Apple Picks Up 'The Afterparty' Comedy Series for Apple TV+

Apple today announced that it has given a straight-to-series order for "The Afterparty," a comedy series from Chris Miller and Phil Lord.


The eight-episode series is described as a murder mystery comedy that's set at a high school reunion afterparty.

"The Afterparty" is a murder-mystery comedy set at a high school reunion afterparty. Each of the eight episodes will feature a retelling of the same night told through a different character's perspective, each with its own unique visual format and film genre to match the teller's personality.

Miller and Lord are a filmmaking duo known for "21 Jump Street," "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, "The Lego Movie," and "The Last Man on Earth."

Apple TV+ is light on the comedies, and "The Afterparty" will join titles like "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet," "Central Park," and "Trying."

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6 weeks ago


I love Miller and Lord. This is great news, hopefully. Has to be better than Central Park. God, that show sucks.

Really? I'm enjoying Central Park. It's light.
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6 weeks ago
I'm a Central Park fan, but I stopped watching until all the episodes are released. I vastly prefer binge watching. Totally lose the flow of things when you can only see one show a week.

And also looking forward to murder mystery. Always fun.
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6 weeks ago
They got Lord and Miller? This is gonna be excellent. I've been a fan of theirs ever since Clone High.
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6 weeks ago


I'm a Central Park fan, but I stopped watching until all the episodes are released. I vastly prefer binge watching. Totally lose the flow of things when you can only see one show a week.

And also looking forward to murder mystery. Always fun.

I think that I prefer birdwatching in the real Central Park rather than the TV version.
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6 weeks ago


Really? I'm enjoying Central Park. It's light.

I'm with the other dude, the humour isn't my cup-o-tea but really should be and I have a long history of disliking when shows like these do "musical" episodes and this is what this show is. I should've known though I do not get Bob's Burgers or its popularity.

But, that is the whole point, entertainment is subjective and I have no expectations of every show having to appeal to me. I'm sure Central Park will do just fine.
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6 weeks ago
Finally, another comedy! Good job, Apple. Now let’s further relax your commitment to in-house content, as decent as it is.
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