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Apple TV+ Documentary Series Announced

A trio of upcoming Apple TV+ documentary series were unveiled today ahead of their global premiere on the streaming service this fall. The Apple TV+ documentary series celebrate humanity and the wonder of the natural world.

Led by a star-studded lineup of narrators, including Oscar and Golden Globe winner Olivia Colman, Golden Globe winner Tom Hiddleston and Golden Globe nominee Paul Rudd, each new Apple Original will showcase never-before-seen footage, groundbreaking technology and dynamic storytelling.

Apple TV+ Documentary Series

The new series set to premiere globally in more than 100 countries on Apple TV+ this fall include:

Tiny World (October 2)

Narrated by Paul Rudd, Tiny World takes a unique perspective on the natural world, exploring the ingenuity and resilience of the smallest animals on the planet. Brand new camera technology allows us, for the very first time, to see the world through the eyes of the tiniest creatures and witness the extraordinary things they do to survive.

Tiny World is produced by Plimsoll Productions, and written and executive produced by Tom Hugh Jones. Dr. Martha Holmes and Grant Mansfield also serve as executive producers on behalf of Plimsoll Productions.

The first six episodes of Tiny World will make their global debut on Friday, October 2, exclusively on Apple TV+.

Becoming You (November 13)

Olivia Colman narrates Becoming You, a global child development series that explores how the first 2000 days on earth shape the rest of our lives. Told through the eyes of over 100 children across the world, from Nepal to Japan and Borneo, each episode offers a thought-provoking look at how children learn to think, speak and move from birth to five-years-old.

It underscores how different our journeys can be but ultimately tells the story of our shared humanity and community when it comes to raising children. This series is produced by Wall to Wall Media and is executive produced by Leanne Klein and Hamo Forsyth.

Becoming You will premiere around the world with its first six episodes on Friday, November 13, exclusively on Apple TV+.

Earth at Night in Color (December 4)

This landmark natural history series narrated by Tom Hiddleston, Earth at Night in Color uses next-generation cameras to reveal the nocturnal lives of animals, in color, for the first time ever. Filmed across six continents, from the Arctic Circle to the African grasslands, this pioneering series follows the moonlit dramas of animals at night, revealing new insights and never before seen behaviors.

Earth at Night in Color is produced by Offspring Films. The series is executive produced by Alex Williamson and Isla Robertson, and produced by Sam Hodgson.

Earth at Night in Color will premiere globally with six episodes on Friday, December 4, exclusively on Apple TV+.

These new Apple TV+ documentary series will join Long Way Up, the anticipated, epic new motorcycle series that is an adventure in both travel and friendship, starring and executive produced by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, that will debut globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 18.

Apple’s expanding offering of unscripted series and films including also includes the recently-announced Fireball, an original feature documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog and Professor Clive Oppenheimer; the 2020 Sundance US Grand Jury Prize award-winning documentary, Boys State; the acclaimed, five-time Emmy nominated – including for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special – Beastie Boys Story; and the Emmy-nominated docuseries Home.

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