Apple TV + announces new 9/11 documentary: ‘Inside President’s War Room’
Apple TV + today announced the exclusive release of a new documentary later this year. The show is titled ‘9/11: Inside the President’s War Room’ and will look at the immediate response of the people in charge of the 2001 terrorist attack.
The special will be narrated by Jeff Daniels and includes former President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and many more. In a significant move by the streaming service, the special will premiere simultaneously on Apple TV + and the publicly funded broadcast channel BBC One.
As you might expect, the special will air in September to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11. In the UK, the special will first air on BBC One and later on Apple TV +. In all other regions, it will debut exclusively on Apple TV +.
Apple says it will be notified immediately after the show’s attack, and will make an emergency decision within the first 12 hours of the World Trade Center plane crash.
At this time, he will be interviewing high-profile members of the administration and heads of national security.
The documentary features President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice (National Security Adviser), Colin Powell (Secretary of State), Andy Card (Chief of Staff), and Dan Bartlett. Testimony will be presented. Director of Communications), Rear Admiral Deborah Louvre (Head of Situation Room), Josh Bolton (Deputy Chief of Staff), Eri Flasher (Press Secretary), Carl Rowe (Senior Adviser to the President), Mary Matalan (Adviser to China), Karen Hughes (Special Adviser to the President), Mike Morrell (CIA Briefer), Ted Olson (Solicitor General), Col. Mark Tillman (Air Force One Pilot), David Wilkinson and Tony Zonto (Secret Service). It will also feature about 200 published photos, as photographers followed Bush and Chennai’s every move, as well as the archived footage.
Apple has previously worked with the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Studios, to produce content exclusively for Apple TV +, including the David Attenborough documentary, The Air Earth Changed, and the comedy series. ‘Training’ is included.
However, this 9/11 exclusive is Apple’s first official co-production. This means that the content was funded by both Apple and the BBC, and that is why it will be released on Apple’s streaming platform and the BBC One channel.
In 2019, Apple’s head of European video content, Jay Hunt, told the UK’s House of Lords that Apple was open to all types of models, including joint production, during a committee to discuss the compatibility of public broadcasters (ie the BBC). ۔ Series age. That being said, to this day, Apple relies heavily on exclusive funding.
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