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Apple TV+ is set to gain three new documentaries TV shows this fall, with each one examining the world through a different perspective, Apple announced today.

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The first, "Tiny World," is set to come out on October 2, with six episodes debuting on that date. "Tiny World" will be narrated by actor Paul Rudd, and it will look at the world "through the eyes of the tiniest creatures" to examine the things they do for survival using "brand new camera technology."

Premiering on November 13, the next docuseries, "Becoming You," explores how children's first 2,000 days shape their lives. The series features more than 100 children across the world, from Nepal to Japan to Borneo, examining the ways that children learn to think, speak, and move from birth to five-years-old. Six episodes will come out on its launch date.

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The final docuseries, premiering on December 4, is "Earth at Night in Color." Narrated by Tom Hiddleston, "Earth at Night in Color" follows animals at night using "next-generation cameras" to "reveal new insights and never before seen behaviors." The six episode series was filmed across six continents, ranging from the Arctic Circle to the African grasslands.

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Apple TV+ is Apple's streaming television service, available for $4.99 per month. Apple is continuing to provide a free year of service to those who purchase an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV, though the first people who signed up last year after making a purchase will soon see their free subscriptions expire.

This morning, rumors suggested Apple is planning to introduce AR bonus content for Apple TV+, which will see aspects of scenes in a TV show, like characters or objects, and display them on the viewer's iPhone or iPad so they can be seen as if they're right in the user's surrounding area. Apple's new nature shows would perhaps make good use of such technology.

Article Link: Three New Docuseries Coming to Apple TV+ This Fall
 

MikeyMondy

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Very cool!! I will watch all three of these. It seemed so much of the initial Apple TV+ output was TV-MA.
 
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sully54

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YES! All 3 of these look superb.

Also, Paul Rudd - that's another MCU actor in TV+ shows. (The total is up to 7 now I believe).
Make that 8. Tom Hiddleston (plays Loki in the MCU) is narrating Earth at Night in Color
 
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Ar40

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More bland output. If people want good nature or humanities documentaries they’ll go to the BBC or Discovery.
Hate to break it to you, but Apple is partnering with BBC on some of these. Lol
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Very cool!! I will watch all three of these. It seemed so much of the initial Apple TV+ output was TV-MA.
Careful. Animals at night might have some mature content if you know what I mean.
 

Alphonso Woodbury

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More bland output. If people want good nature or humanities documentaries they’ll go to the BBC or Discovery.

I know what you mean, I haven't been inspired by anything they've released, but these sound pretty cool. Less pretense and politics, more production. If it's actually good and they can make enough content, I'd be willing to pay for aTV+
 

BWhaler

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Apple TV+ is the best subscription deal out there. Yes, it’s a bit uneven in its first year. But the overall quality is excellent and it’s one of the lowest prices.

My only realy criticism is to take it easy on the Apple product placement. It’s tacky, and you’re marketing to your existing customers so what’s the point?
 

adrianlondon

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Cool. I'll give all three of these a go. As a Brit, I do need to wean myself off David Attenborough as I'm not sure how many more series he's going to be able to (or want to) narrate.

So far, with my free trial, all I've watched on Apple TV is Central Park, which I loved.

None of the other shows have interested me at all. People seem to rave about For All Mankind but it seems neither documentary nor drama, so I've avoided it.
 

Ar40

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It seems as if Apple is not releasing anything new until the free trials have expired.
Ted Lasso is one of the best shows on TV+ and is coming out now. On The Rocks is coming in October. Tehran and Long Way Up are coming in September.

Apple is putting out a steady stream of new shows to entice people to stay. Why would they wait until the trials are over? There's no way they would be interested that late.
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Cool. I'll give all three of these a go. As a Brit, I do need to wean myself off David Attenborough as I'm not sure how many more series he's going to be able to (or want to) narrate.

So far, with my free trial, all I've watched on Apple TV is Central Park, which I loved.

None of the other shows have interested me at all. People seem to rave about For All Mankind but it seems neither documentary nor drama, so I've avoided it.
If you're british, check out Trying and Ted Lasso. There's a lot of in-jokes you will get that most American don't. And both shows are excellent.
 

Sam Squanch

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Always love a good doc or doc-series but I'm pretty sure two of the three (Tiny and Dark) are already on Netflix in Canada. Unless they are different series doing the same topic. I dunno they are in my que on Netflix and just have't gotten to them yet.
 
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Biofreak12

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Those are very similar to Netflix docs available now.

Netflix vs Apple:
Night On Earth - Earth At Night In Color
Tiny Creatures - Tiny World
Babies? - Becoming You

Either way I will be watching these as well on apple+
 
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ackmondual

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Documentaries are always something I'm interested in, and these are no exception. Between this and a few shows/movies I've seen advertised on Apple TV+, I'd almost consider subscribing. My pool of time is limited is all. For streaming, I got a bunch of stuff I'd like to get through on Amazon Prime. For documentaries, I have Curiosity Stream (seriously such a good value. It's not too shabby of a "History Channel replacement", and HD only costs $20 per year!).

Somebody mentioned that you don't need any actual Apple hardware to watch the content on Apple TV, so that's nice. Last but not least, competition's always a good thing.
 
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