Isaac Asimov's 'Foundation' premieres on Apple TV+ on September 24

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What you need to know

  • Isaac Asimov's Foundation will premiere on Apple TV+ this September 24.
  • The exciting show also has a new teaser that will do more than whet the appetite.

Isaac Asimov's Foundation, a hotly anticipated addition to Apple TV+, will join the streaming service's growing catalog of first-party content on September 24. There will be three episodes available initially with a new episode landing every Friday.

Apple TV+ made the announcement via a press release earlier and also gave us another teaser to enjoy. Anyone who wasn't already pumped to take in Foundation will be by the time they get to the end of this 2:20 video!

When revolutionary Dr. Hari Seldon predicts the impending fall of the Empire, he and a band of loyal followers venture to the far reaches of the galaxy to establish The Foundation in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of civilization. Enraged by Hari's claims, the ruling Cleons – a long line of emperor clones – fear their grasp on the galaxy may be weakening as they're forced to reckon with the potential reality of losing their legacy forever.

The show will star Emmy Award nominees Jared Harris and Lee Pace, alongside "rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey."

You will of course need an Apple TV+ or Apple One subscription to enjoy Foundation — but you already knew that, right? The former runs at $4.99 per month, while the subscription bundle that is Apple One varies depending on your needs.

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Oliver Haslam

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.