In addition to an unsuccessful attempt to employ the stars of the BBC series Top Equipment for its reported strategies to establish in-house material, Re/code reports that media head Eddy Cue likewise approached sports commentator Costs Simmons.

Apple revealed interest in signing up former ESPN star Costs Simmons to an exclusive audio podcast deal. Apple media boss Eddy Hint discussed the idea a number of times with Simmons this summer season, state people acquainted with the talks, who say that they were initial at finest.

Simmons ended up signing with HBO, the deal including a brand-new podcast from October– which is likely to be offered on iTunes.

Range had actually earlier reported that Apple is planning to produce a Netflix rival, concentrating on original shows– likely to form part of its organized web TELEVISION service designed to go head-to-head with traditional cable television bundles.

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