Apple's reality show now casting
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Apple's reality show now casting

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Apple's reality show is now casting. Coming sometime to a screen near you is Planet of the Apps. It's a reality show by Apple, with musician slash entrepreneur Will.i.am as an executive producer. The program will follow app developers who are trying to build the next big app. The show was originally announced in March, but it's now casting. If you're interested in being on Planet of the Apps, here's what you need to know. You must be developing an app for IOS, Mac OS, TVOS or watchOS. You must be over 18 years old. If you meet those two requirements, head on over to planetoftheapps.com and hit the Apply Now button. There's the usual to fill out like name, email address, etc. Those applying must also include a one-minute video application. Applicants will have 60 seconds to say who they are, explain their app and their story. The show is limited to 100 app creators but they can submit more than one app. Deadline for submissions is August 26 Apps must be in a beta or functional state by October 21st. Planet of the Apps claims that those on the program will receive mentorship, funding, as well as marketing and promotion. The first season will film around late 2016 to early 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Information on when and where the show will air was not released yet. If you were expecting a Charlton Heston impression, sorry that's not happening you maniacs. That does it for this tech news update. I'm [UNKNOWN] and you can stay on top of the biggest stories at CNET. COM/Update.

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