Todd Spangler reports: Apple’s first original series — reality competition show “Planet of the Apps” — premieres Tuesday, but how far the tech giant delves into Hollywood content remains an open question.
The show’s first episode is launching at around 9 p.m. PT Tuesday, exclusively on Apple Music, the tech giant’s streaming-music subscription service.
The 10-episode show — designed to highlight Apple’s multibillion-dollar App Store business — features aspiring app developers vying for a chance to win venture-capital funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners. A new episode will be available exclusively on Apple Music each week on Tuesday evenings.
“Planet of the Apps” is produced by two TV veterans, Propagate’s Ben Silverman and Howard Owens … (read more)