Apple TV+ Has Received Nearly 400 Awards Nominations Since Launch

Apple this week announced that, to date, Apple TV+ films and series have received 389 awards nominations and have won 112 awards since the streaming service launched in November 2019. The company said Apple TV+ has "received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut."

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Recent award wins for Apple TV+ include hit comedy series "Ted Lasso" receiving a Peabody Award for excellence in storytelling, while Apple also earned two Critics Choice Real TV Awards for Oprah Winfrey's talk series "The Oprah Conversation" and the musician docuseries "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything."

Rival streaming services like Netflix and Disney+ do not appear to have readily available awards statistics for comparison, but Netflix secured a record-breaking 160 Emmy Awards nominations in 2020 alone, compared to 18 for Apple TV+. Netflix has been streaming original content since 2013, however, giving it a six year lead on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ has more original content coming over the next several months:

  • "Central Park" animated musical comedy series: season two premieres June 25
  • "Ted Lasso" comedy series: season two premieres July 23
  • "Truth Be Told" anthology drama series: season two premieres August 20
  • "See" sci-fi drama series: season two premieres August 27
  • "The Morning Show" drama series: season two premieres September 17
  • "Invasion" sci-fi thriller series: premieres October 22
  • "The Shrink Next Door" dark comedy series: premieres November 12

Apple TV+ costs $4.99 per month, with a seven-day free trial available to all users. Apple TV+ is also included free for one year when you purchase and activate a qualifying Apple device through June 30, 2021 — it's dropping to three months after this date.

Top Rated Comments

ScottishDuck Avatar
17 months ago
That's a 1:1 ratio of awards to viewers. Impressive!
Score: 60 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Flight Plan Avatar
17 months ago

Isn't that Jennifer Aniston in the photograph?

And why is she looking away from the camera?
"Squirrel!"
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jasheeky Avatar
17 months ago
Notice Tim Cook being respectful with his hands.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghost187 Avatar
17 months ago
I pay $30 for Apple One for the family because of music and iCloud, but I’m seriously considering downgrading because all the other services are so bad that they don’t combine to be worth $5.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Stella Avatar
17 months ago
But how many paying subscribers are there?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
matt_and_187_like_this Avatar
17 months ago
Awards per Dollar spent is the metric I'd be interested in.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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