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Apple TV+ lands Environmental Media Association Awards for celebrated series “Jane” and “Extrapolations”

Press Release January 27, 2024
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Apple TV+’s “Jane,” the Emmy Award-winning series for kids and families inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall, receives an award from the Environmental Media Association.

Today Apple was recognized by the 33rd Annual Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards with wins for beloved Emmy Award-winning kids and family series “Jane” and star-studded limited series “Extrapolations.” The EMA recognizes leaders working towards a more sustainable future as well as productions setting the standard for green practices, and films television series and documentaries harnessing the power of storytelling to advocate for environmental justice, climate action and sustainability.

“Jane” is a mission-driven series for kids and families inspired by the work of world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and a United Nations Messenger of Peace. Ava Louise Murchison stars as Jane Garcia, a nine-year-old budding environmentalist on a quest to save endangered animals. Using her powerful imagination, Jane takes her best friends David, played by Mason Blomberg, and Greybeard the chimpanzee on epic adventures to help protect wild animals all around the world because, according to her idol Dr. Jane Goodall: “Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help, can they be saved.”

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Apple TV+’s “Extrapolations,” the star-studded limited series receives an award from the Environmental Media Association.

“Extrapolations” is a bracing limited series that introduces a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives. Eight interwoven stories about love, work, faith and family from across the globe will explore the intimate, life-altering choices that must be made when the planet is changing faster than the population. Every story is different, but the fight for our future is universal. Are we brave enough to become the solution to our own undoing before it’s too late?

These wins mark Apple’s most recent recognition from the Environmental Media Association Awards following a win in 2022 for “The Problem With Jon Stewart” episode “Climate Change” and in 2021 for “Ted Lasso” episode “Do The Right-est Thing.”

Apple earned two 33rd Annual Environmental Media Association Awards for:

“Jane”

Children’s Television — “Apis Mellifera”

David shrinks Jane and Greybeard to honeybee size to explore a hive. But when a schoolmate threatens the bees, Jane swoops in.

“Extrapolations”

Television Episodic Drama — “Whale Fall”

Rebecca, a marine biologist, strives to connect with a humpback whale (voiced by Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) before it’s too late.

Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all of a user’s favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 452 wins and 2,057 award nominations and counting, including multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy “Ted Lasso” and historic Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.”

About Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com, for $9.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or Mac can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.* 

For more information, visit apple.com/tvpr and see the full list of supported devices.

*Special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device. One offer per Family Sharing group. Plans automatically renew until cancelled. Other restrictions and terms apply; visit apple.com/promo for more information.

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