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Apple TV+: Bite-sized reviews of every launch-week show

[2019-11-06 11:00:00]

Apple TV+ finally dropped last Friday, and it’s off to a good start—although maybe it’s a stretch to say it’s a strong start. I’ve spent the past few days watching everything Apple currently has to offer, and below you can find my thoughts on all nine of Apple’s launch-week shows.For the so-called “tentpole” shows like The Morning Show and For All Mankind, you’ll also find links to longer reviews. But enough chitchat—let’s jump in.The Morning Show The Morning Show starts off as though it rushed to work without its morning coffee. That may partly be because the script was retrofitted to address the #MeToo moment even though it was originally built around Brian Stelter’s 2013 nonfiction book Top of the Morning, which focused on the cutthroat world of morning television. In the first three episodes, we see excellent performances from Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, and Reese Witherspoon (along with a ton of Apple product placements), but the plot struggles to find a direction.To read this article in full, please click here

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