Apple TV+ News: 'Swagger' Debuts October 29, 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Revival, John Lithgow Joins 'Sharper'

The first season of basketball-focused TV show "Swagger" is set to premiere on Friday, October 29, Apple announced today.

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"Swagger" is a drama series inspired by Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant's childhood and his experience as a talented youth basketball player courted by recruiters.

Inspired by Durant's experiences, "Swagger" explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. Off the court, the show reveals what it's like to grow up in America.

The 10-episode series is set to star Isaiah Hill, O'Shea Jackson Jr., and Quvenzhané Wallis. Kevin Durant was involved in the show's creation alongside Reggie Rock and Brian Grazer.

When the show premieres on October 29, the first three episodes will be available, with new episodes to follow each Friday.

In other Apple TV+ news, John Lithgow has been cast in ‌Apple TV+‌ thriller "Sharper," and he will star alongside Julianne Moore. "Sharper" follows the story of a woman who cons her way through the world of Manhattan's wealthy elite.

Apple has also inked a deal for popular children's television show "Yo Gabba Gabba." Apple is creating a new 20-episode "Yo Gabba Gabba" series and has also acquired the rights to all prior "Yo Gabba Gabba" TV shows and specials.

Top Rated Comments

SDJim Avatar
9 months ago
Stoked for some Gabba Gabba for my little one! Great show!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
H. Flower Avatar
9 months ago
"Off the court, the show reveals what it's like to grow up in America."

How can a show reveal what it's like to grow up in America to an audience that has largely grown up in America? Bad copy, should be "...explores what it's like..."
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rcread Avatar
9 months ago
I say "No Gabba Gabba".
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bbeagle Avatar
9 months ago

Stoked for some Gabba Gabba for my little one! Great show!
‘There’s a party in my tummy, so yummy… so yummy….

(sad) but, I want to go to the party in your tummy…

(excited) yeah!

I still use this to get my 5 year old to eat the rest of the food on his plate. He feels sorry for the broccoli wants to join the Mac and cheese in his tummy. So he eats the broccoli help him out.

Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sykeward Avatar
9 months ago
Yo Gabba Gabba is one of the trippiest kids shows I've ever seen. Nonsensical plots (typical) and kids music by The Killers, Ladytron, Erykah Badu, The Flaming Lips, and Weird Al (uhm, not typical)...I'm kind of stoked, actually.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
9 months ago
Nice! I'll be watching it :)
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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