lasso, Extrapolations, My Kind of Country, The Big Door Prize, Eva the Owlet and Tetris. The Problem with Jon Stewart The highly anticipated new current affairs series from acclaimed host, writer, producer, director and advocate Jon Stewart, taking a deep dive on the issues affecting us most. “The Problem With Jon Stewart” is a multiple-season, single-issue series with Stewart in discussion with the people who are impacted by the issue — as well as those who have a hand in creating the impact. Together, they will discuss tangible steps that can lead to a solutionary path forward. The Apple Original series will also feature a companion podcast that will extend the conversation from each episode, featuring staff members from across the show who will bring us interviews with activists in the space, the facts on the issue, and yes, lots of jokes. “The Problem With Jon Stewart” series will release new episodes every other week, while the series’ official podcast will introduce new episodes every week on Apple Podcast (where available). The Problem with Jon Stewart – Friday 3 March, 2023 Ted Lasso Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer. In addition to starring, Sudeikis serves as executive producer, alongside Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”) via his Doozer Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content. Doozer’s Jeff Ingold also serves as an executive producer with Liza Katzer as co-executive producer. The series was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt, and is based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports. Ted Lasso – Wednesday 15 March, 2023 Extrapolations “Extrapolations” is a bracing drama from writer, director and executive producer Scott Z. Burns that introduces a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives. Eight interwoven stories about love, work, faith and family from across the globe will explore the intimate, life-altering choices that must be made when the planet is changing faster than the population. Every story is different, but the fight for our future is universal. And when the fate of humanity is up against a ticking clock, the battle between courage and complacency has never been more urgent. Are we brave enough to become the solution to our own undoing before it’s too late? Extrapolations – Friday 17 March, 2023 My Kind of Country “My Kind of Country” is a fresh take on a competition series, breaking down barriers in country music by providing an extraordinary opportunity to diverse and innovative artists from around the world. Scouts Allen, Guyton and Peck each hand-pick a roster of exceptional up-and-coming artists and invite them to the home of country music in Nashville, Tennessee, to showcase their unique sound. The competition winner will receive a life-changing prize from Apple Music, receiving unprecedented support and exposure on the platform. My Kind of Country – Friday 24 March, 2023 The Big Door Prize Based on M.O. Walsh’s novel of the same name, “The Big Door Prize” tells the story of a small town that is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears in the general store, promising to reveal each resident’s true life potential. The Big Door Prize – Wednesday 29 March, 2023 Eva the Owlet Apple TV+ today announced a series order for “Eva the Owlet,” a new animated kids and family series based on the New York Times bestselling Scholastic book series “Owl Diaries” by award-winning author Rebecca Elliott. Since first being published, “Owl Diaries” now has eight foreign language translations and 3 million copies in print. Produced by Scholastic Entertainment and animated by Brown Bag Films, “Eva the Owlet” also features original songs by critically acclaimed musician and singer-songwriter Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums. “Eva the Owlet” stars Eva, a creative, cheeky owlet who lives next door to her best friend Lucy in the woodland world of Treetopington. With big ideas and an even bigger personality, Eva goes on high-flying adventures, expressing herself in her journal along the way! “Eva the Owlet” is the latest series in the Apple TV+ kids’ changemakers initiative, which brings world-renowned education leaders together with the world’s most creative storytellers to create inspiring and enriching original series for kids. The initiative encourages imagination, self-confidence and critical thinking through Apple Original series, with titles to date including Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “Stillwater,” “Hello, Jack: The Kindness Show,” “Pretzel and the Puppies” and many more. For “Eva the Owlet,” Apple TV+ partnered with changemaker John F. Evans, MAT, MA, Ed.D., a writing clinician, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach at Duke Integrative Medicine, and the founder and executive director of Wellness & Writing Connections, LLC. With James Pennebaker, Evans co-authored “Expressive Writing: Words that Heal,” which has been published in six languages. He works with individuals and groups to teach them how to use writing for better physical, emotional and mental health, and collaborated with executive producers and Scholastic Entertainment to help develop the series and infuse lessons around the value of using writing as a tool for healthy self-expression. “Eva the Owlet” is executive produced by Scholastic Entertainment’s Daytime Emmy Award-nominated team including Iole Lucchese (“Clifford the Big Red Dog”), Caitlin Friedman (“Caster”), and Jef Kaminsky (“Stillwater”). Head series writers and Daytime Emmy Award nominees Annabeth Bondor-Stone (“Helpsters”) and Connor White (“Helpsters”) serve as co-executive producers, and Daytime Emmy Award nominee Damien O’Connor (“Angela’s Christmas,” “Angela’s Christmas 2”) serves as series director. The series is produced by award-winning Scholastic Entertainment (“Clifford the Big Red Dog,” “Goosebumps,” “The Magic School Bus”), and animated by 9 Story Media Group’s Emmy-winning and Academy Award-nominated studio Brown Bag Films in Dublin and Bali (”Doc McStuffins,” “Vampirina,” and “Octonauts”). Eva the Owlet – Friday 31 March, 2023 Tetris “Tetris” tells the unbelievable story of how one of the world’s most popular video games found its way to

