Apple seeks developers for reality show "Planet of the Apps"

Apple seeks developers for reality show
Apple put out an open casting call last week seeking app developers for a new reality show. Called "Planet of the Apps," the show is scheduled to begin production later this year. It is Apple's first original T.V. show and will focus on app developers competing against each other for funding from venture capitalists. Consider it a "Shark Tank" for the mobile set.

Producers of the show are requesting that potential contestants submit video on or before August 26th. Applicants must agree to have a beta of their app, or a functional version, running on iOS, macOS, tvOS or watchOS by October 21st. Developers that make it onto the show will be helped along by tech and entertainment experts, receive up to $10 million in funding, and get promoted in the App Store. Developers are not required to take the money or give up equity in their app.


Apple is hoping that the show becomes a big hit like ABC's "Shark Tank" with its message that the American Dream is open for anyone to achieve. With producers of the show expected to be pouring over video submissions over the next six weeks, Planet of the Apps does not yet have an air date. If you are interested in sending in a submission, click on the sourcelink.

source:  PlanetoftheApps via 9to5Mac

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9 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Cesar, Koba gonna sue Apple for this one.

2. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Damn straight they are lol.

3. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Koba not App!

5. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

No, Apple will sue them both.

8. sissy246

Posts: 7083; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

True, Apple will say they had a patent on the name. Lol

4. jngo102

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

CAESAR. LIKE. APPLE. MORE. THAN. APES!

7. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

CESAR LIKE APPLE MORE THAN SHEEPS (I had to do it)

6. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Apple lol

9. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

i was thinking WTH is apple thinking? at first, i thought it was planet of the apes...then i read it again, then i saw planet of the apps...i honestly misread apps for apes LOL looked too similar to me...as apple do to others, others should do back to apple LOL

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