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The Morning Show 

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An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.


Jay Carson, Kerry Ehrin
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »





Series cast summary:
Jennifer Aniston ...  Alex Levy 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Reese Witherspoon ...  Bradley Jackson 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Billy Crudup ...  Cory Ellison 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Mark Duplass ...  Chip Black 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Karen Pittman ...  Mia Jordan 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Desean Terry ...  Daniel Henderson 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Steve Carell ...  Mitch Kessler 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Victoria Tate ...  Rena 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ...  Hannah Shoenfeld 10 episodes, 2019
Nestor Carbonell ...  Yanko Flores 10 episodes, 2019
Bel Powley ...  Claire Conway 10 episodes, 2019
Jack Davenport ...  Jason Craig 10 episodes, 2019
Tom Irwin ...  Fred 10 episodes, 2019
Janina Gavankar ...  Alison Namazi 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Joe Marinelli ...  Donny 10 episodes, 2019-2020
Shari Belafonte ...  Julia 9 episodes, 2019
Katherine Ko ...  Dhillon 9 episodes, 2019
Ian Gomez ...  Greg 8 episodes, 2019
Augustus Prew ...  Sean 8 episodes, 2019
Amber Friendly ...  Layla 8 episodes, 2019
Eli Bildner ...  Joel 8 episodes, 2019
Hannah Leder ...  Isabella 7 episodes, 2019
Michelle Meredith ...  Lindsey 7 episodes, 2019
Joe Pacheco ...  Bart 7 episodes, 2019-2020
Marcia Gay Harden ...  Maggie 6 episodes, 2019
Andrea Bendewald ...  Valerie 6 episodes, 2019
David Magidoff ...  Nicky 6 episodes, 2019
Oona Roche ...  Lizzy 6 episodes, 2019-2020
Kate Vernon ...  Geneva 5 episodes, 2019


After a fallout with their previous morning show co-host, the popular but #MeToo-scandal-ridden Mitch Kessler, a New York City TV station hires a new spunky journalist, the progressive and hotheaded southern girl Bradley Jackson, as the new co-host. The scheming station head manager Cory Ellison sees in her the chance to push his career further. The show's other popular co-host Alex Levy, disgruntled by the fact that she has to take in a newbie, tries to use this new situation to make her own power move and turn Bradley into an ally. Meanwhile, Mitch refuses to accept defeat and tries to take everyone in the station who knew about his sexual abuse scandal but said nothing down with him. Other characters include Chip Black, the show's cynical top producer and program organizer, Hannah Shoenfeld, the station's employee and Mitch's emotionally gutted silent victim, Yanko Flores, a romantic and the Morning Show's most popular reporter, Claire Conway, a British junior employee of the ...

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The news is only half the story.




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Did You Know?


This is the second time Reese Witherspoon and Gugu Mbatha-Raw have worked together. They first worked together on A Wrinkle in Time (2018). See more »


Hannah Shoenfeld: We're The Morning Show. We can do anything.
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Welcome back to TV Jennifer!
1 November 2019 | by freetafealSee all my reviews

What a fantastic return to form for Jennifer Aniston! Her ability to encapsulate a character right from the first episode with such depth, with an incredible supporting cast including a role that could only be played by an actor like Steve Carrol, the complexities of such an intensely debated topic as the MeToo movement, which has been so integral in allowing society to take that important step forward, while allowing narratives to take place that under different acting ability could very easily lost. Reese is exceptional in a role that feels formed to her.

I'm looking forward to seeing where this program about a program can take us!

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Release Date:

1 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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