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The Morning Show |OT| New episodes Fridays on Apple TV+

Spectromixer

Avenger
Oct 25, 2017
4,919
USA


Pull back the curtain on early morning TV. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell, this unapologetically candid drama looks at the modern workplace through the lens of the people who help America wake up.

Watch The Morning Show now on the Apple TV app: https://t.co/Vkr0G4uM0w?amp=1

Cast
  • Jennifer Aniston as Alex Levy
  • Reese Witherspoon as Bradley Jackson
  • Billy Crudup as Cory Ellison
  • Mark Duplass as Charlie "Chip" Black
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Hannah Shoenfeld
  • Néstor Carbonell as Yanko Flores
  • Karen Pittman as Mia Jordan
  • Bel Powley as Claire Canway
  • Desean Terry as Daniel Henderson
  • Jack Davenport as Jason Craig
  • Steve Carell as Mitch Kessler
Trailers


 

spam musubi

Member
Oct 25, 2017
5,050
The first half of the first episode felt a bit off, but afterwards it got pretty great. I’m surprised by how much I enjoyed this show, considering the initial reviews, and I’m interested in seeing where it goes
 
Oct 25, 2017
311
Canada
Watched the first episode. The first half of the episode is rotten, but once Witherspoon has her viral moment, it picks up significantly. It's also a well-shot show -- it looks great on my OLED TV.
 

spam musubi

Member
Oct 25, 2017
5,050
Watched the first episode. The first half of the episode is rotten, but once Witherspoon has her viral moment, it picks up significantly. It's also a well-shot show -- it looks great on my OLED TV.
One constant about the Apple TV+ shows is that they all look incredible and the content delivery quality is great. I don’t understand why HBO can’t stream their shows at a higher bitrate.
 

Mackaveli

Member
Oct 25, 2017
539
Holy fuck. Wow episode 4 is fantastic. This show just gets better with each episode. Shame that the critics only had up to episode 3.
 

Androidsleeps

Member
Oct 27, 2017
646
The 4th episode is the best so far, the show looks great and the performances are solid. It's a fun show overall but the writing is kinda ehh, I hope it keeps getting better.
 

Lump

Member
Oct 25, 2017
4,968
So many folks sleeping on this show because critics were not fond of it, and Episode 4 comes along and is some of the best TV of the year so far and I'm just wondering why this universe is the way it is.
 

JediTimeBoy

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,621
Really loving this series, and agreed on episode 4 being the best so far. If I had one nitpick, it would be that the show has been fairly predictable so far (not that that makes it bad in anyway).
 

ty_hot

Member
Dec 14, 2017
3,543
This is a great show, since Tuesday I just waited for Friday to come so I could watch the next episode. The new girl is the absolute opposite of unpredictable, though. In a good way. Lets see how it goes.
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,349
I can’t tell if this show is good at all, but a) Steve Carrel is perfect casting for the nice seeming guy that you wish wasn’t a dirtbag and b) Billy Crudup is making some decisions where it comes to line reads. They’re weird as hell and I’m here for them.

My nitpick: the idea that it took Bradley a whole week to wonder if Alex knew is laughable and not fitting with her characterization at all.
 
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henhowc

Member
Oct 26, 2017
15,116
Los Angeles, CA
I've watched the first three. A little slow to start but I got into it. Good acting all around. I'm not blown away or anything but I'll definitely keep tuning in. Not anywhere close to being as bad as some of those critics were trying to make it out to be.
 

Graefellsom

Avenger
Oct 28, 2017
536
Wasn’t sure about the show for the first 15-20 minutes but it just got better and better. Wasn’t completely sold after the first episode, but 2&3 knocked it out the park. Sharp script, great acting..

excited about the positive reactions to ep4
 

Skyejack

Member
Oct 30, 2019
366
My wife and I love the show, but as a black woman she is not thrilled with the diversity. There’s tons of minorities, but they’re all bit players in the background. Hopefully that changes as the season goes on.
 

xtal

Member
Nov 3, 2017
298
London
Outside of some clunky writing this show has been pretty solid so far.

didn’t quite get the politics of
reese witherspoons interview with the victim...
just not totally sure what the show was trying to say with that
 

Mackaveli

Member
Oct 25, 2017
539
Outside of some clunky writing this show has been pretty solid so far.

didn’t quite get the politics of
reese witherspoons interview with the victim...
just not totally sure what the show was trying to say with that
I thought it was cause Crudup said other people should have known and he wants to get to the bottom of it? So her hinted at Reese before she went on air so during the interview she pressed her to see if her colleagues knew especially Aniston's character. That's what I got from it unless you mean a different part of the interview?
 

blast0rama

Member
Oct 27, 2017
345
Baltimore, Maryland
Loving the show.

It struck me that Cory’s move was multi-pronged. Getting in Bradley’s ear in the dressing room was about getting her to turn against Alex, but also, setting Bradley off and having her go off the rails during the interview, making Fred look bad as the head of the network. Guessing that’d put Cory next in line? It’s all very Littlefinger.
 

Skyejack

Member
Oct 30, 2019
366
The look on the face of Carrell during the conversation with Martin Short's character was great. The realization that monsters exist and he might just be one was great.
 

Bear

Member
Oct 25, 2017
4,899
I've only watched one episode so far -- my main concern, and what's kept me from watching more, is that they did absolutely zero world or character building before the big story moment, which made it feel pretty flat. To me the first episode came off as a lot of angry, unlikable people yelling at each other. I hope this changes in subsequent episodes and that the characterizations build to something.

Also, that Reese Witherspoon monologue was pretty terrible.
 

infiniteloop

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,063
I've only watched one episode so far -- my main concern, and what's kept me from watching more, is that they did absolutely zero world or character building before the big story moment, which made it feel pretty flat. To me the first episode came off as a lot of angry, unlikable people yelling at each other. I hope this changes in subsequent episodes and that the characterizations build to something.

Also, that Reese Witherspoon monologue was pretty terrible.
I felt the same re episode 1. Has definitely improved. I still think Aniston’s and Witherspoon’s characters are the worst though.
 

Invictus

Member
Oct 25, 2017
155
Pretty good so far. Billy Crudup seems to be having the time of his life playing this character and it’s infectious. Love his performance.
 

Tagg

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,338
I've no idea why this was critically panned. So far, the direction has been stellar and the scripts have been mostly great.