Apple today received its first-ever Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), including Best Television Series, Drama, for Apple’s global hit “The Morning Show” and dual nominations for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama, for “The Morning Show” stars and executive producers Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. The awards will be presented at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 5, 2020.
Launched a month ago, the nomination marks an early success for the show which is also the first drama TV actress nominations for both female leads. Aniston is now only the fourth person in history to receive Golden Globe nominations for both TV Comedy and Drama, Lead Actress.
The multiple nominations received by Apple this morning include:
Best TV Series - Drama - “The Morning Show”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Jennifer Aniston in “The Morning Show”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Reese Witherspoon in “The Morning Show”
Following the news, executives from Apple’s worldwide video Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht along with two of the show’s producers, and director Mimi Leder, expressed gratefulness and congratulated their crew and cast.
“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. The series is executive produced by Michael Ellenberg through Media Res, which also serves as the studio, along with Jennifer Aniston and Kristin Hahn through Echo Films; Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter through Hello Sunshine; and Mimi Leder, who also directs several episodes. The series is developed by Kerry Ehrin, who serves as showrunner and is an executive producer.