A list of Apple’s original TV shows and series
Apple’s spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.
Apple is said to be spending as much as $1 billion over the course of 2018 on original TV programming ( go.macworld. com/ap1b). That’s a lot of TV! It’s not the $8 billion Netflix is going to spend ( go.macworld.com/8bnf), but it’s still a huge commitment.
What can you get for a billion dollars? Well, some simple math gives us 200 episodes at $5 million a piece (a reasonable per-episode price for high-end TV). But we’re not likely to actually see 10-20 shows with 10-20 episodes each, all costing around that much. For starters, that billion dollars has to cover a lot more than