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Topic: TV app

Apple has sports ambitions, but not interested in streaming games

03/19/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple appears to be making moves to try and change how people watch sports, as a report into how a small team working on the sports section of the Apple TV app and Apple TV interface operates indicates the iPhone maker may be lining up to disrupt another industry, though not by streaming sports

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Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

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DirecTV Now gains 'TV' sync, single sign-on & live tune-in on Apple TV

03/07/2019, 03:03 pm

AT&T on Thursday released an important update to DirecTV Now for the Apple TV, adding features such as single sign-on.

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Cook reaffirms Apple's plans for original TV content

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed Apple's commitment to original TV content during its quarterly conference call, though many details remain unknown.

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Apple's streaming video service could launch by mid-April, report says

01/28/2019, 10:01 pm

Apple has informed entertainment companies partnering on an as-yet-unannounced video streaming service to ready their respective content by mid-April, suggesting a product launch will soon follow, according to a report on Monday.

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How to use your new iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPad as in-flight entertainment

10/23/2018, 08:10 am

Load up your iOS device with movies, TV, podcasts and music to watch on flights. It's easy to do but there are more problems to be aware of than just having enough storage space. AppleInsider on the packing list you need to enjoy your trip.

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Sony upgrades PlayStation Vue with support for Apple's TV app

10/15/2018, 09:10 am

Subscribers of Sony's PlayStation Vue TV service can now see their on-demand content in Apple's TV app for iPhone, iPad, and the Apple TV, potentially making it easier to keep up with shows and movies.

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Apple's streaming video hits iPhones, iPads, and Apple TV for free in early 2019

10/10/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple is reportedly narrowing in on a way of serving up its slate of high-budget TV shows, the plan being to pair its original content with subscriptions from outside companies.

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Apple's TV app enables live sports, news coverage in Canada

06/14/2018, 07:06 pm

Apple this week flipped the switch on live sports and news sections in its TV app for Canadian iPhone, iPad and Apple TV owners, granting users access to coverage of the FIFA World Cup and other popular programming.

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Apple inks Writers Guild of America contract, agrees to better writer benefits

06/07/2018, 07:06 pm

Apple this week agreed to terms outlined by the Writers Guild of America's master contract that provide its writers with a better set of benefits than directed by the body's minimum guidelines, a strategy expected to impact future WGA negotiations with competing streaming services.

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Apple to stream Carpool Karaoke reruns for free in TV app

05/11/2018, 05:05 pm

Apple on Friday announced plans to make the first season of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" available for free through the TV app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, allowing all comers access to the Apple Music exclusive for the first time.

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Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through 'TV' app, report says

05/09/2018, 03:05 pm

Perhaps offering a glimpse at Apple's master plan for video, the company is reportedly planning to sell subscriptions to third-party services through its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV.

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Apple orders 10 episodes of 'Are You Sleeping' with Octavia Spencer

05/02/2018, 05:05 pm

Apple is moving ahead with its TV adaptation of the Kathleen Barber novel "Are You Sleeping," reportedly ordering 10 episodes of the show expected to debut on its subscription services.

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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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