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Dear Edward

February on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of February include Dear Edward, Pinecone and Pony, Sharper, Hello Tomorrow, Make or Break, The Reluctant Traveller, Liaison and Pretzel and the Puppies. Dear Edward 3 February A 12-year-old boy becomes the lone survivor of a plane crash. As he and others affected by the tragedy try to make sense of what happened, unexpected friendships, romances and communities are formed. Pinecone and Pony 3 February Season 2 Based on the book “The Princess and the Pony” by New York Times bestselling author Kate Beaton and hailing from DreamWorks, “Pinecone & Pony” is an eight-episode animated comedy for kids and families about a young warrior-in-training and her best friend Pony, who, by helping each other, learn to challenge their expectations and break the mold. After all, when you keep an open mind and an open heart, you’ll discover that nothing is ever as it first appears, the world is full of possibilities, and life can be a fun-filled adventure if you let it. Sharper 17 February No one is who they seem in Sharper, a neo-noir thriller of secrets and lies, set amongst New York City’s bedrooms, barrooms and boardrooms. Characters compete for riches and power in a high stakes game of ambition, greed, lust and jealousy that will keep audiences guessing until the final moment. Hello Tomorrow 17 February Set in a retro-future world, “Hello Tomorrow!” centres around a group of travelling salesmen hawking lunar timeshares. Billy Crudup stars as Jack, a salesman of great talent and ambition, whose unshakable faith in a brighter tomorrow inspires his coworkers, revitalises his desperate customers, but threatens to leave him dangerously lost in the very dream that sustains him. Make or Break 17 February Season 2 Travel the globe with pro surfing’s best as they compete for a world title. This riveting docuseries captures their lives on tour and the sacrifices they make to get to the top. The Reluctant Traveller 24 February The eight-episode series follows Eugene Levy as he visits some of the world’s most beautiful and intriguing destinations in Costa Rica, Finland, Italy, Japan, Maldives, Portugal, South Africa and the United States, exploring remarkable hotels and the places and cultures surrounding them. Liaison 24 February “Liaison” is a high-stakes, contemporary thriller exploring how the mistakes of our past have the potential to destroy our future, combining action with an unpredictable, multilayered plot where espionage and political intrigue play out against a story of passionate and enduring love. Pretzel and the Puppies 24 February Season 2 When your dad is the “world’s longest dachshund,” it puts a whole new twist on growing up — literally! Meet Pretzel and the puppies, a modern and unique dog family who are always sniffing out ways to “make their bark” on their hometown of Muttgomery and make it a better place for their four-legged friends and neighbours. About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr.

