Top 25 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 25 list of the best original shows on Apple+, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Jan 25, 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.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jan 15, 2021
23. 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.
7.3 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Feb 19, 2021
22. 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.
7.7 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 3, 2020
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.
6.3 ⭐ | 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?
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: May 1, 2020
19. 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: Apr 3, 2020
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.
7.0 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Jun 5, 2020
17. 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?
8.4 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Oct 2, 2020
16. 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.
6.3 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Feb 14, 2020
15. 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
14. Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet
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.
7.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: May 22, 2020
13. 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.
7.6 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jan 10, 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: Jan 15, 2021
11. Little Voice
A love letter to the diverse musicality of New York and an exploration the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s — and the courage to use it.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Aug 21, 2020
A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jul 26, 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
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
7. 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.
8.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Dec 4, 2020
6. 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.
8.3 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Dec 2, 2007
5. 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.
8.4 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Nov 29, 2004
4. 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.
7.7 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Oct 2, 2020
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.
6.7 ⭐ | 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.
8.0 ⭐ | 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.
6.6 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Nov 13, 2020