Apple May Get into Making Original TV Shows
Variety reports that Apple is mulling competing with Netflix and Amazon by making its own original TV series. Conversations, however, have been preliminary, with some sources calling it only a flirtation. Variety also reports that Apple recently bid for the Top Gear guys’ new show, a sign that Apple may be serious about developing its own shows.
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