The video streaming world is more crowded than ever. With Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu rapidly pumping out original content, the competition is fierce and options seem limitless. Yet that hasn’t stopped newcomers from trying to enter the fray: Disney and Facebook are making plays, and web video giant YouTube—in many ways the precursor to modern streaming services—has started streaming movies for free in an attempt to siphon some of Netflix’s audience.
But by far the most intriguing company to make a move for the streaming throne is Apple, which reportedly plans to roll out is new TV subscription service in the first half of 2019. Apple's service plans to operate similar to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video, with original programming and third party content available to stream. And while Apple hasn’t been able to break into the video streaming world yet, they certainly have the resources to make it happen (with at least a $1 billion budget).
But will Apple’s streaming service have enough compelling content to make it worth paying yet another monthly fee? Here’s a breakdown of all the shows we’re most excited to check out when Apple finally unveils its new platform.