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Servant

January on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of January include Servant, Super League: The War for Football, Truth Be Told and Shrinking. Servant From M. Night Shyamalan – follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. Following its suspenseful season three finale, season four brings the final chapter of the Turner story to an epic and emotional conclusion. Leanne’s war with the Church of Lesser Saints heightens, threatening Spruce street, the city of Philadelphia and beyond. Meanwhile, the shattered Turner family must not only confront the increasing threat of Leanne, but the certain reality that Dorothy is waking up. As the Turner family brownstone continues to crumble, questions are finally answered: who is Leanne Grayson and who is the child in their home. “Servant” stars Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free and Rupert Grint, who all reprise their roles for the final season. Servant – Friday 13 January, 2023 Super League: The War For Football This is a four-part series that documents the high stakes battle that is set off when plans for a breakaway league emerge and the past, present, and future of European football collide, leaving the game’s most powerful leaders to defend, or upend, the traditions of the sport. With unprecedented access to league Presidents, club owners and the architects behind the European Super League, the docuseries brings fans the yet untold story of how and why this idea was hatched and the battle plans that were formed to fight it. The series is directed and executive produced by All Rise Films’ News & Documentary Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist (“The Two Escobars,” “The Line,” “Momentum Generation”), and executive produced by Words + Pictures’ Emmy Award-winning Connor Schell (“The Last Dance,” “30 for 30,” and Oscar-winning “O.J. Made in America”). Super League: The War For Football – Friday – 13 January, 2023 Truth Be Told Season 3, from acclaimed writer and executive producer Nichelle Tramble Spellman, is an NAACP Image Award-winning series that provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts. The 10-episode third season will star Octavia Spencer alongside new addition, award-winning actress Gabrielle Union, and sees Spencer reprise her role as investigative reporter turned true crime podcaster Poppy Scoville to take on a new case. In season three, Poppy (Spencer), frustrated by the lack of media attention for several young missing Black girls, teams with an unorthodox principal (Union) to keep the victims’ names in the public eye while chasing down leads to a suspected sex trafficking ring that may have ensnared them. In addition to Union, returning cast members include series regulars Mekhi Phifer, David Lyons, Ron Cephas Jones, Merle Dandridge, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Mychala Faith Lee and Tami Roman. Truth Be Told – Friday 20 January, 2023 Shrinking Hailing from Jason Segel, Emmy Award winning “Ted Lasso” co-creator Bill Lawrence and Emmy Award-winning “Ted Lasso” star, writer and co-executive producer Brett Goldstein, is the new 10-episode comedy following a grieving therapist (played by Segel) who starts to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making huge, tumultuous changes to people’s lives … including his own. In addition to Segel and Ford, “Shrinking” stars Christa Miller, Jessica Williams, Michael Urie, Luke Tennie and Lukita Maxwell. Shrinking – Friday 27 January, 2023 About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr.

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Slow Horses

December on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of December include Slow Horses, Emancipation and Little America. Slow Horses This darkly funny espionage drama follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes. Led by their brilliant but irascible leader, the notorious Jackson Lamb, they navigate the espionage world’s smoke and mirrors to defend England from sinister forces. Slow Horses (season 2) – 2 December, 2022 Emancipation “Emancipation” tells the triumphant story of Peter (Will Smith), a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on his quest for freedom. The film is inspired by the 1863 photos of “Whipped Peter,” taken during a Union Army medical examination, that first appeared in Harper’s Weekly. One image, known as “The Scourged Back,” which shows Peter’s bare back mutilated by a whipping delivered by his enslavers, ultimately contributed to growing public opposition to slavery. Emancipation – 9 December, 2022 Little America Inspired by the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, “Little America” will go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America, when they’re more relevant now than ever. “Little America” is written and executive produced by Lee Eisenberg, who serves as showrunner, and Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. Alan Yang executive produces through Universal Television. The series is also executive produced by Sian Heder, and Joshuah Bearman, Joshua Davis and Arthur Spector executive produce for Epic Magazine. Heder also serves as co-showrunner alongside Eisenberg. Little America (season 2) – 9 December, 2022 Christmas on Apple TV+ Spirited Each Christmas Eve, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell) selects one dark soul to be reformed by a visit from three spirits. But this season, he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host until Present finds himself reexamining his own past, present and future. For the first time, “A Christmas Carol” is told from the perspective of the ghosts in this hilarious musical twist on the classic Dickens tale. From Director Sean Anders (“Daddy’s Home,” “Instant Family”), written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), this modern retelling is a sweet and spicy holiday treat. Spirited – streaming now Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Jim Henson’s fun-loving, musical Fraggles are back! Join Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Boober, and new Fraggle friends on hilarious, epic adventures about the magic that happens when we celebrate and care for our interconnected world. Fraggle Rock – Back to the Rock – streaming now It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown Sally’s bond with a special little flower on the baseball field may spell disaster for the big game. For Charlie Brown and the team, it’s just the inspiration they need to make a positive impact on their environment. It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown – 2 December, 2022 I Want a Dog for Christmas – 2 December, 2022 Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – 2 December, 2022 Interrupting Chicken Based upon the 2011 Caldecott Honour-winning book series written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein, “Interrupting Chicken” is an animated preschool series that introduces children to the joy of creative writing — starting with a young little chicken named Piper who has a habit of interrupting storytime! Every time Piper hears a story, she can’t help but jump in, ask questions and let her imagination run wild as she tries to fill in details, guess what happens next or insert herself in the middle of the action to help save the day. Interrupting Chicken – 2 December, 2022 Pretzel and the Puppies When your dad is the “world’s longest dachshund,” it puts a whole new twist on growing up — literally! Meet Pretzel and the puppies, a modern and unique dog family who are always sniffing out ways to “make their bark” on their hometown of Muttgomery and make it a better place for their four-legged friends and neighbours. Pretzel and the Puppies – 2 December, 2022 The Snoopy Show “The Snoopy Show” is a new animated series for kids and families that stars the internationally beloved beagle and his feathered best friend Woodstock as they tackle all-new adventures. Snoopy may seem like just a happy-dancin’, bone-lovin’, doghouse-sittin’ pup, but he’s much more than that. He’s Joe Cool: hippest kid in school. He’s surfer king and famed arm wrestler Masked Marvel. He’s a World War I flying ace who battles the Red Baron. All of his bold, beloved personas are on full display in this brand-new animated comedy. Based upon the “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles M. Schulz. The Snoopy Show – 2 December, 2022 The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse A story of kindness, friendship, courage and hope for viewers of all ages in a heartwarming, classically animated film based on Charlie Mackesy’s book, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.” The poignant and heartfelt journey follows the unlikely friendship of a boy, a mole, a fox and a horse travelling together in the boy’s search for home. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse – 25 December, 2022 About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr.

