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Apple is making select Apple TV Plus shows free for everyone – here’s what they are

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Finding new stuff to watch can always feel like a chore, especially if you only subscribe to one streaming service. Well, if you’re looking for something new and want to swim in new waters, Apple TV Plus is making a bunch of its original programming free to watch for a limited time.

But here’s the kicker, you’ll need a device that supports the streaming service. This includes Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, a Mac, Amazon Fire TV, Roku devices, and compatible Samsung and LG smart TVs.

Here’s all the stuff Apple TV Plus is making available for free

  • The Elephant Queen: A documentary, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, that takes audiences across the African savannah, and into the heart of an elephant family
  • Little America: A series that goes beyond the headlines to look at the stories of immigrants in America
  • Servant: A new thriller from M. Night Shymalan
  • For All Mankind: A series about what would happen if the space race had never ended.
  • Dickinson: An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson.
  • Helpsters: A kids show with puppets
  • Ghostwriter
  • Snoopy in SpaceUh, it’s Snoopy… in Space.

That’s it. While it’s not as big as the selection HBO recently offered, it’s nice to see Apple throw us a bone like this. Amazon recently did the same thing, but it was all kids shows, which I’m sure parents could appreciate. But seriously, who’s complaining.

Apple TV Plus normally costs $5 a month but if you recently purchased a new Apple product like an iPhone, iPad, or anything else under the Apple umbrella, you automatically get 12-months free of the service, so you may already have the service for free without even knowing it. Either way, for the folks without a subscription, jump on these free shows.

Do you plan on watching any of these? Have any thoughts on this? Let us know down below in the comments or carry the discussion over to our Twitter or Facebook.

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