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3 Reasons to Watch: High Desert on Apple TV+


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Patricia Arquette whips High Desert into a frenzy in the role of Peggy Newman.
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In this installment of 3 Reasons to Watch, we’ll tell you why we’re buzzing about High Desert, the new Apple TV+ comedy starring livewire Patricia Arquette as daffy private eye Peggy Newman.

The show, created by Miss Congeniality writer Katie Ford and Grace and Frankie alums Nancy Fichman and Jennifer Hoppe, is a bawdy neo-noir set in a world of lowlifes and fake cowboys.

Here’s why you need to give High Desert the old college try.

Prehistoric Planet is the best dinosaur doc in a generation [Apple TV+ review] ★★★★★


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Triceratops fights are a highlight of Prehistoric Planet season two.
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Season two of Prehistoric Planet will fill the heart of any dinosaur-obsessed child with joy. And adults should watch, too — especially anyone who still thinks dinos are slow-moving, stupid creatures that are just waiting around to go extinct.

These new episodes, which Apple TV+ doled out this week, combine cutting-edge CGI with the latest in paleontology. The result is a series that’s stunningly beautiful, exciting to watch and as scientifically accurate as possible.

3 Reasons to Watch: Bad Sisters on Apple TV+


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If you're not acquainted with the Garvey sisters, you're missing out.
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In this installment of 3 Reasons to Watch, we look at Bad Sisters, the Irish black comedy that racked up awards after its spectacular first season.

The acidic series follows the five Garvey sisters, who are complicit in a crime … but not in the way it initially appears. Here’s why you need to stream Bad Sisters yesterday.

3 Apple TV+ hits are more popular than almost anything else on streaming


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"Silo" on Apple TV+ gets more viewers than any other series on any streaming service.
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Silo, Ted Lasso and Ghosted all showed up in this week’s lists of the most-watched streaming movies and TV shows. They offer further proof that Apple TV+ can successfully compete against Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+.

In fact, Silo currently ranks as the most popular series on any streaming service.

Apple TV+ summer plans include new Peanuts specials


Get ready for loads more Peanuts, Charlie Brown -- coming soon to Apple TV+.
Get ready for loads more Peanuts, Charlie Brown -- coming soon to Apple TV+.
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If you love Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang, the kids-and-family slate Apple TV+ plans for this summer should be right up your alley (or in your dog house).

Apple TV+ said Friday you can expect two new Peanuts specials, the new series Camp Snoopy and, outside of Linus and Lucy’s world, new seasons of Duck & Goose, Eva the Owlet and the award-winning Lovely Little Farm.

First Killers of the Flower Moon trailer mixes oil, greed and murder


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Robert De Niro, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio bring plenty of star power to Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon.
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The first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon opens with bare-chested members of the Osage Nation dancing exuberantly in slow motion around an oilfield gusher. And then things get dark … really dark, really fast.

It’s a riveting first look at the movie, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, which comes to Apple TV+ this October.

Swagger season 2 might ruin everything for young basketball hopefuls


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The second season of the sport drama Swagger premieres in June on Apple TV+.
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Swagger, the Apple TV+ series that isn’t exactly the life of basketball superstar Kevin Durant, returns for season 2 in June. The young players are getting famous and the future look bright, but a scandal might ruin all their hopes.

A trailer for the upcoming season, released Monday, shows some of what to expect in the episodes that premiere in June.

3 Reasons to Watch: Silo on Apple TV+


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Rebecca Ferguson's gutsy performance is just one reason to watch epic sci-fi series Silo.
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In this installment of 3 Reasons to Watch, our hand-cranked Apple TV+ recommendation engine, we’re looking at the dystopian sci-fi show du jour, Silo.

Created by Graham Yost (Justified, Speed), and based on the books by Hugh Howey, the show focuses on the last people on earth, who live in a huge, underground structure and slowly start to learn there’s more to their predicament than meets the eye. We’re only three episodes into the series, but Silo is already a bona fide hit. Here’s why you should get in now.

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie will inspire and entertain you [Apple TV+ review] ★★★


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Still stands strong as a stirring portrait of actor Michael J. Fox.
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TV+ ReviewNew Apple TV+ documentary Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie tells the story of the charismatic actor’s life, his complicated relationship with stardom, and the degenerative disease that hit him at an early age.

Directed by Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, He Named Me Malala), it’s a fleet, funny, tragic and humane portrait of a man desperate to get everything out of his head while he still can.

Silo looks like a towering hit for Apple TV+


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Viewers and critics are digging "Silo" on Apple TV+.
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Dystopian sci-fi thriller Silo debuted on Apple TV+ Friday, May 5, and the story of the last 10,000 people on earth living in a buried silo is proving to be deeply popular among viewers and critics alike. They’re digging it.

A number of ratings services and critical sources show it at or near the top of lists ranking streaming services’ shows.