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Topic: TV app

Apple adds live news section to TV app on iOS and tvOS

02/08/2018, 11:02 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TV app for iOS and tvOS with a live news section, making good on promises last year to deliver live streaming content from a variety of network news channels to the cord-cutting app.


Apple loses 'Amazing Stories' showrunner over creative differences

02/07/2018, 04:02 pm

TV veteran Bryan Fuller has left his role as showrunner and executive producer for Apple's "Amazing Stories" reboot, reportedly over a split in the creative approaches the two sides wanted.


Apple recruits Paramount's Dana Tuinier to head up comedy TV plans

01/29/2018, 10:01 am

The latest hire to Apple's Worldwide Video division is Dana Tuinier, jumping ship from the Paramount Network to become the iPhone maker's creative executive for comedy.


Latest addition to Apple's upcoming TV slate is 'Home' docuseries

01/05/2018, 02:01 pm

Diverting from the path of scripted fiction shows, Apple has reportedly picked up "Home," a documentary series on unusual houses and the people behind them.


Apple picks up two business affairs executives to bolster original video

12/12/2017, 05:12 pm

As the company prepares its first big-budget scripted TV shows, the newest recruits for Apple Worldwide Video are reportedly Philip Matthys, formerly of Hulu, and Jennifer Wang Grazier of Legendary Entertainment.


Apple's 'TV' app goes live in France, Germany & UK [u]

12/08/2017, 11:12 am

Apple on Friday quietly brought its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV to Europe, offering a centralized way of watching shows and movies from iTunes and various compatible streaming apps. [Updated with info about Sweden & Norway]


Apple hires veteran producer Michelle Lee to help oversee original TV shows

12/06/2017, 03:12 pm

A years-long veteran of the TV industry, Michelle Lee, has reportedly joined Apple has a creative executive with its Worldwide Video division, which is spearheading a push into high-budget TV shows.


Apple transforms iTunes Movies Twitter account into @AppleTV

12/06/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple has rebranded its iTunes Movies account on Twitter as @AppleTV -- which, despite its name, is so far concentrated on the TV app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV.


Apple's TV app adds live 'Sports' section for iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2 testers

11/29/2017, 12:11 pm

In a preview of a new feature expected to come to all users in December, beta builds of iOS and tvOS have added a live "Sports" section, making it easier to find streaming content.


Apple aims to debut TV slate in 2019, sans any HBO-style risque content

10/25/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple is reportedly aiming to have a "small slate" of TV shows ready to debut in 2019, but with sanitized content devoid of the violence, profanity, and/or nudity allowed on networks like HBO and Showtime.


Apple begins rollout of TV app in Australia, Canada ahead of iOS 11 & tvOS 11 debut

09/18/2017, 10:09 pm

Apple on Monday began rolling out its TV app in Australia and Canada ahead of tomorrow's scheduled iOS 11 and tvOS 11 release, which will deliver the one-stop streaming hub to seven additional countries later this fall.


Apple adds Spike & Nickelodeon to Apple TV's universal search, expands 'TV' app support

05/01/2017, 03:05 pm

Apple has updated universal search on the fourth-generation Apple TV with support for Spike, Nickelodeon, and Nick. Jr., while separately expanding the number of services compatible with its "TV" app for both tvOS and iOS devices.


Cartoon Network adds support for Apple's iOS 10.1 TV app, Siri Universal Search

04/19/2017, 03:04 pm

The new TV app Apple introduced last fall as a central, Siri-searchable library of videos from various apps has now signed on Cartoon Network. Its content now supports Universal Search, single sign-on and recommendations on iPhone, iPad and 4th generation Apple TV.


Apple TV, iPhone, iPad gain ability to play Netflix movies directly in TV app

01/18/2017, 03:01 pm

Apple is slowly rolling out the ability to stream a movie from Netflix directly from its TV app on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, but some limitations exist.


Apple TV's tvOS updated to 10.1 with new 'TV' app, single sign-on, bug fixes

12/12/2016, 01:12 pm

In conjunction with the full releases of iOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.1.1, Apple has made available the full tvOS 10.1 release for the fourth-generation Apple TV, giving users of the set-top box access to the new "TV" app, as well as single sign-on support for cable subscribers.


Apple releases iOS 10.2 with new 'TV' app, plus new & refreshed emoji

12/12/2016, 01:12 pm

After a lengthy beta period, Apple's highly anticipated iOS 10.2 update is now available for iPhone and iPad, introducing a new "TV" app for discovering video content, as well as dozens of new and redesigned emoji characters.


Apple TV gains fourth beta of tvOS 10.1 with support for new 'TV' app

11/30/2016, 01:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday supplied developers with a fourth pre-release beta of tvOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will bring a new universal "TV" app, as well as single sign-on support for TV providers, to the company's streaming set-top box.


Apple TV and iOS gain unified television experience with new 'TV' app

10/27/2016, 01:10 pm

Aiming to make it easier to find content across a range of services and apps, Apple on Thursday unveiled 'TV,' a new application for tvOS and iOS that allows users to browse and search for content in one convenient place. It will arrive for free in December.