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Apple TV+ picks up live action kids series 'Surfside Girls'

Apple Tv Plus Surfside Girls
Apple Tv Plus Surfside Girls (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has signed a new TV show aimed at kids and families.
  • Surfside Girls will star YaYa Gosselin and Miya Cech.

Streaming service Apple TV+ has picked up a live action kids series called Surfside Girls and starring YaYa Gosselin and Miya Cech.

Announced via press release (opens in new tab), the show will run for ten episodes and is based on a graphic novel by the same name. WGA Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee May Chan will be involved.

"Surfside Girls" is an adventure series starring Miya Cech ("Rim of the World," "The Astronauts") and YaYa Gosselin ("We Can be Heroes," "FBI: Most Wanted") as Jade and Sam, two best friends who jump in to save their town. Sam and Jade are psyched to spend their summer riding the waves and catching the rays. That is until they meet a ghost. The girls dive head-first into a mystery about a pirate ship and the cursed treasure that allegedly lies beneath Surfside's beloved Danger Point bluff. After meeting a pirate ghost named Remi, Sam wants to help him break the curse while Jade is determined to find a scientific explanation for the existence of ghosts. To solve the mystery, Sam and Jade will need to combine their very different approaches of logic and imagination. Together, they are determined to connect the clues, solve the mystery and save Surfside... and maybe they'll help a couple of pirate ghosts along the way.

Apple Tv Plus Surfside Girls Art

Apple Tv Plus Surfside Girls Art (Image credit: Apple TV+)

There is no indication of when the new show will be ready to air, so don't go getting the popcorn warmed up just yet.

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Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.