Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon returned as on-screen news anchors Alex Levy and Bradley Jackson in Apple TV+’s The Morning Show for a third season this week. The series is one of Apple TV’s most beloved titles, having earned a number of Primetime Emmy nominations along with a win for Billy Crudup in the Supporting Actor category.
As the latest season unfolds week by week, fans may find themselves craving for more recommendations that fit with the themes explored in the series. For those in this position, JustWatch has you covered. Here are five other TV shows that are a must-watch for The Morning Show devotees.
The Newsroom - 3 Seasons
The Newsroom is a political drama series created by Aaron Sorkin. It features a talented cast including Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel, Olivia Munn and Sam Waterston. The show takes you behind the scenes at a fictional news network called Atlantis Cable News (ACN) and follows the lives of its main characters.
The story centers around Will McAvoy, the chief anchor, and MacKenzie McHale, the executive producer, as they deal with the challenges of reporting the news. Similarly to The Morning Show, the series gives you a glimpse into the intense world of news reporting, with lots of exciting moments and sharp conversations to hold your attention.
Where To Watch: The Newsroom is available to stream on Max.
Suits - 9 Seasons
Suits is a legal drama series created by Aaron Korsh. The show stars Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams and centers around Mike Ross (Adams), who, despite not having a law degree, lands a job as an associate working for the successful attorney Harvey Specter (Macht) thanks to his photogenic memory and quick wit. The storyline primarily revolves around Harvey and Mike handling legal cases and winning lawsuits while trying to keep Mike's lack of formal legal education a secret.
The series also stars Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle and Gina Torres. While it's primarily a legal drama, Suits delves into the dynamics of the workplace, including creative differences among the characters. A significant part of the series revolves around the repercussions of a major secret being revealed, and both shows explore how the characters navigate the secrets they hold as a central theme.
Where To Watch: Suits is available to stream on Netflix.
30 Rock - 7 Seasons
30 Rock is a satirical sitcom created by Tina Fey. The show draws inspiration from Fey's own experiences while working as the head writer for Saturday Night Live. Both 30 Rock and The Morning Show offer a look into the behind-the-scenes world of TV production, however 30 Rock utilizes a comedic lens while the latter opts for a dramatic route.
The series follows Liz Lemon, portrayed by Fey, who works as a writer for a fictional late-night comedy show called "TGS with Tracy Jordan." In addition to her writing responsibilities, Liz has to contend with her demanding boss, Jack Donaghy, played by Alec Baldwin. The show provides a humorous glimpse into Liz's efforts to manage her boss' expectations while also striving to make the comedy show a success. The ensemble cast includes Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, Katrina Bowden, Keith Powell, Lonny Ross, John Lutz, Kevin Brown, Grizz Chapman and Maulik Pancholy.
Where To Watch: 30 Rock is available to stream on Hulu.
Truth Be Told - 3 Seasons
Truth Be Told is a legal-crime drama series created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, and like The Morning Show, it is an Apple TV+ original. Octavia Spencer takes on the main role as Poppy Parnell, a podcaster with a relentless determination to uncover the truth. She revisits a case that initially made her famous, hoping to finally uncover the real facts behind it. Much like Alex and Bradley, Poppy is characterized by her unwavering commitment to finding the truth in challenging cases, no matter the obstacles.
The series also has an impressive ensemble cast including Aaron Paul, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Merle Dandridge, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, Ron Cephas Jones and Rico E. Anderson.
Where To Watch: Truth Be Told is available to stream on Apple TV+.
Flack - 2 Seasons
Flack is a British dramedy created by Oliver Lansley. The series features Anna Paquin in the lead role of an American publicist living and working in London named Robyn. Her job involves navigating tricky situations caused by her often clueless and self-centered clients. She's an expert at turning bad situations around and ensuring her clients come out unscathed. However, while she's in control at work, her personal life is anything but stable.
Flack provides an inside look at drama in the workplace, a common thread found in The Morning Show, and how Robyn juggles the challenges that her clients bring into her life. The series also features an ensemble cast including Sophie Okonedo, Genevieve Angelson, Lydia Wilson, Rebecca Benson, Arinze Kene, Marc Warren, Rufus Jones and Andrew Leung.
Where To Watch: Flack is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
Fans of The Morning Show have another season to look forward to following the conclusion of season 3 in October. In the meantime, make sure to binge the previously mentioned titles while you wait to see what future wildly inappropriate hijinks the TMS crew find themselves in.
The Morning Show is available to stream on Apple TV+.
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