How to watch the Invasion series premiere tonight on Apple TV+

Episode 1. Sam Neill in “Invasion,” premiering October 22, 2021 on Apple TV+.
Episode 1. Sam Neill in “Invasion,” premiering October 22, 2021 on Apple TV+. /

Invasion is Apple TV+’s latest science-fiction series, following in the footsteps of their other recently released sci-fi epic Foundation. The Invasion series premiere starts tonight on the streaming service. You will be able to watch the first three episodes of the 10-episode first season, with the remaining seven episodes airing once a week on Fridays until the December 10 finale.

It’s a little confusing to keep tabs on the show because the name Invasion is sort of generic and has been used by several movies and at least one other television show before. But this is the latest version, and it is an original series without ties to any other films, books or shows.

Invasion was created by Simon Kinberg, who is probably best known for his work on the X-Men series and The Twilight Zone reboot. He co-created the show alongside David Weil (Solos, Hunters).

Invasion series synopsis

Imagine that one day aliens really do invade the earth. What would happen? Invasion tries to take a realistic approach to that sentiment by showing us perspectives from different people around the world as they reconcile with a large-scale alien invasion.

The science fiction series stars Sam Neill, Shamier Anderson, Golshifteh Farahani, Firas Nassar, Shiori Kutsuna, Tara Moayedi and Daisuke Tsuji.

How to watch the Invasion series premiere live tonight

You’ll want to watch Invasion as soon as it becomes available to avoid spoilers. Below you will find all of the details you’ll need to watch the series. You need an Apple TV+ subscription to watch, which costs $4.99/month (or $49.99/year for the annual plan). Apple also offers a seven-day free trial if you want to sample the streaming platform before paying.

Date: Friday, Oct. 22
Time: 12:00 a.m. ET
Episodes: Season 1, Episode 1, “Love of My Life” / Season 1, Episode 2, “The Probe” / Season 1, Episode 3, “Good Morning, Teacher!”
Channel: Apple TV+

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