Apple is expected to announce a new Apple TV at their press event next week, the company is also working on a new TV service which will not be announce at the event.
The new Apple TV streaming service is apparently going to be released later this year and Apple is currently in talks with the major networks to bring their content to the platform.
Now according to a report for Variety, Apple also has plans to produce their own TV shows for their new Apple TV platform, here is what Variety had to say about Apple’s plans.
Sources indicate the Cupertino, Calif. colossus has held preliminary conversations in recent weeks with executives in Hollywood to suss out their interest in spearheading efforts to produce entertainment content. The unit putting out the feelers reports into Eddy Cue, who is Apple’s point man on all content-related matters, from its negotiations with programmers for Apple TV to its recent faceoff with Taylor Swift.
This is something that both Amazon and Netflix have done for their platforms, which has worked well for both companies, as they have been able to offer their own original content to their customers which is not available anywhere else.
It will be interesting to see exactly what the company has planed for their new Apple TV platform, as soon as we get some more details about their new streaming service, we will let you guys know.