‘The Morning’ Show Earns Golden Globes Nominations

2 minute read
| News

Apple got its first Golden Globes nominations Monday. Apple TV+ flagship series The Morning Show received three nominations.

Aniston Witherspoon Morning Show

First Golden Globe Nominations for Apple

The Morning Show received a nomination in the Best Drama Series category at the 77th Golden Globes. Furthermore, stars Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon both earned nominations in the Best Actress category.

The announcements came just hours after a nod in the Critics Choice awards. Billy Crudup, who plays media executive Corey Ellison in The Morning Show, received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category there. Recognition at such Hollywood ceremonies will no doubt please those at Apple who invested huge amounts in the show. It is clear that they to compete with traditional media outlets.

Update

No surprise, Apple has put out a statement welcoming the nominations. The company also pointed out that Ms. Aniston is only the fourth person in history to receive Best Lead Actress nominations for both TV Comedy and Drama.

The nominations are “historic,” according to Zack Van Amburg, Apple’s head of Worldwide Video. “After the debut of Apple TV+ just last month, today’s nominations are a true testament to the powerful storytelling that went into ‘The Morning Show,’ as well as all of our Apple Originals,” he said.
Jamie Erlicht, Apple’s head of Worldwide Video also commented:
‘The Morning Show’ is resonating with audiences all around the world and today’s recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association further reinforces how timely and special this series is. Congrats to Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Michael Ellenberg, Kerry Ehrin, Mimi Leder and the unparalleled cast and creative minds behind this project. We cannot wait to continue exploring the world of ‘The Morning Show’ into season two.
The series’ executive producer and showrunner Kerry Ehrin said:
I’m incredibly proud that the show was nominated, and it’s so rewarding to see the hard work and talent of Reese and Jen recognized,” said  of “The Morning Show. Mimi, Michael and I could not be more delighted and grateful to the HFPA for this honor, and to Apple for all their support.
“It is an important time, and a privilege, to be able to tell stories and create art that reflects the times we are living in,” said director and executive producer Mimi Leder. Furthermore, fellow executive producer Michael Ellenberg said:
I am so grateful to the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for recognizing ‘The Morning Show’ and Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s outstanding performances. A huge thank you to Apple TV+ for their incredible partnership and the remarkable cast and crew, who I’m honored to share this nomination with.

1
Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
1 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Lee Dronick Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Lee Dronick
Member
Lee Dronick

I am very much enjoying the show. I particularly impressed with the acting of Steve Carrel and Jennifer Aniston whom I thought only mediocre before. Many of the other actors too.