Apple TV+ has announced the order of a new sports documentary series, World Surf League. Box to Box Films in partnership with the WSL (World Surf League) will produce this six-part docuseries for Apple that will showcase the aspirations, accomplishments, and failures of some of the world’s best surfers during the WSL title and elite WSL Championship Tour in 2021.
Apple TV+ is the Cupertino tech giant’s video streaming service which offers a variety of original content including drama, kids shows, movies, talk shows, documentaries, and more. In a short span of time, since its launch, the service has won accolades and nominations for titles like Peanuts, The Morning Show, and others.
New World Surf League on Apple TV+
Oscar and BAFTA Award winner, James Gay-Rees and Erik logan will executive produce the new docuseries on behalf of Box to Box Films. The announcement reads,
Each episode will be a rich exploration of the characters who make up the 2021 WSL Men’s and Women’s CT, taking viewers on a journey to incredible surfing locations across the globe, starting in Hawaii on December 4th, 2020. The docuseries will dive into different surfing cultures, as well as timely subjects tied to the sport including eco-conservation, sustainability and marine preservation.
The new documentary will join the other unscripted series on Apple TV+ like:
- Greatness Code directed by Gotham Chopra and co-produced by Uninterrupted and Religion of Sports.
- Dear… by Emmy and Peabody Award winner R.J. Cutler;
- Home by Emmy Award-nominated docuseries “Home”; and
- Upcoming ‘The Supermodels’ from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Documentaries.
With a seven-day free trial for new subscribers, Apple TV+ video streaming service is available for $4.99 per month on all Apple devices via Apple TV app. It is also available on select LG, Sony, Samsung, VIZIO smart TV sets, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox consoles, PlayStation, Roku devices, and at tv.apple.com.