Do Apple TV Plus shows have to be good to succeed?
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Apple TV Plus wants potential subscribers to be excited about streaming. Its launching with four big-budget shows featuring household names. But early reviews tell a different story, one where Apples presence in an oversaturated streaming space doesnt seem necessary. Negative reviews right out of the gate arent improving Apples chances, but that doesnt mean the streaming platforms future is doomed.
At $4.99 a month, Apple TV Plus is one of the cheapest streaming services entering the streaming wars space. Its not a Netflix killer or even a Netflix competitor. This isnt the streaming service youll cancel Hulu for. Apple knows this. Thats why the company is giving anyone who purchases an Apple product, new or refurbished, a…