anyone else cancel Apple Tv + ?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by tivoknucklehead, Jan 9, 2020.

  1. Jan 9, 2020 #1 of 40

    tivoknucklehead Well-Known Member

    Dec 12, 2002
    Orlando Florida
    I watched the whole seasons of The Morning show, See and for all Mankind and liked all 3, especially the morning show. Tried Dickinson but gave up half way through episode one. none of their other shows currently out have any appeal to me so I cancelled. I will renew when the second seasons of my three shows come out, or in the unlikely event they come up with some new decent shows

    bottom line- major disappointment in this service , I expected much more. They don't even hold a candle to Hulu or Amazon, let alone Netflix
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  2. Jan 9, 2020 #2 of 40

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    I set a reminder for 2 days before my free subscription ends ("Siri, set a reminder to cancel TV+ on…")
    (I've yet to watch anything on TV+)
  3. Jan 9, 2020 #3 of 40

    zalusky Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 5, 2002
    Cupertino, CA
    I have 10 more months to think about it but I did really enjoy the two shows I watched so far.
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  4. Jan 9, 2020 #4 of 40

    aaronwt UHD Addict

    Jan 31, 2002
    I haven't even subscribed yet.
    I did like the first episode of the morning show. But I'll probably wait until Amazing Stories drops, before I subscribe.
  5. Jan 9, 2020 #5 of 40

    LlamaLarry Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 30, 2003
    I have watched all of there originals that I am interested in, but will probably watch TMS "one of these days". I'm in for the free year so they have some time to get more content out there before I start paying. I imagine they will bundle services (I also pay for Arcade and Music Family) to make it more cost effective, although $4.99 is pretty low.
  6. Jan 9, 2020 #6 of 40

    SullyND W: 33-9 (Camping World Bowl) TCF Club

    Dec 30, 2004
    Chicago Burbs
    Not yet, but I haven’t really found it to be worth watching. Don’t plan on renewing.
  7. Jan 9, 2020 #7 of 40

    Peter000 Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 15, 2002
    Red Wing, MN
    Have it free for a year so I'll probably cancel after I see the first month's charge after that. That is, unless there's something by that time I want to watch.

    I agree it probably won't be worth the $5/month for me. I haven't touched it since watching the finale of The Morning Show.
  8. Jan 9, 2020 #8 of 40

    redrouteone This Space for Lease TCF Club

    Jun 16, 2001
    Austin, Texas
    I got the free year with my iPhone. I’ve watched For All Mankind and Dickinson so far. Enjoyed both. I tried to watch The Morning Show, but couldn’t get into it. Might revisit later.

    We’ll see what they have when my year is up.
  9. Jan 9, 2020 #9 of 40

    cmontyburns Excellent.

    Nov 14, 2001
    Houston, TX
    So you watched and liked 75% of the day 1 launch content. Sounds like a major success, not a major disappointment.
  10. Phil T

    Phil T Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2003
    Bought a new phone so got a free 1 year subscription. Watched and enjoyed The Morning Show. Wife likes Servant and Truth Be Told. Too early to tell if we will renew in the Fall.
  11. Beryl

    Beryl Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 22, 2009
    I just ordered an iPad and hope I get a free year.
  12. Allanon

    Allanon Active Member

    Nov 2, 2005
    I might suspend my subscription until they get more original content but I haven't given up on them.

    Shows I'm looking forward to:
    • The Banker
    • Mythic Quest
    • Amazing Stories
    • Slow Horses
    • Masters of the Air
    • Foundation
    • The Mosquito Coast
    • Time Bandits

    List of shows coming to Apple TV+
  13. Hoffer

    Hoffer Eat Lightning ----- Poo Thunder TCF Club

    Jun 1, 2001
    Twin Cities, MN
    I got a year free. So, I won't be cancelling anytime soon. I did finally watch the first anything off it over the weekend. Started watching For All Mankind. I'm interested in some of the other shows, but I'm also interested in a thousand other things I'll never get around to.

    I see the post one above mine mention Time Bandits. If that is based off the movie, I'll be interested in that. Loved that movie as a kid.
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  14. mr.unnatural

    mr.unnatural Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2006
    Saw a couple on that list that piqued my interest. Isaac Asimov's Foundation will be interesting to see. I remember reading the trilogy as a kid and loved it. If they do it on the same scale as The Expanse it could be epic. I'd like to see Amazing Stories as well as Time Bandits
  15. gossamer88

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

    Jul 26, 2005
    Da Bronx
    Those three have a HUGE head start. Not a fair comparison.

    I got the free year with my iPad purchase. Loved The Morning Show. See ended strongly and Servant, although a little frustrating, I'm enjoying as well.

    I bailed on Dickinson and For All Mankind.
  16. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

    Aug 6, 2003
    Madison, WI
    Yeah I was thinking the same. It's already ahead of CBS and Disney if the mark is original content if OP liked those three shows. I actually didn't like them. I like Servant, and my daugther sometimes likes Snoopy in Space. I definitely wouldn't want to be paying for what's there currently.
  17. LlamaLarry

    LlamaLarry Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Apr 30, 2003
    My granddaughters loved the Snoopy in Space, Ghostwriters, and Helpsters so we knocked those out pretty quickly. They keep asking when more will come on, so I am a little bummed to tell them that I have no idea if/when there will be more kids programming.
  18. Jeeters

    Jeeters Registered Snoozer

    Feb 25, 2003
    I've watched The Morning Show, See, and Servant, and that "Hala" movie (or whatever it's called) and enjoyed all of them.

    I tried a couple episodes o Dickinson, and couldn't get interested in the story lines, although I did like the premise.

    I think I've been billed twice since I first subscribed, for a total of $10 and some odd change.

    I consider the ten bucks for the 20+ hours of enjoyable content a worthwhile purchase.

    Not interested in anything else at the moment, so I likely cancel after Servant ends and resubscribe down the road when some more shows are available I'm interested in.
  19. Beryl

    Beryl Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 22, 2009
    With 1 year “free”, I’ll not be cancelling. In another year, I’m betting there will be even more reasons to stick it out.
  20. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Well-Known Mumbler

    Aug 2, 2003
    If they did it three times already, why would you consider it unlikely?

    Then again, it only costs half as much as those.

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