“Oprah Conversation,’ ‘1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything’ win Critics Choice Real TV Awards

Apple TV+ has earned two Critics Choice Real TV Awards for Oprah Winfrey’s  talk series “The Oprah Conversation,” which took home the prize for Best Structured Series, and the docuseries “1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything,” which was awarded Best Limited Documentary Series. 

The Critics Choice Real TV Awards recognize excellence in nonfiction, unscripted and reality programming across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.

About ‘The Oprah Conversation’

The NAACP Image Award-nominated “The Oprah Conversation” is a series that features Oprah leading intimate discussions with newsmakers, thought leaders and masters of their craft. Recent guests have included Elliot Page, Eddie Murphy, Amanda Gorman, Barack Obama, Dolly Parton and Stevie Wonder.

“The Oprah Conversation” is available to stream on Apple TV+, alongside “Oprah Talks COVID-19” and “Oprah’s Book Club.”

About ‘1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything’

“1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything” explores the musicians and soundtracks that shaped the culture and politics of 1971. The docuseries provides  archival footage and interviews. It shows how the musical icons of the time were influenced by the changing tides of history – and, in turn, how they used their music to inspire hope, change and the culture around them. 

“1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything” examines the most iconic artists and songs that we still listen to 50 years later, including The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Joni Mitchell, Lou Reed and more.

The eight-part docuseries hails from Universal Music Group’s (UMG) Mercury Studios in association with On The Corner Films. Academy, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Asif Kapadia (“Amy,” “Senna”) serves as series director and executive producer alongside James Gay-Rees (“Amy,” “Senna,” “Exit Through the Gift Shop”), David Joseph and UMG’s Adam Barker. Chris King serves as editor and executive producer. Danielle Peck is series producer and directs alongside James Rogan.

All eight episodes of “1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything” are available to stream on Apple TV+.

About Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.