Dear...
GenreDocumentary
Created byR. J. Cutler
Inspired by"Dear Apple" ad campaign by Apple Inc.
Starring
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producers
  • R. J. Cutler
  • Todd Lubin
  • Jay Peterson
  • Jane Cha
  • Lyle Gamm
  • Donny Jackson
Running time30 minutes
Production companies
DistributorApple Inc.
Release
Original networkApple TV+
Original releaseJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05) –
present (present)
External links
Website

Dear... is a documentary television series created by R. J. Cutler. The series premiered on June 5, 2020 on Apple TV+.

Premise

Dear... is inspired by the "Dear Apple" advertising campaign, where customers share stories about how Apple products have changed their lives. In the same vein, this docuseries features celebrities reading letters by people "whose lives have been changed through their work." Each episode focuses on one celebrity.[1]

Episodes

No.
overall
No. in
season
FeaturingOriginal release date
11Spike LeeJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
22Lin-Manuel MirandaJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
33Stevie WonderJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
44Oprah WinfreyJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
55Gloria SteinemJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
66Big BirdJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
77Jane GoodallJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
88Aly RaismanJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
99Yara ShahidiJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)
1010Misty CopelandJune 5, 2020 (2020-06-05)

Release

In January 2020, Apple announced Dear..., to be executive produced by R. J. Cutler.[1] The first season was released on June 5, 2020 on Apple TV+.[2]

In March 2021, the series was renewed for a 10-episode second season, featuring Viola Davis, Selena Gomez, Jane Fonda, Ava DuVernay, Billy Porter, Sandra Oh, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Laird Hamilton, and André Leon Talley, to premiere later in 2021.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Turchiano, Danielle (January 17, 2020). "Apple TV Plus Sets R.J. Cutler's Docuseries 'Dear…' for Spring 2020". Variety. Archived from the original on March 2, 2021. Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  2. ^ Hipes, Patrick (May 22, 2020). "'Dear…' Trailer: Apple TV+ Docuseries Featuring Oprah, Spike, Steinem & More Bows June 5". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 22, 2021. Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  3. ^ White, Peter (March 5, 2021). "'Dear…' Docuseries Renewed For Season 2 At Apple". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on March 10, 2021. Retrieved March 19, 2021.