If you have already watched everything on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+ and every other service except for Apple TV+ then you will be excited to learn that Apple is making certain shows free to watch for a limited time.

You could already watch Apple TV+ free for a week, and show premieres were free to watch, but now Apple is making entire series free to watch.

In the US these shows became free on Thursday 9 April, in the UK they went free from Saturday 11 April.

What you can watch for free on Apple TV+

Here’s what you’ll be able to watch for free:

  • The Elephant Queen - documentary about a family of elephants
  • Little America - stories of American immigrants co-written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon who wrote The Big Sick
  • Servant - psychological thriller about a Philadelphia couple and a mysterious force that enters their home after a tragic event
  • For All Mankind - space drama comes from Star Trek veteran Ronald D. Moore For All Mankind Apple TV
  • Dickinson - coming-of-age comedy about the early life of American poet Emily Dickinson Dickinson Apple TV
  • Helpsters - Helpsters features a new muppet, called Cody. Cody is described as "a monster who loves to help
  • Ghostwriter - four kids who must release fictional characters from works of literature with help from a ghost
  • Snoopy in Space - Snoopy become a Nasa astronaut

You can also watch the Oprah Talks on COVID-19.

The Morning Show and See are not being given away for free.

Here’s our complete run through of all the shows on, or coming to, Apple TV+.

How to watch free shows on Apple TV+

Here’s what you need to do if you want to watch these shows for free:

  1. Open the TV app on your iPad, iPhone, Mac, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire stick, or supported TV (find out which devices work with Apple TV here).
  2. Sign in to the TV app with your Apple ID.
  3. Find the show you want to watch - you'll find a "Free on Apple TV" section that includes the free options listed in this article above.
  4. You will be able to watch every episode of these shows without subscribing to the Apple TV+ service (once Apple makes them available).

We also have this article about how to watch Apple TV+ for free.

And if you haven't started watching Disney+ yet: Here's how to get Disney+ on Apple TV, iPhone and iPad.