Apple TV + to have documentary on LGBTQ representation on TV

"Visible: Out on Television", série do Apple TV+

The Apple continues its journey to bring all types of programming to the Apple TV + and thereby attract as many audiences as possible. The most recent news comes from Variety: the Cupertino giant signed a contract to exclusively display a new documentary series produced by the actress Wanda Sykes (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”).

“Visible: Out on Television” will have five one-hour episodes and analyze the impact of the community LGBTQ on the foundation and on television culture. As officially described by the directors Ryan White and Jessica Hargrave, the production will bring “the importance of TV as an intimate format that shaped American consciousness, and how the LGBTQ movement shaped television”.

The series will be narrated by television personalities like Neil Patrick Harris, Margaret Cho, Janet Mock, Asia Kate Dillon and Lena Waithe. In addition, the episodes will feature testimonials from figures such as Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, Anderson Cooper and others. The premiere is scheduled for February 14 of next year.

Leasing «Helpsters»

Meanwhile, Apple tries to take some of its properties to the real world. As seen by the designer Parker Ortolani, the company recently highlighted the ground level of a building in Chelsea (New York, United States) with the decoration of the children’s series «Helpsters».

Popup in «Helpsters» being built in Chelsea for the Apple TV.

According to information from the 9to5Mac, the location is in fact the filming location of the series, which indicates that – at least in principle – the “office” will not be open for visitation. Considering that Apple is trying to improve its actions in the real world, however, it is possible that this will change soon.

New featurette in «Dickinson»

Finally, Apple released a new featurette in «Dickinson», this time focused on the character of Death, personified by the rapper Wiz Khalifa. In the video, the singer / actor talks about the process of creating the figure; the creator Alena Smith and the actress Hailee Steinfeld they also give their testimonies.

Check it out:

Fun, isn’t it?

via MacRumors