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Old 08-19-19, 04:39 PM
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The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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What happens when the people you trust to tell the truth prove themselves to be dishonest? The Morning Show follows the free fall of an early morning newscast in the wake of a scandal, and its struggle to survive in an era when news arrives in the palm of your hand. The Morning Show stars Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy winner Jennifer Aniston and Golden Globe winner Steve Carell in a high-stakes drama that pulls back the curtain on the morning news.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
Bel Powley as Claire Conway
Billy Crudup as Cory Ellison
Desean Terry as Daniel Henderson
Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Hannah Shoenfeld
Jennifer Aniston
Karen Pittman as Mia Jordan
Mark Duplass as Chip Black
Nestor Carbonell as Yanko Flores
Reese Witherspoon
Steve Carell as Mitch Kessler

1st trailer was released today. This premieres in the Fall on Apple TV Plus.

It has a 20 episode 2-season order.



The trailer reminds me a little of The Newsroom.

Really solid cast. But, I don't know if anyone in this forum will be watching. It's behind a paywall on Apple and I know that most in this forum say they are tapped out from getting another streaming service. I have an Apple TV 4K, but I'm not sure I can afford their service as I'm already going to get Disney Plus this Fall.

I posted a thread a few months ago, but Apple TV Plus is also launching a new NASA show For all Mankind as well.

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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Is it two seasons and ten episodes each or two seasons with ten episodes total throughout? If itís the latter that seems like a pretty small order of episodes. Good cast though so it could be interesting.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Could you buy just the show on Itunes without subscribing to apple plus?
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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Is it two seasons and ten episodes each or two seasons with ten episodes total throughout? If itís the latter that seems like a pretty small order of episodes. Good cast though so it could be interesting.
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2 seasons, 10 episodes each.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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Could you buy just the show on Itunes without subscribing to apple plus?
We don't know. We don't even know what Apple is charging for a subscription.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Reportedly $9.99/month, launching in November.
Old 08-19-19, 09:04 PM
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Well that’s a pass if it’s going to be that price. And so far the original programming (aside from this one) I have just no interest in.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Looks really ... I don't know, just there ...
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I don't really care for Aniston but Billy Crudup usually picks good projects and Steve Carrell has been doing a lot of quality drama work lately.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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Looks really ... I don't know, just there ...
Yeah, it looks rather "meh" - not great, not horrible, just okay. Nothing that makes me say "I need to get Apple TV!"

Considering the star power attached, the trailer is disappointing.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

It looks very Aaron Sorkin. And that trailer doesn't make it look like an actually entertaining show.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

https://variety.com/2019/digital/new...ch-1203307316/

Budget is $300M for the 2 seasons. $15M per episode.

That's insane money.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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It looks very Aaron Sorkin. And that trailer doesn't make it look like an actually entertaining show.
Aaron Sorkin has snappy dialog. I didn't hear that at all here. For reference :

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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Service launched today. The first three episodes are up.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Just started watching the first episode, and not even 5 minutes in it is one the most gorgeous looking shows I’ve ever seen. More on the actual show later.
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Binged the first three episodes. The show is well acted, but the script is rather silly. Itís a very implausible show when it comes to how things happen. Surely this isnít really how a show is ran. But if you go with their premise it kind of works. Itís not as good as The Newsroom (which I donít believe I ever finished), but the three leads and some supporting characters do what they can do with their characters, more or less successfully.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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Just started watching the first episode, and not even 5 minutes in it is one the most gorgeous looking shows Iíve ever seen. More on the actual show later.
Agreed. I only watched the first episode and some of cinematography is phenomenal. There are scenes throughout that remind me of Apple's screensavers in terms of depth and scale. Hell, and I'm not even 4K - but they looked great nonetheless.
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Wrapped up all 3 episodes and it's a damn good show. Billy Crudup steals every scene he's in. He's such a smarmy snake in the grass.
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I wasn't expecting much given that trailer...but this is easily Apple+'s BEST show (and I was expecting For All Mankind to be). It's not a comedy at all (except for the comedy that comes from characters getting frustrated with their circumstances), so I think given the cast, a lot of people were expecting it to be more like The Newsroom or Broadcast News - it's definitely not that at all. Highly recommended though, if you haven't checked it out.
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The sub when I check was 4.99 a month 69.00 a year.
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The sub when I check was 4.99 a month 69.00 a year.
That's wrong. It's $59 year. There's also an option where you can pay for the entire tear at $49, which is a savings of $10.
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It's not a comedy at all (except for the comedy that comes from characters getting frustrated with their circumstances), so I think given the cast, a lot of people were expecting it to be more like The Newsroom or Broadcast News - it's definitely not that at all.
Not sure what you mean here, but I think the show is definitely trying for a The Newsroom or Broadcast News level of storytelling (Those are comedies? Not really). Iím just not sure itís hitting that level yet, but thereís potential.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

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Not sure what you mean here, but I think the show is definitely trying for a The Newsroom or Broadcast News level of storytelling (Those are comedies? Not really). Iím just not sure itís hitting that level yet, but thereís potential.
i think so too. and if it were written by Aaron Sorkin maybe some more punch, but i thought the first ep was uninteresting and nothing we haven't seen many times before, but better...
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

And you get 1 year free if you got one of those new iPhones that were just released.
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Re: The Morning Show (Apple TV+) -- S: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell

Watched all 3 eps now and am enjoying it very much, I read in a review that the first 15 min of ep 1 was like an apple commercial, and now I can't not notice how they always have an iPhone in hand.

I mean that's actual real life, but I can't shake it.

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