Apple’s upcoming morning show drama, which is set to star Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, will be directed by Mimi Leder, reports Variety.
Mimi Leder has directed TV shows that include „The Leftovers,“ „Shameless,“ and „ER,“ along with movies that include „Pay It Forward,“ „The Peacemaker,“ and „Deep Impact.“
Image via Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock The morning show drama doesn’t have a title yet, but it is based on Brian Stelter’s book „Top of the Morning“ and is said to provide a look into the cutthroat world of morning TV.
Stelter’s book, for [...]
One of the TV shows Apple has in the works, a „morning show drama“ starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, is getting a new showrunner, reports Variety.
The original showrunner and creator, Jay Carson, had planned to work with Apple on the series, but he has departed over creative differences. Kerry Ehrin, known for „Bates Motel,“ is instead set to take over and is close to inking a deal with Apple.
Ehrin was the co-creator, executive producer, and showrunner of „Bates Motel.“
Apple has signed a deal for two seasons of the as-of-yet untitled morning show drama, each with 10 episodes. The show, based on the 2013 [...]
Apple is paying Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston „upward of $1.25 million“ a piece for each episode of their upcoming morning talk show drama series, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The show, which is based on Brian Stelter’s non-fiction book „Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV“ explores the drama-filled lives of the men and women who star on morning talk shows.
Witherspoon and Aniston’s $1.25 million salary per episode includes fees for executive producing and points on the show’s backend, as both are serving as executive producers on the series. Apple has already ordered 20 [...]
Apple has updated its System Status page to indicate that its online store will be „updated and unavailable“ due to „maintenance“ tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, between midnight and 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time (or the equivalent in other time zones, such as between 3:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time).
The timing of the downtime will naturally stir speculation given that Apple is rumored to launch new products as early as this week. Moreover, Apple commonly issues press releases at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, which is exactly when the so-called „maintenance“ update is scheduled to be completed.
Last week, a well-known research firm that [...]