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New on Apple TV Plus May 2021 – Stream Shows & Movies

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Apple TV Plus continues to release original content that features some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and this May is no different than the rest. Below you will discover which original movie is new on Apple TV Plus and which two series are returning in May. If you are excited like us, be sure to save what’s new on Apple TV on the Likewise app to never miss out on the content you love.

Best New Movies on Apple TV

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

Apple TV is bringing subscribers the best new content this month! If you love music from the 70s or want to know what was popular during that time, you’re going to want to tune into the latest documentary from Apple Plus. 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything is a docuseries told in eight parts, that explores which artists and music helped shape society, culture, and politics from 1971. The Year That Music Changed Everything will include archival footage and interviews from the legendary Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, The Who, Bob Marley, and more. The musical docuseries will make its world premiere on Apple TV on May 21. Don’t miss it, and keep reading to find out which Apple TV new shows you’ll need to add to your watchlist! 

Apple TV New Releases

Mythic Quest

The long-awaited second season of the workplace comedy, Mythic Quest, is finally here! Likewiser, Ange B found the Apple TV Original Series “Cute and funny.” She also believes the characters are “endearing and have good stories.” Everyone needs a workplace comedy in their lives, so if you haven’t watched Mythic Quest yet, now is the perfect time to get caught up. Mythic Quest will return with new episodes on Apple TV beginning on May 7.


Trying, another comedy series is also new on Apple TV this month, and we’re trying to remain calm about it! Likewiser, Bri A found season 1 of Trying “funny, sad, and relatable” and believes “both of the main characters are so lovable!” The second season of Trying will continue to focus on the main characters’ adoption process. The first episode will be available to watch on May 21, and new episodes will premiere every Friday exclusively on Apple TV. You don’t want to miss out on this Apple Plus Original Series, so make sure to save it today! 

Here is everything new on Apple TV in May. Don’t forget to save the best movies on Apple TV and the new Apple TV shows in the Likewise app!

Streaming May 7

Streaming May 21

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Riahnna is a seasoned media professional with a passion for pop culture news in film, television, and streaming content. Her keen eye is always plugged in to what’s trending in the entertainment space. When she’s not binging away her favorite dramas at home, you will most likely locate her at a movie theater or concert venue.    
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