Real astronauts will splash-land on For All Mankind podcast

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‘For All Mankind: The Official Podcast’ debuted Friday on Apple Podcasts
For All Mankind: The Official Podcast is a mix of hard science and alternate history.
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Apple TV+ is launching a podcast dedicated to For All Mankind, the streaming service’s alternate-history show about the space race. The podcast will serve as a platform for real astronauts and scientists to discuss space travel with the series’ cast and creators.

The first episode of the podcast debuts Friday, the same day season two of the sci-fi series arrives.

Explore the world of For All Mankind with AR app for Apple TV+ sci-fi series

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Tinker with virtual objects in a ‘ For All Mankind: Time Capsule’ augmented-relative application.
Objects from For All Mankind seemingly float in front of you with a new augmented realty application.
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Fans of the Apple TV+ sci-fi series For All Mankind can enjoy a free augmented-reality application that lets them virtually handle objects from the alternate-history show.

Season two — which premiers in February on Apple’s streaming service — begins about a decade after the events of season one. The For All Mankind: Time Capsule AR app helps bridge the gap.

Free Apple TV+ trials extended until July

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Your free Apple TV+ trial just got even sweeter.
Your free Apple TV+ trial just got even sweeter.
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Apple just added up to five months to current Apple TV+ free trials. If your free access to the streaming video service was about to expire, it’s instead been extended until the end of June.

And Apple is giving monthly rebates to those who paid for an annual subscription.

For All Mankind sci-fi drama picked up for stellar third season on Apple TV+

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‘For All Mankind’ season two premiering globally on Apple TV+ on February 19, 2021.
Apple TV+ gave an early season three renewal to For All Mankind.
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Apple TV+ is clearly confident about For All Mankind. The alternate-history sci-fi series got a green light for a third season on Tuesday. And that’s months before the second season debuts on Apple’s streaming video service.

The show depicts a different version of the space race — one that begins with the USSR beating the US to the Earth’s moon.

Production continues on season 2 of For All Mankind for Apple TV+

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Season two looks like it will be full of action.
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Filming has continued on the second season of For All Mankind, produced by Sony Pictures TV for Apple TV+.

According to Deadline, the Apple Originals drama had two episodes left to film when production shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Shooting reportedly resumed Monday on the Sony lot in Culver City.

Take a tour of the Jamestown lunar base from Apple TV+ show For All Mankind

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Jamestown For All Mankind
Come and take a look inside.
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Apple TV+ show For All Mankind is currently between seasons — with season one concluded, but season two stalled by the same production challenges facing everyone in Hollywood right now.

To make sure that the retro space drama stays in people’s minds, however, Apple Wednesday dropped a new video providing a narrated tour of one of the show’s locations. Check it out below.

Production halts on all currently filming Apple TV+ shows

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Hollywood and Apple TV+ shows join the fray in shutting down operations temporarily in wake of the coronavirus.
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Apple has suspended all filming of Apple TV+ projects currently in production, according to a published report Friday.

The shows include the science fiction series For All Mankind, the Stephen King miniseries Lisey’s Story, the science fiction drama See, the TV drama The Morning Show, the psychological horror television series Servant, and the Isaac Asimov sci-fi series Foundation.

Apple TV+ popularity might surprise you

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First 3 episodes of crime drama Truth Be Told debut on Apple TV+
“Truth Be Told” on Apple TV+ was the fourth most popular streaming show to debut last quarter.
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Apple TV+ shows are drawing plenty of attention, according to a market-analysis firm. Six of the ten most popular streaming series premiering last quarter were reportedly made by Apple.