‘The Morning Show’ is an Apple TV+ drama series that takes audiences inside the highly competitive world of television journalism, delving behind the scenes of this coveted morning news. The show follows the skilled and personal exploits of Alex Levy, the successful co-host of this fictional UBA network’s breakfast news program, as she desperately tries to retain her position and sparks a rivalry with an up-and-coming field reporter turned into TMS co-host, Bradley Johnson.
Created by Jay Carson and developed by Kerry Ehrin,’ The Morning Show’ is based on Brian Stelter’s bestselling bookshop of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV.’ Following the success of the first season that originated in 2019, enthusiasts must be waiting with bated breath for information about the second season. Here is everything we know about it
Season 2 has begun filming, but the current release date is unknown.
A week after its premiere, Apple confirmed The Morning Show would return for one more season. Originally, the new batch of episodes has been put to premiere last fall. “We are writing the series today; we’ll picture this summer; and we’ll be about next November,” showrunner Kerry Ehrin told Variety in November 2019.
And then the pandemic occurred. The Morning Show closed down production in March after completing two episodes. Filming picked back up again in October 2020, only a year behind schedule. When we had to guess, the show will likely come out in the autumn of 2021.
The Morning Show Season 2 Cast: Who is in it?
‘The Morning Show’ boasts a stellar cast led by industry biggies such as Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, and Mark Duplass. Aniston headlines the cast as Alex Levy, while Witherspoon performs her rival Bradley Jackson. Billy Crudup plays with network executive Cory Ellison, and Mark Duplass portrays Charlie”Processor” Black, the executive producer of”The Morning Show” Steve Carell is Mitch Kessler, Alex’s long-time co-host who gets fired amidst a sexual misconduct scandal.
Additional main cast members include Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Néstor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Terry, and Jack Davenport. All season 1 main cast members are expected to reprise their respective roles in season 2, except for Gugu Mbatha-Raw (whose character tragically dies in the season 1 finale). Greta Lee, Ruairi O’Connor, Hasan Minhaj, and Julianna Margulies happen to be throw in recurring functions for season 2. The recurring cast for now 1 includes Mindy Kaling, Marcia Gay Harden, and Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, among others. We may see them in season 2 also.
Plot of The Morning Show Season 2
Witherspoon said that the entire world of possibilities lies ahead after the finale of Season 1. Ehrin explained that Season 2 is about the transition. She stated that the series exactly like the offices would create modifications following the sexual misconduct case. It’s been reported that the next season is being rewritten for including the pandemic.