What we know:
- Apple Music has began a strong push into video content
- The company has ordered a new series, ‘Are You Sleeping’ starring Octavia Spencer
- The drama will examine the nation’s long-held obsession with true-crime stories and the recent boom in podcasts dedicated to probing unsolved and disputed cases.
- “Are You Sleeping” is based on the novel of the same name by Kathleen Barber, which questions the consequences when crime-solving plays out on a public stage.
- Spencer is a three-time Oscar nominee who won the supporting actress trophy for 2011’s “The Help.”