Shining Girls, the new US serial-killer drama starring Elisabeth Moss and Jamie Bell, is trending online. The FT calls it "brilliant" while Rotten Tomatoes awards it 86 per cent. In the mood for some spine-tingling TV? Shining Girls is out and available on Apple TV+ with new episodes dropping each Friday. New subscribers can watch Shining Girls free with the Apple TV+ 7-day free trial.
Premiere: Friday 29th April 2022
Global stream: Apple TV+ 7-day FREE trial (opens in new tab)
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Jamie Bell, Wagner Moura, Phillipa Soo, Amy Brenneman
Years after a brutal attack left her in a constantly shifting reality, newspaper archivist Kirby Mazrachi (Moss) learns that a recent murder is linked to her assault. She teams with veteran reporter Dan Velazquez (Wagner Moura) to confront her past, with the help of a drifter named Harper Curtis (Jamie Bell) who finds a key to a house that seems to open onto other times.
The eight-episode series is an adaptation of Lauren Beukes' 2013 novel The Shining Girls, which wowed critics with its mind-blowing twists, and garnered widespread acclaim from readers. If you like the idea of a bone-chilling crime thriller with a dash of The Handmaid's Tale, then Shining Girls is for you.
The first three episodes of Shining Girls debuted globally on 29th April 2022 on Apple TV+. Follow our guide to get a 7-day free trial of Apple TV+ (opens in new tab) and watch Shining Girls wherever you are.
Watch Shining Girls on Apple TV+
Shining Girls is an Apple Original, and exclusive to the Apple TV+ streaming service.
New users get a 7-day free trial of Apple TV+ (opens in new tab). After the trial, it's £4.99 / $4.99 / AU$7.99 a month. There's no contract, so you can cancel any time.
The first three episodes became available on 29th April 2022. New episodes air every Friday.
Watch Shining Girls | Apple TV+ 7-day free trial (opens in new tab)
Apple's premium streaming service offers a ton of original content, from huge hits such as Ted Lasso to Tom Hanks movies and Shining Girls. Why not try it free for 7 days? It's just $4.99/£4.99/AU$7.99 a month after, contract-free.
Shining Girls episode dates
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 1 – Friday 29th April 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 2 – Friday 29th April 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 3 – Friday 29th April 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 4 – Friday 6th May 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 5 – Friday 13th May 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 6 – Friday 20th May 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 7 – Friday 27th May 2022
Shining Girls Season 1 Episode 8 – Friday 3rd June 2022
Shining Girls official trailer
Is Apple TV+ worth trying?
Apple TV+ is Apple's dedicated subscription streaming service, designed to rival the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.
It's ad-free (aside from Apple ads) and features a host of high-profile shows – such as Shining Girls, They Call Me Magic, Pachinko, WeCrashed, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey and Severance – produced by the Apple Originals department.
In our review, we praised Apple TV+ for its "reasonable pricing, superb streaming quality, Dolby Vision HDR support and lavishly-produced exclusives".
If you're yet to experience Apple TV+, why not take advantage of this 7-day free trial (opens in new tab)?
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