What's On Apple TV Plus - TV Show & Movie Highlights

These days if you want to watch the best content, you can bet there’s a streaming service that has it. Then comes the challenge of finding which streaming services has the TV show and movies you want to watch. The Apple TV Plus streaming service is a great choice, offering a wide range of original content.

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What Are The Best TV Shows On Apple TV Plus?

Apple TV Plus only offers Apple Originals. While their catalogue of series and films is not as abundant as other streaming TV services that provide third-party content, you can rest assured that Apple TV Plus only deals in the highest quality.

If you’re wondering what to watch on Apple TV Plus, let us help. Apple TV+ offers everything from sci-fi and animation to comedy or drama. If you have a specific genre in mind, skip straight to it here a start streaming using the information provided!

Our Top Picks On Apple TV Plus in August

With Apple TV Plus having such a wide range of content, you may need a little help finding the best TV shows. As far as series go, it can be pretty hard to miss new seasons of the sci-fi thriller ‘See’ starring Jason Momoa, or for comedy, Jason Sudeikis’ brilliant performance in Ted Lasso. The science-fiction series For All Mankind is also a must-see. That’s not all that on offer however, you can browse the entire catalogue with this Apple TV+ 7-day free trial, or stream for 3 months free when you purchase an eligible Apple device.

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TV Series | Sci-Fi – Drama

Creator – Steven Knight
Stars – Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard, Yadira Guevara-Prip, Nesta Cooper
Av. Episode Time – 55 mins

  • IMDb: 7.6/10
Ted Lasso Jason Sudeikis

Ted Lasso

TV Series | Comedy

Developed by – Bill Lawrence, Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly
Stars – Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster
Av. Episode Time – 30 minutes

  • IMDb: 8.7/10
For All Mankind series

For All Mankind

TV Series | Sci-Fi

Creators – Ronald D. Moore, Matt Wolpert, Ben Nedivi
Stars – Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel VanSanten
Av Episode Time – 60 minutes

  • IMDb: 7.8/10
The Mosquito Coast series

The Mosquito Coast

TV Series | Drama

Creator – Neil Cross
Stars – Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish, Gabriel Bateman
Av Episode Time – 50 minutes

  • IMDb: 7/10
Lisey's Story miniseries

Lisey’s Story

TV Series | Horror – Drama

Creator – Stephen King
Stars – Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane DeHaan
Av. Episode Time – 50 minutes

  • IMDb: 5.9/10
Physical series


TV Series | Comedy – Drama

Creator – Annie Weisman
Stars – Rose Byrne, Rory Scovel, Geoffrey Arend, Paul Sparks
Av Episode Time – 30 minutes

  • IMDb: 7.1/10
Dickinson series


TV Series | Comedy

Creator – Alena Smith
Stars – Hailee Steinfeld, Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov
Av Episode Time – 30 minutes

  • IMDb: 7.4/10
Greyhound movie


Movie | War

Director – Aaron Schneider
Stars – Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan, Elisabeth Shue
Running Time – 91 minutes

  • IMDb: 7/10

Apple TV+ Plan

  • New customers: 7-day free trial
  • 3 mos free when you buy an eligible Apple device
  • Monthly
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • 4K HDR included
  • Up to 6 simultaneous streams
  • $7.99/mth
Min Cost - $7.99 over 1 month

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What are the Best Apple Originals

Like most streaming services, Apple TV Plus has a range of original series and they are good. The biggest property to come out of Apple recently would have to be season 1 of the drama, The Mosquito Coast, starring Justin Theroux and Melissa George. It’s not all doom and gloom as you can catch the first two seasons of Apple’s original comedy series, Ted Lasso starring Jason Sudeikis. We’re big fans of Apple Originals, and you can read more of our thoughts in our Apple TV Plus review.

New Arrivals to Apple TV Plus

Seemingly each month, there are bigger and better shows on Apple TV Plus. This month is no different with the addition of the documentary The Me You Can’t See created by Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry. Another new release is the documentary, Fathom, where two biologists study how whales communicate. For comedy, Rose Byrne headlines the new comedy-drama Physical.

Most Popular Shows on Apple TV Plus

Apple TV Plus has all of the biggest hits, from the mystery Home Before Dark to the Jason-Momoa starrer, See, and the adaptation of Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story. There are some of the world’s best shows and best movies on Apple TV Plus, but you might need to try it to find out.

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Stream Apple Originals for 7 days free

Watch Apple originals exclusively on Apple TV+ with a 7-day trial, or buy an eligible Apple device to get 3 months free. Enjoy great shows, movies & docos in 4K and up to 6 simultaneous streams, all for $7.99/mth!

Top Drama Shows on Apple TV Plus

If you’re looking for crime drama then look no further than The Morning Show which is hot off the press. Otherwise, if you like your drama a little suspenseful, there is the thriller series Losing Alice. The number of Apple TV Plus’ classic dramas makes it to put into one place, so believe us when we say it is top quality!

Top Comedy Shows on Apple TV Plus

Who doesn’t love a good comedy? Apple TV Plus sure do. Their range of content includes the modern reimagining of Emily Dickinson’s life in Dickinson and the new comical offering, Trying. Other titles like Mythic Quest and Central Park are also delightful options you need to check out.

Best Movies on Apple TV Plus

Apple not only has award-winning original series, but movies too. There is the war drama, Greyhound starring Tom Hanks. Palmer, starring Justin Timberlake, and a must-see crime drama starring Tom Holland.

Best Documentaries on Apple TV Plus

Apple TV Plus has an impressive roster of documentaries. Starting with the adventure-filled Long Way Up, hosted by actor Ewan McGregor and his friend Charley Boorman, following a motorbike ride 13,000 miles around Central and South America. For nature lovers, Apple TV plus offers Tiny World, narrated by Paul Rudd and Earth At Night In Color, narrated by Tom Hiddleston.

Top Kids Shows on Apple TV Plus

If you’re looking to keep the kids busy, Apple TV Plus also have a large collection of great shows and movies. Kids aren’t too picky (or are they?!) so we are sure all of these picks will delight them.

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