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The entire first season of "Little America," an immigrant anthology series created by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, is now available to stream on Apple TV+.


The show features eight half hour episodes that each focus on a different story, from a 12-year-old who has to run a Utah motel on his own after his parents are deported back to India, to a Nigerian grad student who becomes a cowboy.

Zachary Quinto, known for "Star Trek," stars in the fourth episode, and other cast members include Jearnest Corchado, John Ortiz, Angela Lin, Kai To, Sophia Xu, Shaun Toub, Shila Vosough Ommi, Eshan Inamdar, Priyanka Bose, and Conphidance.

Show creators Nanjiani and Gordon are best known for "The Big Sick," and each story in the series they've created is based on a real-life tale pulled from Epic Magazine.

Lee Eisenberg, known for his work on "The Office," is writing and executive producing the show alongside Nanjiani and Gordon. Eisenberg this week signed a multi-year content deal with Apple.

The series has received largely positive reviews from critics, who have called it the best ?Apple TV?+ show yet. "Little America" has already been renewed for season 2.

Apple TV+ is available through the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and select smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio, as well as online at tv.apple.com. The streaming service costs $4.99 per month in the United States, with a seven-day free trial available.

Article Link: First Season of Critically Acclaimed Show 'Little America' Now Available to Stream on Apple TV+
 

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This is a show I don't think I'll care for; however, I have been surprised and proven wrong by the quality of the shows---Servant, The Morning Show and Truth be Told are all solid offerings. My wife and I watch more Apple TV+ than Netflix or Amazon.

It would be nice to see an action offering other than See, which I found to be preposterous and didn't get past episode 3.
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Awesome, looking forward to it. I was skeptical, but Apple TV has been great. Morning Show, See, Servant, and Truth Be Told were all quality. I think it's already better than Netflix, more aligned to HBO.
I agree---I was really, really, skeptical, but for the most part, the shows have been high quality.
 

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critics, who have called it the best ?Apple TV?+ show yet
...I was skeptical, but Apple TV has been great. Morning Show, See, Servant, and Truth Be Told were all quality. I think it's already better than Netflix, more aligned to HBO.
...I have been surprised and proven wrong by the quality of the shows---Servant, The Morning Show and Truth be Told are all solid offerings. My wife and I watch more Apple TV+ than Netflix or Amazon.

How is everyone not raving about For All Mankind? It's awesome! Easily my favorite Apple TV+ programme so far.
 

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That was pretty awful. Still waiting for a halfway decent show from apple.

I agree. Tried to watch it last night, once again: good picture, nice format, but not entertaining, it is like they try hard for you to be “moved”.

I still think The morning show, For all Mankind and Truth be told to be the best shows. I hate See with all my heart, I had expectations for that show.
 
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Ar40

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Awesome. Looking forward to the lecture.
A lecture in the beauty of humanity? I think that would be in order in your case.

Try watching it and understanding what it is trying to say before pre-judging it. It leaves politics and the current immigration question totally ignored. Little America instead focuses on heartwarming and inspiring stories about people who love our country.
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Awesome, looking forward to it. I was skeptical, but Apple TV has been great. Morning Show, See, Servant, and Truth Be Told were all quality. I think it's already better than Netflix, more aligned to HBO.
BINGO! Apple is def. going for the HBO feel. I put HBO leagues above Netflix, so that's very reassuring to me.
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That was pretty awful. Still waiting for a halfway decent show from apple.
Based on your post history I am very skeptical that you actually stayed up last night to watch Little America.
 
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Jim Lahey

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I cancelled Netflix not long after Apple TV+ launched. There are some gems on there but, for the most part, I feel like I was paying for an insurance policy of “there might be something worth watching when you’re next bored”. So far I do not miss it. In fact I find it liberating not surfing through thousands of ever-changing thumbnails representing average content.

More in keeping with the topic, though, I will check this show out. I’m British so don’t know if I’ll connect with it, but I will give it a go anyway...
 

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Awesome. Looking forward to the lecture.
If positive stories about immigrants doing well in the US feels like a lecture to you, you have major issues. These are microcosms of American history. Positive ones. They're made to make you feel good, not to feel lectured to. That's just an insanely dumb way to look at it.
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That was pretty awful. Still waiting for a halfway decent show from apple.
Totally sure you watched it.
 

Darth Tulhu

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I haven't used this service, but saying it's better than Netflix is a BOLD statement.

Netflix content can vary, but their first party content is usually very good, they pick up fan-or-cult-favorite shows that networks neglect and give them proper endings, and the sheer variety in their selection of shows and movies is still the best.

Netflix is the best-bang-for-the-buck-out-there, in my opinion, if anything for the enormous amount of shows on it.

I cut the cord roughly 6 years ago and currently have Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and Prime, but Netflix is my go-to.

I use the other services when they become free for a month, and after binging the spoiler-danger shows (GoT, WestWorld, etc) I cancel them, with Disney+ being the exception (I'm a Sith Lord after all).

I've yet to grow interested in ANY shows from the other services that are worth cancelling Netflix for.
 
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