5 TV series we hope succeed on Apple TV+ streaming service

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CUPERTINO, CA – MARCH 25: Filmmaker Steven Spielberg speaks during an Apple product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park on March 25, 2019 in Cupertino, California. Apple announced the launch of it’s new video streaming service, unveiled a premium subscription tier to its News app, and announced it would release its own credit card, called Apple Card. (Photo by Michael Short/Getty Images)

2. Amazing Stories

We covered the reboot of this Spielberg classic 80’s series two months ago when we found out that executive producer Bryan Fuller exited the production. Normally, when there is this much drama before a series even begins, that usually doesn’t bode well.

From what was reported, Fuller’s vision was darker and Apple wanted to keep the show on the lighter side of things. Personally, I hope there is a blend of both styles to keep everything fresh and not prone to getting stale.

That being said, I am curious to see what Mr. Spielberg has up his sleeve. Will he re-imagine most of his old stories or will he concoct new ones? Another consideration in these times is will he focus on message laden fare?

This venture from Amblin is currently listed as filming. Most of the cast has character names so perhaps this will be one of the earlier series to premiere.

Here’s to hoping we get Poltergeist caliber fare. I would love to see a spooky side of Spielberg. Sasha Alexander of Shameless will be appearing in an episode entitled, The Cellar.

Indie darling, Edward Burns is also featured as Bill Kaminski in The Rift. Judging by those titles maybe there will be some creepy stories.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: M. Night Shyamalan attends the UK Premiere of “Glass” at The Curzon Mayfair on January 09, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/ Mike Marsland/WireImage)

1. Servant

The master of plot twists, M. Night Shyamalan is also in the talent lineup for Apple TV+. Rest assured, horror fans, this show will not be a comedy. What we know so far is that the series revolves around a professional chef.

Deadline teases that it is a psychological thriller so this is pretty standard for Shyamalan. He is set to direct the first episode. There are some high-profile names along for the ride on this production. Lauren Ambrose and Rupert Grint are among the cast members.

The actress plays a mother who hires a nanny for her child. For whatever reason, it is untitled in IMDb but Deadline has christened it with the Servant title. This almost sounds like the plot could be very similar to The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.

Tony Basgallop is listed as the creator. He is best known for writing and producing 24: Live Another Day and Outcast. I have high hopes for this series and that is why I have placed it at number one on the list. Despite what people may think of the director, at least he is trying to give original content.

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Yes, he may have worn out his welcome for some but I want to see what he can continue to deliver. Only time will tell if Apple TV + will deliver the goods and emerge the victor in the streaming wars but I am willing to give them a shot.

Are you excited for Apple TV+? Which of these series would you watch? Let us know in the comments. We want to hear from you.