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Causeway

November on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of November include Causeway, Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me, The Mosquito Coast and Slumberkins. Causeway New Apple Original Film Starring and produced by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence (“Don’t Look Up,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle”), and directed by Lila Neugebauer (Broadway’s “The Waverly Gallery,” “Maid,” “The Last Thing He Told Me”), “Causeway” is an intimate portrait of a soldier struggling to adjust to her life after returning home to New Orleans. Emmy and Tony Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry (“Atlanta,” “Bullet Train,” “If Beale Street Could Talk”) co-stars alongside Lawrence. Filmed in New Orleans, the new Apple Original Film from A24 is written by Ottessa Moshfegh, Luke Goebel and Elizabeth Sanders. Lawrence produces alongside Justine Ciarrocchi for Excellent Cadaver. In addition to directing, Neugebauer serves as executive producer. “Causeway” is produced by IAC Films, IPR.VC, Excellent Cadaver and A24. “Causeway” is a Toronto International Film Festival selection. “Causeway” will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, 4 November.  Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me new documentary event  A new documentary feature about singer, songwriter, actress, producer, entrepreneur and activist Selena Gomez, “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” directed and produced by Alek Keshishian (“Madonna: Truth or Dare”). After years in the limelight, Selena Gomez achieves unimaginable stardom. But just as she reaches a new peak, an unexpected turn pulls her into darkness. This uniquely raw and intimate documentary spans her six-year journey into a new light. “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me” will make its global debut Friday, 4 November on Apple TV+.  The Mosquito Coast season two Based on Paul Theroux’s best-selling novel and starring Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish, and Gabriel Bateman, “The Mosquito Coast” follows the dangerous journey of Allie Fox, a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist, who uproots his family on a dangerous quest to find refuge from the U.S. government, cartels, and hitmen. In season two, after barely escaping Mexico with their lives, the Foxes venture deep into the Guatemalan jungle to meet up with an old friend and her community of refugees. This new refuge creates trouble for the Foxes though when they become entangled in a conflict between the scions of a local drug lord. At odds about whether to settle down or keep moving, Allie and Margot pursue different paths to secure their family’s future. The outcome of which will either unite the family or tear it apart forever.  The second season of “The Mosquito Coast” is executive produced by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, Stefan Schwartz, Evan Katz, Rupert Wyatt, author Paul Theroux, and series star Justin Theroux. Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen and Bob Bookman serve as executive producers for Veritas Entertainment Group. The series is created for television and executive produced by Neil Cross. Developed by Neil Cross & Tom Bissell, “The Mosquito Coast” is a Fremantle Production for Apple TV+. “The Mosquito Coast” season two will premiere with the first episode on Friday, 4 November. Slumberkins new series for kids & families Embark on adventures with Bigfoot, Unicorn, Sloth, Yak and Fox as they explore a world of feelings in this Jim Henson Company mixed media puppet / 2D animation series that empowers the emotional wellness of children through supportive storytelling. Based on the leading children’s emotional learning brand Slumberkins – and featuring the voice talents of Pamela Adlon, Jason Ritter, Yvette Nicole Brown and more – the series brings to life some of the beloved characters from the Slumberkins books as they explore new stories of friendship, confidence and connection to model healthy relationships. “Slumberkins” was created for television by Alex Rockwell (“Word Party,” “Pajanimals”). The Jim Henson Company’s Halle Stanford is executive producer along with Rockwell. Callie Christensen, MIT in Elementary Education and Special Education and Kelly Oriard, M.S. in Counselling and Marriage Therapy & School Counselling, creators of the Slumberkins education brand, are co-executive producers.  “Slumberkins” will premiere Friday, 4 November on Apple TV+.  About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr.

