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Apple TV+ renews ‘Dear….” For a second season

Apple TV+ has announced a second season renewal for its unscripted series “Dear…” from Emmy and Peabody Award winner R.J. Cutler. 

Set to debut globally on Apple TV+ later this year, the second season of “Dear…” will debut 10 new installments, with each episode spotlighting and profiling internationally recognized leaders, including:

  • Academy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and producer Viola Davis
  • Multi-platinum recording artist, actress and producer Selena Gomez
  • Two-time Academy Award-winning actor, producer, New York Times best-selling author and activist Jane Fonda
  • Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay
  • Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer Billy Porter
  • Former Vogue creative director and journalist Andre Leon Talley
  • Golden Globe and SAG Award winner, and Emmy Award-nominated actress Sandra Oh
  • Waterman Laird Hamilton
  • The NBA’s all-time leading scorer and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Inspired by Apple’s “Dear Apple” spots, “Dear…” takes a cinematic approach to biographies of the well known figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work. The docuseries is executive produced by Cutler alongside Jane Cha, Todd Lubin, Jay Peterson and Donny Jackson. Matador Content, a Boat Rocker Company, produces the series for Apple.

The complete first season of “Dear…,” featuring Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more, is now streaming on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung, LG, Sony, and VIZIO smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and at tv.apple.com, for US$4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device. For more information, visit apple.com/tvpr and offers.appletvapp.apple and see the full list of supported devices.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the news editor of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.