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Season 2 of The Morning Show consists of 10 episodes. Unlike any other Apple TV+ Originals, the series was picked up for a two-season order on November 8, 2017.[1][2] It premiered on September 17, 2021 with the first episode. New episodes were released every Friday.


Picking up after the explosive events of season one, season two finds “The Morning Show” team emerging from the wreckage of Alex (Aniston) and Bradley’s (Witherspoon) actions, to a new UBA and a world in flux, where identity is everything and the chasm between who we present as and who we really are comes into play.


Main Cast[]

Special Guest Stars[]

Recurring Guest Stars[]

Recurring Co-Stars[]

  • Stephen Friedrich as Jeffrey Gordon (2/10)
  • Theo Iyer as Kyle (7/10)
  • Choni Francis as RJ Smith (6/10)
  • Taylor Cooper as Meredith (2/10)
  • Alexandra Fatovich as Michelle Conners (1/10)
  • Erika Ringor as Mandy Schaeffer (2/10)
  • Judah Mackey as Teddy Kessler (2/10)
  • Benjamin Mackey as Jeff Kessler (1/10)
  • Countrified Wedman as Paparazzo (3/10)
  • Patrick Bristow as Gordon (4/10)
  • Sean James as Jimbo (5/10)
  • Catherine Dyer as Teresa Bonner (1/10)
  • Candice Ramirez as Jasmyn (2/10)
  • Aflamu Johnson as Aflamu (4/10)
  • Stefanie Stevens as Dr. Gwen Zeegers-Bottum (2/10)
  • Guilford Adams as Curt Savage (3/10)
  • Ron Gilbert as Tom Ballantine (1/10)


No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date
11 1 "My Least Favorite Year" Mimi Leder Erica Lipez
Adam Milch
Kerry Ehrin
September 17, 2021
Controversy and betrayal strike TMS as a new year approaches. Alex faces a difficult decision.
12 2 "It's Like The Flu" Mimi Leder Torrey Speer
Kristen Layden
September 24, 2021
Stars struggle to accept new roles. The TMS crew comes together for an important dinner.
13 3 "Laura" Lesli Linka Glatter Brian Chamberlayne
Jeff Augustin
October 1, 2021
Bradley covers the start of campaign season while Alex prepares for her big moment.
14 4 "Kill the Fatted Calf" Jessica Yu Ali Vingiano
Scott Roy
October 8, 2021
A potential tabloid leak creates moral complications. A debate-moderator role becomes hotly contested.
15 5 "Ghosts" Tucker Gates Erica Lipez
Adam Milch
October 15, 2021
The UBA team heads to Vegas, where past misdeeds continue to haunt them.
16 6 "A Private Person" Rachel Morrison Torrey Speer
Stacy Osei-Kuffour
October 22, 2021
TMS welcomes a new face. Bradley gets a surprise visit.
17 7 "La Amara Vita" Mimi Leder Kerry Ehrin & Scott Troy October 29, 2021
Alex takes a trip to finally find closure.
18 8 "Confirmations" Victoria Mahoney Brian Chamberlayne & Ali Vingiano November 5, 2021
TMS races to report an unconfirmed story.
19 9 "Testimony" Miguel Arteta Scott Troy & Justin Matthews November 12, 2021
Alex and Bradley try to accept change as a new book promises shocking revelations.
20 10 "Fever" Mimi Leder Kerry Ehrin November 19, 2021
TMS covers a growing crisis that turns personal for Alex and Bradley.


Production started mid-November 2019 with filming scheduled to commence in February 2020. Mimi Leder will stay on as executive producer and will likely direct four episodes of the season.[3]

On March 13, 2020, it was announced that production on the second season was put on a two-week hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak.[4] As was the case with most television series filming at the time, the break was extended until production resumed on October 19, 2020. It was also announced that Steve Carell had signed on to star in the second season as well despite his character's arc originally being intended for just one season.[5]




Notes and Trivia[]


  1. Deadline Apple Gives Reese Witherspoon-Jennifer Aniston Morning Show Series 2-Season Order, Confirms ‘Amazing Stories’ Reboot
  2. Variety Apple TV Plus Renews Four Series as Glimpses Emerge of First-Week Activity
  3. Indiewire ‘The Morning Show’: Mimi Leder on a Demanding Season 1 Shoot — and Why She’s Going Back For More
  4. Deadline Apple’s ‘The Morning Show’ Goes On Hiatus As Precaution Over Coronavirus Outbreak
  5. Deadline ‘The Morning Show’ To Resume Production On Season 2 With Steve Carell Returning To Apple Series