Apple on the 25th of March unveiled its subscription TV service called Apple TV+. Taglined as a new home for the world’s most creative storytellers, it aims to give users access to exclusive original shows, movies, and documentaries. This original video subscription service has roped in some of the most celebrated creative artists including, Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Jenifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon being some among the enlisted.
Though the plans to produce movies and shows were expected of, it was Oprah Winfrey’s announcement that came as an element of surprise on Monday, with her keynote address. Winfrey’s shows will be under non-fiction which includes, two documentaries and Oprah’s live-streaming book club.
One of the documentaries which would be produced by Winfrey is tentatively titled as Toxic Labor which would be about workplace harassment, and the other a multi-part series about mental health. Bibliophiles and the followers of Oprah Winfrey’s Show hold greater excitement after hearing the news of bringing the beloved book club to iOS as the most stimulating book club on the planet.
Birthed as a segment on the Oprah Winfrey show, the program shared her own experience after reading a book and provided huge exposure to books and authors. The segment was revived as Oprah Book Club 2.0 in 1996. This would be a rebirth to the show as well as a revamp to our degrading connect with books. The show would feature live-streamed conversations with authors and aims “to convene a meeting of minds through books.”