Oprah Winfrey has a contract with Apple for a long-term partnership. The 64-year-old tv icon is going to help Apple movies, tv shows, and apps, news agency Bloomberg known.
It is the largest deal till now that Apple has signed with a prominent television producer. The company seems to be a counterweight to want to provide Netflix and Amazon, which is the last time a lot of important makers have enlisted for the coming years. So connected to Barack Obama, Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy are on Netflix and joined Amazon a contract with Nicole Kidman.
Winfrey however remains as the president of her own television channel, the Oprah Winfrey Network. There are still no concrete plans for a series of tv-programs to be announced. Also, it is not clear whether Winfrey will present or only produce.
Apple wants to be in 2019, the first ‘original content’ are going to launch. It is not yet clear how Apple is that exactly going to do. The company currently has no streaming service for movies and series.
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