Apple TV + has updated the hit series Morning show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the lead roles, for a third season. On Monday, the streaming service signed a multi-year contract with WGA Award winner Charlotte Stoudt to be the host of the third season and executive producer, and to produce the second series according to the script.
In addition to Stoud (“Fosse / Verdon,” “Homeland”, “House of Cards”), Aniston and Witherspoon are executive producers in the series, which won Emmy, SAG and Critics Choice Awards. Directed by Mimi Leder and produced by Media Res, Hello Sunshine and Echo Films.
A screenplay contract for Stoudt
Apple TV + has signed a new, multi-year contract with Stoudt for a television series based on a screenplay. Kerry Ehrin, who developed Morning show and served as a showrunner for the first two seasons, and will serve as a consultant in the third season. It will continue to develop new series for Apple TV + according to the previously announced contract.
“It was exciting to watch Morning show go from strength to strength over the past two seasons, exploring current stories that have resonated with audiences around the world while causing incredible addiction and fun, ”said Matt Cherniss, Apple TV + program manager. “We are excited to see where Charlotte is leading these outstanding characters in the third season and we are watching the magic that Jennifer, Reese and our awe-inspiring cast continue to bring to the stunning world of morning television.”
“I’m excited to join forces with Apple TV + and ‘The Morning Show,'” Stoudt said. “The glam team, led by the phenomenal Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, is truly to die for. Kerry, Mimi and Michael, and the teams of Media Res, Hello Sunshine and Echo Films, have created an irresistible world that is equally delicious and provocative. ”
Morning show: Action so far
The series is inspired by Brian Stelter’s book Top of the morning: Inside the skinny world of morning television.
After the dramatic events of the first season, the second season was found Morning show a team emerging from the wreckage of Alexa (Aniston) and Bradley (Witherspoon) into a new UBA network and a changing world. As the series shows, identity is everything and the difference between who we represent and who we really are often comes into play.
Along with Aniston and Witherspoon, the cast includes Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Terry, Janina Gavankar, Tom Irwin and Marcia Gay Harden. The second season added Greta Lee, Ruairi O’Connor, Hasan Minhaj, Holland Taylor, Tara Karsian as news producer Gayle Burns, Valeria Golino and Julianna Margulies.
Michael Ellenberg is the show’s executive producer through Media Res, which also serves as a studio, along with Aniston and Kristin Hahn through Echo Films and Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter through Hello Sunshine.
In the first season of the series, Crudup’s performance as Corey Ellison won an Emmy Award in the supporting actor category in the drama series, in addition to the Critics Choice Award. Aniston’s role as Alex Levy won the SAG Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. The series also received nominations from the Association of Television Critics for outstanding new program and the TV Choice Award for Best New Drama.
First and second seasons Morning show broadcast on Apple TV +.
To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have received 192 victories and 788 nominations for awards. The streaming service is available with a $ 4.99 monthly subscription with a seven-day free trial.
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