Apple TV+ signs comedian Hassan Minhaj for ‘The Morning Show’ season 2

Apple TV+ team signs popular comedian Hasan Minhaj for season 2 of “The Morning Show”. Besides standup comedy, Minhaj has a few web-series and roles on mainstream media credited to his name like ‘The Patriot Act’ and ‘Hassan Minhaj: Homecoming King’ on Netflix, and correspondence part on ‘The Daily Show’. Till now, The Morning Show deal is his biggest role.

This show is Apple’s original drama series which is produced and directed by Mimi Leder, Jennifer Aniston, Resse Witherspoon, Micheal Ellenberg, and others, The Morning Show stars Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, and Hollywood stars. Recently, it was nominated for Emmy awards in various categories:

  • Outstanding Lead Actress – Jennifer Aniston
  • Outstanding Lead Actor – Steve Carell
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor – Billy Crudup and Mark Duplass
  • Outstanding Guest Actor – Martin Short
  • Outstanding Director – Mimi Leder

Hassan Minhaj joins The Morning Show for Season 2 on Apple TV+

Minhaj will join The Morning Show’s team as Eric, a charismatic rising star joining Aniston and Witherspoon in the “cut-throat”. The show encapsulates the behind the scenes drama, rivalry, and competitive nature of morning show hosts and their network.

“The Morning Show” explores the cutthroat world of morning news and the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning. Told through the lens of two complicated women working to navigate the minefield of high-octane jobs while facing crises in both their personal and professional lives, “The Morning Show” is an unapologetically candid drama that looks at the power dynamics between women and men, and women and women, in the workplace.

Apple TV+ offers a wide variety of original movies, talk shows, series, kids content, and more. Recently, the video streaming team signed some high-profile deals with renowned actors and producers on the service like Christopher Walken joined the thriller Severance, Jon Stewart for current affairs series, ordered “Platonic” a comedy series starring Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne.

The video streaming service is available across all devices via Apple TV app for $4.99: iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV box. Users can access it on apple.com and select LG, Samsung, Amazon, and Ruko smart TV sets.

via Deadline

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