Pop Culture Press has all your Apple TV news for March 2023.
True Detective Stars Re-Unite For Comedy?
The first season of True Detective is regarded as one of the best detective dramas ever made for television. It brought together two stars that sparked with chemistry viewers expected to repeat in season two. Then HBO revealed an entirely new cast and storyline that revealed the value of partnering Woody Harrelson with Matthew McConaughey. Almost ten years later, Apple TV+ hopes to catch lightning in a bottle by teaming these two actors up again. The twist, it’s a comedy. Word is they will both star in the 10-episode series while also serving as executive producers. No word when it will air.
Has Apple TV found Its Must See Pop Culture Show It’s Been In Search Of?
Want some good Sci-fi with the same mystery of Westword Season One? Silo set’s up to be a futuristic lost world, but could it be a big social experiment like Truman?
Silo is the story of the last ten thousand people on earth, their mile-deep home protecting them from the toxic and deadly world outside. However, no one knows when or why the silo was built and any who try to find out face fatal consequences. Rebecca Ferguson stars as Juliette, an engineer, who seeks answers about a loved one’s murder and tumbles onto a mystery that goes far deeper than she could have ever imagined, leading her to discover that if the lies don’t kill you, the truth will.
The trailer does a solid job of baiting the hook in building curiosity. Silo premiers on Apple TV on May 5th 2023.
It hasn’t been completely confirmed, but reports indicate that Major League Baseball will return to Apple TV, but with some changes. It will air on Friday nights with a new broadcast crew. There won’t be any more doubleheaders and will begin broadcasts at 7:00 pm eastern.
Shrinking Gets Bigger
The streaming market is valued at 30 billion a year and is expected to top 330 billion by 2030. Apple has long wanted a larger bite of its proverbial self. The key has continued to be content. With no unique IP like Star Wars, Marvel, or Lord of the Rings, Apple has been quietly taking the Netflix approach to building original series content. They may have their first showcase feature with Shrinking. There’s no doubt the curiosity factor along with his name, Harrison Ford has helped Apple TV gain traction among streaming services.
The series launched in late January of 2023 and has quickly made its mark with viewership as its #1 show by the service. It may not even have a fan Reddit in the top 100, nor the top 100 of Twitter mentions Shrinking enjoys good character dynamics, likable leads, and of course, Harrison Ford. It finished January in third place among streaming shows according to JustWatch with The Last of Us in 1st place, Poker Face in 2nd place, and Shrinking in a respectable 3rd.