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What’s new on Apple TV+ this month (December 2022)

Apple TV+ is still one of the newer streaming platforms to take the world by storm, but in just a few years, the company’s amazing portfolio of movies, shows, and Apple exclusives has made downloading the Apple TV+ app a no-brainer for most households. Plus, when you purchase a new Apple device, like an iPhone or MacBook, you’ll get several months of Apple TV+ for free (in most cases).

With the platform’s library constantly growing, we’re always on the lookout for the latest and greatest releases. Here’s what’s new on Apple TV+ for the month of December.

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Our top picks for December

Little America (2020)
Little America
tv-14 2 Seasons
Genre Drama, Comedy
Created by Lee Eisenberg

Little America is an episodic adaptation of the Epic Magazine anthological column of the same name. The first season, which landed on Apple TV+ in December 2019, was a big success, and fans of the show have long-awaited a second round of episodes. All episodes of Little America’s second season will be available to stream on December 9, giving viewers a whole new batch of heartwarming and genre-bending immigration tales.

Puppy Place (2021)
Puppy Place
tv-g 2 Seasons
Genre Kids
Cast Riley Looc, Brooklynn MacKinzie, Eric Lyon
Puppy Place is the kind of show that’s almost impossible to dislike. After all, how could any human turn a blind eye to an adorable, four-legged friend with a baby face? Premiering last October, the second season of the family-friendly series premieres on December 9 and will once again follow Charles and Lizzie Peterson as they continue to foster some of the cutest onscreen pups the streaming world has ever seen.
Emancipation (2022)
r 132m
Genre Thriller, History, Drama
Stars Will Smith, Ben Foster, Charmaine Bingwa
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Directed by Antoine Fuqua, Emancipation stars Will Smith as Peter, an escaped slave who sets off on a life-or-death journey to the northern U.S. after fleeing the Louisiana plantation that physically and mentally tortured him. Based on the true story of Gordon (also known as “Whipped Peter”), the harrowing photographs of the man’s scarred back were used by American abolitionists to prove just how inhumane the slave trade could be. You can watch Emancipation on December 9.

Everything new on Apple TV+ in December

December 2

  • Slow Horses (season 2)

December 9

  • Emancipation
  • Little America (season 2)
  • Puppy Place (season 2)

Our top picks from November

Mythic Quest (2020)
Mythic Quest
73 %
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Comedy
Cast Rob McElhenney, Charlotte Nicdao, David Hornsby
Created by Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Megan Ganz
The third season of Mythic Quest has been in the works for some time, and fans are chomping at the bit to see just what the fun-loving and sociologically-impaired gaming nerds have been up to. Created and developed by Charlie Day, Megan Ganz, and Rob McElhenney, the series stars the latter as egotistical MMORPG developer Ian Grimm, the brainchild of a popular game called Mythic Quest. The latest season finds Ian and Poppy Li (Charlotte Nicdao) heading up a new gaming company called GrimPop Studios, a development firm that looks to be competing with the cast of characters over at Ian’s original studio.

The Mosquito Coast (2021)
The Mosquito Coast
55 %
tv-ma 2 Seasons
Genre Drama, Action & Adventure
Cast Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish
Created by Neil Cross
In the second season of The Mosquito Coast, based on the 1981 Paul Theroux novel of the same name, Justin Theroux (the author’s nephew) returns as Allie Fox, a disenchanted husband and father who journeys to Mexico with his family in hopes of a better life. But when an experience with the drug cartel doesn’t go too well, Allie and his kin are forced to flee to a refugee hideout in Guatemala.

Echo 3 (2022)
Echo 3
1 Season
Genre Drama, Action & Adventure
Cast Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Collins
Created by Mark Boal
An American rehashing of the 2018 Israeli drama series When Heroes Fly, Echo 3 stars Jessica Ann Collins as Amber Chesborough, a scientist that goes missing along the Colombia-Venezuela border. As an international war starts brewing behind the public eye, it’s up to her brother (Luke Evans) and husband (Michiel Huisman) to track down Amber before political tensions shine an unwanted light on their rescue effort.

Looking ahead on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ continues to grow and expand, with plenty of new titles soon. Winter 2023 sees the release of a handful of new titles, including a new season of Servant  (January 13) and a new film titled Sharper (February 17).

Then there’s Killers of the Flower Moon (May 2023), a Martin Scorsese-directed adaptation that has long been in the works. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro in leading roles, the film follows a series of murders that were carried out against the members of a wealthy Native American tribe in Oklahoma in the 1920s.

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