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Planet of the Apps

Apple’s first TV series shows what it takes to build an app

LOS ANGELES:¬†Apple's long-awaited move into original television series starts Tuesday, with a reality show about a universe that is key to the technology giant's business: the world of app developers trying to bring their ideas to the masses. The 10-episode "Planet of the Apps," an unscripted show with similarities to ABC's "Shark Tank," is part of an effort to add exclusive video programing to Apple's music streaming service to help attract new subscribers. Hollywood has been awaiting the entry of deep-pocketed Apple…