These 3 new Apple TV+ shows will blow and/or ease your mind

These 3 new Apple TV+ shows will blow and/or ease your mind


‘Becoming You’ debuted on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 13.
Becoming You is a new documentary series showing how children develop.
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A trio of new informative and enjoyable shows hit Apple TV+ on Friday. Mind-blowing documentary Fireball takes a look at meteors throughout history, while Becoming You explores human development. And Doug Unplugs is an animated series for small children.

Each can be watched now on Apple’s streaming video service.

Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds explodes onto your TV

Fireball explores how meteorites have impacted our planet’s landscapes and cultures. The film comes from acclaimed directors Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer. It’s “unspeakably beautiful” and “the kind of documentary you’ll want to watch over and over again,” according to the Cult of Mac review. Rated TV-PG, the documentary runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.

Watch it now: Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds on Apple TV+

Marvel at childhood development in Becoming You

Becoming You shows how our first 2,000 days shape the rest of our lives. It follows over 100 children across the world, from Nepal to Japan and Borneo, and promises a thought-provoking look at how children learn to think, speak and move, from birth to age 5. The Cult of Mac review says it’s “beautiful and easy watch, good for just about any conceivable audience.”

All six episodes of the TV-G-rated documentary series are available now. Each episode runs approximately 40 minutes.

Watch it now: of Becoming You on Apple TV+

Kids learn about being human on Doug Unplugs

Preschoolers can learn about life in Doug Unplugs. This computer-animated show is based on a popular book series about a robot boy and his human friends. Our reviewer says the series from DreamWorks Animation is “perfect for young kids, and not too much for tired parents.”

There are seven 23-minute episodes of the series, rated TV-Y, available now.

Watch it now: Doug Unplugs on Apple TV+

Apple TV+

Apple’s streaming service costs $4.99 a month, and a one-year free trial comes with many Apple devices. There are no commercials, but there are nearly 50 series and movies already available or coming soon. The Apple TV+ lineup includes dramas, documentaries, thrillers, sci-fi and comedies.

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