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Apple Streaming Service Is “Big Moment For Media Industry & UK Producers”, Says Former Channel 4 & TLC Boss

Apple is expected to shed some light on its new video streaming service today during an anticipated livestreamed event from the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, CA. The event gets underway at 9 a.m. Pt.

The streaming service rival to Netflix is expected to carry original content from the likes of Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Jj Abrams, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston. It’s not clear yet what third-party content will be included on the service or on which devices it will be made available. Sports are not expected to feature in the offering for now, but Apple is also expected to reveal some kind of subscription news service today.

Speaking this morning on BBC radio, Wonderhood Studios founder David Abraham, ex-ceo of UK broadcaster Channel 4 and U.S. cable network TLC, said the launch was a watershed moment both in the U.S and internationally, “This is a

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