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Apple TV+ announces new Apple Original podcast “Missed Fortune,” debuting 8/15

Hosted by journalist and former Outside Podcast host Peter Frick-Wright, the series tells the true story of one man’s obsession with a controversial treasure hunt orchestrated by art dealer Forrest Fenn.

Apple TV+ debuts the trailer and announces the premiere date of the new Apple Original podcast “Missed Fortune,” with the first three episodes of the new nine-part series releasing on Monday, August 15. Hosted by journalist and former Outside Podcast host Peter Frick-Wright, “Missed Fortune” is based on the true story of one man’s years-long quest to find a million dollar treasure hidden in 2010 by eccentric art dealer Forrest Fenn.

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Since the hunt began, thousands of searchers have gone out in pursuit of the treasure, with at least five of them losing their lives in the process. “Missed Fortune” follows one searcher over the course of eight years, on a hunt that triggers a series of unintended consequences. As Fenn’s treasure gains international attention, people are forced to reexamine exactly what Fenn set in motion.

New episodes of the podcast will debut weekly on Monday on Apple Podcasts and via RSS at https://apple.co/Missed_Fortune.

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Produced by High Five Content in association with 30 Minutes West and Outside Magazine, “Missed Fortune” is executive produced by Frick-Wright, Andrew Jacobs and Robbie Carver.

“Missed Fortune” joins a growing offering of Apple TV+ Apple Original podcasts now streaming on Apple Podcasts including the duPont-winning “The Line,” the Webby Award-winning “Hooked,” “Run, Bambi, Run,”  “Wild Things: Siegfried & Roy” and “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” as well as official companion podcasts for Apple TV+ series “Foundation,” “For All Mankind” and the docuseries “The Big Conn.”

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 your 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 over 250 awards and more than 1,121 nominations, including the 2022 Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.”

About Apple Podcasts

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Apple took podcasts mainstream more than 15 years ago, helping inform, entertain, and inspire hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide with gripping stories and fresh perspectives. Apple Podcasts is the best place for listeners to discover, enjoy, and support their favorite podcasts, featuring millions of shows in more than 100 languages. Apple Podcasts is available for free in over 170 countries and regions on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod and HomePod mini, CarPlay, iTunes on Windows, Amazon Alexa, and other smart speakers and car systems. More information is available at apple.com/apple-podcasts.

About Apple TV+

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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 $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.*