Apple TV+ closed out the winter Television Critics Association this week with a couple of key announcements about their upcoming program.
The big news is that they have officially announced a March 6th premiere date for the first five episodes of Steven Spielberg-produced reimagining of the famed anthology series “Amazing Stories”.
The first season will consist of ten episodes and will transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers with actors like Dylan O’Brien, Victoria Pedretti, Josh Holloway, and
Robert Forster (in his final role) starring.
Home Before Dark
Mystery series “Home Before Dark” which has been renewed for a second season well ahead of its first season premiere on April 3rd. Brooklynn Prince, Jim Sturgess and Adrian Hough co-star in the show inspired by the real-life reporting of 9-year-old investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak.
That show’s story follows a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury. Jon M. Chu directs and executive producers.
Next, the Chris Evans-led “Defending Jacob” has set a Friday, April 24th premiere date. The drama series that unfolds around a shocking crime in a small Massachusetts town, following a district attorney who is torn between his love for his son and his duty to uphold justice. Evans, his “Knives Out” co-star Jaeden Martell, and Michelle Dockery co-star.
The animated musical comedy series “Central Park,” which hails from “Bob’s Burgers” creator Loren Bouchard, will premiere on Apple TV+ this summer. It focuses on the Tillermans, a family that lives in and takes care of Central Park.
Documentary series “Home” which focuses on “the world’s most innovative homes” and will premiere on Friday April 17th. Another docuseries, “Dear…” which profiles famous people like Oprah Winfrey and Spike Lee through letters written to them, will debut on Friday June 5th.
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
Apple has renewed Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day’s half-hour comedy “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” for a second season ahead of its series premiere Friday, February 7th. The nine episode first season follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game. McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham and Danny Pudi co-star.