An upcoming Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston original drama, set in the world of morning talk shows, has found a home in Apple.
The tech giant confirmed Wednesday a straight-to-series order for two seasons; Witherspoon and Aniston will both star and executive produce.
The untitled show explores the lives of people who work the morning show circuit and, according to the news release, “the unique challenges” they face.
News of the series broke in late July, when it hadn’t yet been shopped around to networks.
It now stands as one of the early entrants in Apple’s push into original programming, alongside previously announced “Amazing Stories,” from Steven Spielberg.
In June, the Cupertino, Calif., company tapped former Sony Pictures Television Presidents Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg to oversee original series production.
Apple has budgeted about $1 billion to spend on programming to compete with streaming heavyweights such as Netflix and Amazon.
(Excerpt) Read More in: The Los Angeles Times