Apple Morning Show Drama: Series Starring Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon, and Jennifer Anniston

Oscar nominee Steve Carell joins Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Anniston in Apple’s new morning-show drama.

It will be Carell’s first role as a series regular since he left “The Office,” the NBC single-camera comedy that elevated him to stardom.

In the still;-untitled Apple series, Carell plays Mitch Kessler, a morning show anchor who wants to maintain relevant in a changing media landscape.

The project was the first drama series to be ordered by Apple as the tech giant began to execute on its designs to into the television-series space.

The drama hails from Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res studio. It is exec produced by Ellenberg; Aniston and Kristin Hahn through Echo Films; and Witherspoon and Lauren Levy Neustadter through Hello Sunshine.

The project was highly sought after by several outlets and landed a two-season order (10 episodes per season) from Apple.

Media Res, Aniston and Witherspoon are the principle owners of the show.

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