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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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