Apple Inks Deal With 'Desperate Housewives' Veteran Annie Weisman for Apple TV+ Content

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Apple has signed a two-year content creation deal with writer and producer Annie Weisman, who has worked on "Desperate Housewives" and is the creator of upcoming Apple TV+ show "Physical," reports Deadline.

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"Physical," which stars Rose Byrne, is a dramedy set in 1980s Southern California. Byrne plays a quietly tortured housewife who gets into the world of aerobics. Weisman is showrunner on "Physical" and she will also work on other projects exclusively for ‌Apple TV+‌.

Prior to inking a deal with Apple, Weisman was at Universal TV. In addition to "Desperate Housewives," she also worked on "Almost Family," "The Path," "Suburgatory," and "About a Boy."

Apple has signed similar content creation deals with a number of high-profile writers and producers, including Alfonso Cuaron, Jason Katims, Lee Eisenberg, Justin Lin, and more. Details on Apple's content deals and shows that are in the works can be found in our Apple TV Shows guide.

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NufSaid Avatar
10 months ago
Home before dark is SUPERB
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calzon65 Avatar
10 months ago
Just found out I get 1 year free subscription to Apple TV+ with my new iPhone SE, now I will find out if it's worth a paid subscription.
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phenste Avatar
10 months ago
This sounds…weirdly fascinating to me. Maybe I’m biased because my mother was an aerobics trainer.

80s, SoCal, aerobics…it’ll be interesting to see whether they “go big or go home” on the aesthetic for this. I’ve seen more Desperate Housewives than I’d like to admit, and if that’s any indication…I’m interested. ?
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jcshas Avatar
10 months ago
I received a 1 year free subscription to Apple TV+ when I bought my iPhone 11 Pro last fall. I also just recently bought the 2020 iPad Pro so wondering if I get another year of Apple TV+?
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