Top 100 Original Shows on Apple+
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Apple+, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 100 list of the best original shows on Apple+, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Apr 19, 2021.
A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Mar 19, 2021
24. For All Mankind
Explore an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams as told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families.
7.4 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Apr 16, 2021
A never-before-seen look inside the world’s most innovative homes with each episode unveiling the boundary-pushing imagination of the visionaries who dared to dream and build them.
7.0 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Apr 17, 2020
All Nikki and Jason want is a baby—the one thing they can’t have. So they decide to adopt. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball families, and chaotic lives, will the adoption panel agree that they’re ready to be parents?
7.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: May 14, 2021
21. Home Before Dark
A young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.
7.6 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Jun 11, 2021
An inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.
8.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jun 5, 2020
19. Ted Lasso
Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?
8.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jul 23, 2021
18. Visible: Out On Television
Explore the history of the LGBTQ movement through the lens of TV in this five-part docuseries. Combining archival footage with new interviews, it looks at homophobia, invisibility, the evolution of LGBTQ characters, and coming out in the TV industry.
6.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Feb 14, 2020
17. Defending Jacob
A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
8.5 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery, Crime | Released: May 29, 2020
16. Mythic Quest
Meet the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all time. But in a workplace focused on building worlds, molding heroes, and creating legends, the most hard-fought battles don’t occur in the game—they happen in the office.
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: May 7, 2021
A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jul 27, 2020
Told through a series of interconnected phone conversations, this groundbreaking series chronicles the mysterious story of a group of strangers whose lives are thrown into disarray in the lead-up to an apocalyptic event.
8.6 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Mar 19, 2021
13. Amazing Stories
Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.
7.6 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 3, 2020
12. Little Voice
A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York and the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s—and the courage to use it.
8.4 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Aug 21, 2020
A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
8.0 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action & Adventure | Released: Dec 6, 2019
10. Tiny World
This docuseries showcases nature's lesser-known tiny heroes. Spotlighting small creatures and the extraordinary things they do to survive, each episode is filled with surprising stories and spectacular cinematography.
7.9 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Apr 16, 2021
9. Truth Be Told
Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
7.7 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jan 10, 2020
8. Greatness Code
Seven iconic athletes pull back the curtain on a pivotal career moment when they touched greatness. A stylized hybrid of live action and visual effects, this short-form docuseries sheds new light on the sports legends you thought you knew.
9.3 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jul 9, 2020
Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.
8.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Feb 26, 2021
6. Earth at Night in Color
Filmed across six continents, this docuseries uses cutting-edge camera technology to capture animals' nocturnal lives, revealing new behaviours filmed in full color like never before.
8.2 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Apr 16, 2021
5. Long Way Down
Three years after Long Way Round, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman set off on a 15,000-mile journey from the northernmost tip of Scotland to the southernmost tip of South Africa, mixing their love of motorcycles with the lure of far-flung roads.
8.4 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Dec 2, 2007
4. Long Way Round
In 2004 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman embarked on an epic challenge to bike 20,000-miles across 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. Watch as two friends ride around the world together and, against all the odds, realize their dream.
8.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Nov 29, 2004
3. Little America
An anthology series that goes beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America at a time when they are more relevant than ever.
6.8 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Jan 17, 2020
2. The Morning Show
A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Dec 20, 2019
1. Long Way Up
Follow Ewan McGregor and his friend Charley Boorman as they travel on electric Harley-Davidsons 13,000 miles through Central and South America. A follow up to previous series Long Way Round and Long Way Down.
7.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Nov 13, 2020