The Morning Show Wiki

The first season of The Morning Show consists of ten episodes. It debuted with a three-episode release ("In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning", "A Seat at the Table" and "Chaos Is the New Cocaine") on November 1, 2019 on Apple TV+ with one episode released weekly on Fridays until the finale ("The Interview") on December 20.


Alex Levy runs The Morning Show, a popular news program that has excelled TV ratings and changed the face of American television forever.

After her partner of 15 years, Mitch Kessler, is fired amidst a sexual misconduct scandal, Alex fights to retain her job as top newsreader while sparking a rivalry with Bradley Jackson, an aspiring journalist who seeks to take Alex's place.


Main Cast[]

Special Guest Stars[]

Recurring Guest Stars[]

Recurring Co-Stars[]


Season 1 Crew





No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning" Mimi Leder Kerry Ehrin
Jay Carson
November 1, 2019
1x01-1 Alex Mitch presenting at desk.jpg
America's favorite morning news show is thrown into crisis when it becomes the news.
2 2 "A Seat at the Table" Mimi Leder Kerry Ehrin
Jay Carson
November 1, 2019
1x02-1 Bradley Corey interview.jpg
Alex engages in contract negotiations as she prepares to accept an award. Bradley is courted for a new opportunity.
3 3 "Chaos Is the New Cocaine" David Frankel Erica Lipez November 1, 2019
1x03-1 Alex new co-host Bradley.jpg
In a weekend of turmoil, TMS scrambles to prepare itself for its new future.
4 4 "That Woman" Lynn Shelton Adam Milch November 8, 2019
1x04-1 Alex Bradley first show.jpg
TMS experiences severe growing pains as it embarks on a new era.
5 5 "No One's Gonna Harm You, Not While I'm Around" David Frankel Torrey Speer November 15, 2019
1x05-1 Chip control room.jpg
A looming article threatens to upend the TMS power structure.
6 6 "The Pendulum Swings" Tucker Gates Kristen Layden November 22, 2019
1x06-1 Hannah work wildfire.jpg
TMS covers the California wildfires, while Alex and Bradley struggle to keep their relationship from going up in flames.
7 7 "Open Waters" Roxann Dawson Jeff Augustin November 28, 2019
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Bradley is presented with an opportunity that could jeopardize her tenuous, newfound bond with Alex.
8 8 "Lonely at the Top" Michelle MacLaren JC Lee December 6, 2019
1x08-1 Alex Mitch birthday studio.jpg
TMS celebrates the birthday of one of their own as the country struggles with a tragic event.
9 9 "Play the Queen" Kevin Bray Erica Lipez
Ali Vingiano
December 13, 2019
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New alliances are formed and old bonds are revived as TMS is forced to reckon with its past.
10 10 "The Interview" Mimi Leder Kerry Ehrin December 20, 2019
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TMS faces a fateful day as a plan to shake up UBA is set in motion.




Notes and Trivia[]

  • The season has warranted the show with 3 Golden Globe Nominations, making Apple TV+ the first-ever streaming platform to receive recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: