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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Partners With Apple TV Plus to Launch Exclusive Documentaries and a New Book Club

Oprah Winfrey on Apple TV Plus

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is "joining forces with Apple" to produce original content including documentaries and a book club to a wider audience in Apple TV Plus, the tech company's upcoming video-streaming service.
In March 2019, Apple launched the new Apple TV Plus without giving away many details on how it would exactly work. Joining the event is Oprah with other A-list celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Momoa, Steven Spielberg, among others.

"They're in a billion pockets, y'all. A billion pockets," Oprah pointed out referring to the number of iPhones being used around the world where the new Apple TV Plus will come pre-installed. That's aside from the other Apple devices as well as third-party devices like Roku and Amazon Fire TV where it will also be available.

In line with that, Oprah announced she has two exclusive documentaries set to be launched on Apple TV Plus. One is entitled Toxic Labor which will tackle the effects of sexual harassment in the workplace and the other one yet untitled multi-part documentary will be about mental health.

Oprah is also planning to start a new version of her book club where Apple users around the world can watch her interviews with authors. She claims it will be "the biggest, most vibrant, the most stimulating book club on the planet."

"I am proud to be a part of this platform where I can connect with people around the world to create positive change," Oprah said.