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Shantaram

October on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ highlights for the month of October include Shantaram, Raymond and Ray, Acapulco and Louis Armstrong’s Black and Blues.   Shantaram Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Gregory David Roberts and starring Charlie Hunnam, “Shantaram” is a highly anticipated Apple Original series and hopeful cinematic love story coupled with a thrilling epic adventure that follows one man’s journey to redemption through a country that changes his life. “Shantaram” follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (Hunnam) looking to get lost in vibrant and chaotic 1980s Bombay. Alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid the trouble he’s running from in this new place. After falling for an enigmatic and intriguing woman named Karla, Lin must choose between freedom or love and the complications that come with it. In addition to Hunnam, the series stars Shubham Saraf, Elektra Kilbey, Fayssal Bazzi, Luke Pasqualino, Antonia Desplat, Alyy Khan, Sujaya Dasgupta, Vincent Perez, David Field, Alexander Siddig, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Elham Ehsas, Rachel Kamath, Matthew Joseph, and Shiv Palekar. The series is co-created, written and executive produced by Steve Lightfoot, who also serves as showrunner. Bharat Nalluri directs and executive produces. “Shantaram” will make its global debut with the first three episodes of its 12-episode first season on Friday, 14 October on Apple TV+.   Raymond and Ray New Apple Original Film A new feature film from Apple Studios starring Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke. “Raymond and Ray” follows half-brothers Raymond (played by McGregor) and Ray (played by Hawke) who have lived in the shadow of a terrible father. Somehow, they still each have a sense of humour, and his funeral is a chance for them to reinvent themselves. There’s anger, there’s pain, there’s folly, there might be love, and there’s definitely grave-digging. Eleven-time Goya Award nominee and two-time winner Maribel Verdú and Academy Award nominee and Tony Award-winner Sophie Okonedo also star. The film is produced by Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón as well as Bonnie Curtis (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Albert Nobbs”) and Julie Lynn (“Albert Nobbs,” “To The Bone”), who produce through their Mockingbird Pictures. Gabriela Rodriguez and Shea Kammer executive produce. The Apple Original film recently debuted as a Toronto International Film Festival selection. “Raymond and Ray” makes its global premiere on Friday, 21 October.   Acapulco Season two Starring Eugenio Derbez, “Acapulco” is a bilingual comedy series that tells the story of twenty-something Máximo Gallardo (Enrique Arrizon), whose dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime as a cabana boy at the hottest resort in Acapulco. Season two picks up right on the heels of season one, in 1985, Máximo must contend with upheaval at the resort, unexpected problems at home and a new love interest who just might rival the girl of his dreams. Under Don Pablo’s guidance, he sets his eyes on one day running the entire Las Colinas operation by becoming the right-hand man of Diane. Meanwhile, in present day, older Máximo (Derbez) returns to Acapulco to make peace with the recent passing of Don Pablo, where he is forced to confront some unfinished business young Máximo left behind. Joining Derbez in the 10-episode second season are returning stars Arrizon, Fernando Carsa (as Memo), Damián Alcázar (Don Pablo), Camila Perez (Julia), Chord Overstreet (Chad), Vanessa Bauche (Nora), Regina Reynoso (Sara), Raphael Alejandro (Hugo), Jessica Collins (Diane), Rafael Cebrián (Hector) and Carlos Corona (Esteban). “Acapulco” returns for its second season on Friday, 21 October on Apple TV+.   Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues new documentary “Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues” offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations. This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honours Armstrong’s legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. A Sacha Jenkins Jammie produced by Imagine Documentaries, the film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era. The film recently debuted as a Toronto International Film Festival selection, opening TIFF’s Documentary Section. “Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues” will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, 28 October.   About Apple TV+ Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com/au, for A$7.99 inc. GST per month with a seven-day free trial. Press assets and show info can be found here: apple.com/au/tv-pr.

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