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Apple Shelves Dr. Dre Scripted Series Vital Signs

Joseph Baxter Sep 24, 2018

Apple has shelved its touted Dr. Dre-starring scripted series, Vital Signs, over explicit content.

In the realm of streaming television – dominated by Netflix, Amazon and Hulu – the gizmo monopolists at Apple was the sleeping giant whose awakening would shift the landscape. Indeed, the earliest stages of the awakening occurred in February 2016, when it was first reported that Apple would debut its first scripted series, a dark, raunchy drama starring and produced by rap legend/media mogul, Dr. Dre, titled Vital Signs. However, two-and-a-half years later, Apple has shelved the series, apparently due to a new attitude about its content.

In a move carried out personally by Apple CEO Tim Cook, all six episodes of Vital Signs have been scrapped by the company, reports The Wall Street Journal. In the paper’s exposé, mockingly titled “No Sex Please, We’re Apple,” it was revealed that the company

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