Apple TV+ has announced a series order for the new comedy show ‘Shrinking’ which will star Jason Segal from Ted Lasso. Along with Emmy Award winners Bill Lawrance and Brett Goldstein, Segel serves as the writer and executive producer of the new 10-episode comedy series.
Apple TV+ will debut another comedy series related to psychiatrists on November 12, ‘The Shrink Next Door’ starring Will Ferrel and Paul Rudd. Based on a 2019 podcast of the same name, the series will tell an emotionally bizarre story of a psychiatrist, Dr. Isaac ‘Ike’ Herschkopf (Paul Rudd), and his long-term patient Martin ‘Marty’ Markowitz (Will Ferrell).
Apple orders another comedy series ‘Shrinking’ showcasing the life of a very honest psychiatrist
As per the announcement, the new show will tell the story of a grieving therapist, played by Segel, who starts being brutally honest with his clients by telling them exactly what he thinks of them, ignoring his training and ethics. But that change helps him make huge changes in the lives of his clients and his own.
With this new series, Apple TV+ has expanded its relationship with all three: Jason Segel, Bill Lawrence, and Brett Goldstein:
“Shrinking” marks the second Apple Original starring Segel, who is next set to star in Apple Original Films’ highly anticipated “The Sky is Everywhere,” based on the best-selling YA Novel of the same name. It also marks the third partnership for Apple, Lawrence and Warner Bros. Television, alongside “Ted Lasso” and the recently announced series order for “Bad Monkey.” Goldstein currently stars and serves as writer and co-executive producer on “Ted Lasso,” which recently broke records as the most-nominated freshman comedy in Emmy history, and landed a total of seven Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Goldstein and Outstanding Comedy Series.