While exclusive podcasts that are only available on a single
service are all the rage these days, Apple says you can find
Hooked both on Apple Podcasts or via RSS.
Hosted by journalist and Campside Media founder Josh Dean,
Hooked follows the true story of Tony Hathaway, an
engineer at Boeing whose addiction to prescription OxyContin led
him to become one of the most prolific bank robbers in American
history. The podcast features interviews conducted over three years
with Hathaway, his family, law enforcement, and others involved in
Interestingly, the podcast is billed by Apple as an Apple TV+
Original podcast, though it appears to have nothing at all to do
with that service. It is not available in the TV app, doesn't
require an Apple TV+ subscription, and isn't associated with a
current or upcoming Apple TV+ show (that we know of).