The Morning Show Wiki

The Morning Show (also known as Morning Wars in Australia and Indonesia)[1] is an Apple Original comedy-drama series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell that premiered November 1, 2019 on Apple TV+. The second season premiered on September 17, 2021.


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.


Current Main Cast[]

Former Main Cast[]


  • On November 8, 2017, it was announced that Apple had given the production a series order consisting of two seasons of ten episodes apiece.
  • The series was set to be executively produced by Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Jay Carson, and Michael Ellenberg.
  • On April 4, 2018, it was announced that Carson had departed the production over creative differences.
  • He was expected to be replaced as executive producer and showrunner by Kerry Ehrin.
  • On July 11, 2018, it was reported that Mimi Leder would serve as a director and executive producer for the series.
  • On October 23, 2018, it was reported that Kristin Hahn and Lauren Levy Neustadter would serve as additional executive producers for the series.
  • The series has a $15 million-per-episode budget, factoring in the $2 million-an-episode salaries of both Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.[2]




External Links[]


  1. (2019-08-12). "Looks like "The Morning Show" will be called "Morning Wars" in Australia". @MacRumors. Retrieved 2019-08-12.
  2. Hollywood Reporter Inside Apple's Long, Bumpy Road to Hollywood