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Michelle Lee promoted to director, domestic programming, for Apple TV+

Michelle Lee has been promoted to director, domestic programming at Apple TV+, reports Deadline. She’ll continue to report to Matt Cherniss, Apple’s head of scripted development and current programming.

Lee joined Apple in January 2018 as senior creative director of the company’s TV streaming service.. She was formerly head of development for Jason Katims’ True Jack Productions. At Apple, Lee has been overseeing The Morning Show and another series from Apple’s inaugural slate, anthology comedy Little America.

Deadline says that, in a senior creative role on Cherniss’ team, Lee will continue to shepherd The Morning Show and Little America — both headed to their second seasons. — as well as the upcoming series Pachinko, Physical, starring Rose Byrne, Brie Larson’s CIA spy drama, and Joseph Gordon Leavitt’s Mr Corman, among others.

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at, for US$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. For more info, visit

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.