How Apple TV+ Put Diversity at the Forefront During Its TCA Debut

Tim Baysinger

Apple TV+ had to wait until the last day, but the new streaming service finally made its debut at the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. The streamer went light for its first go-around, with no executive session for Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, and paneling six shows in rapid succession and wrapped up before 2 p.m. PT. The morning began with, what else, Apple’s Genius Bar employees providing directions (not that we haven’t been here at Langham Huntington ballroom in Pasadena for the past two weeks). But Sunday gave the tech company the chance to get upcoming shows “Little America,” “Home Before Dark,” “Visible,” “Mythic Quest,” “Central Park,” “Defending Jacob” in front of critics. Apple closed the day out with “The Morning Show.” And it what we consider to be a good thing for Apple, their day at TCA was pretty much just like everyone else who presented over the last 13 days. Well, except for trying to have all their shows do one combined scrum, but we’ll give them a newbie mulligan on that. Also Read: Apple's 'Visible: Out on Television' Trailer Will Put Tears in Your Eyes (Video) If there was an early theme on...

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