By Dan Moren
April 30, 2016 12:24 PM PT
The Back Page: Apple events – the darker side
Word on the street is that Apple is finally ready to get into the original content game. To this, I say “Hallelujah!” Maybe some fear that we’re already approaching Peak TV and it’s too late for Apple to get into the business of producing its own shows, but I say that bringing the trademark Apple aesthetic to television is just more great news for all of us fans of serialized content.
Most of all, though, I’m happy that there’s now some space for me to make a few pitches that I’ve been saving up for just such an eventuality. So if you please, Apple, consider a few series that I think need to be included among the debut slate of shows for your original content:
You can’t have a network without a cop show of some variety—preferably with an odd-couple pairing. In this case it’s Detective Maggie Kravitz, a hard-bitten homicide cop with a dark past as the founder of a failed tech startup, whose latest case sees her investigating the murder of a ride-sharing driver.…