Eighteen of Apple’s productions on its TV+ streaming service have received Primetime Emmy nominations, the first for the service. The 72nd Emmy Awards will take place on September 20th and are set to be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
The Apple original series The Morning Show has received seven nominations. Jennifer Aniston, who played Alex Levy, has been nominated for “Best Actress in a Drama Series” – the first ever Emmy for Anniston in the drama genre.
Steve Carell, who played Mitch Kessler has also been nominated. The show also received credit for its superb opening credits, with a nomination for “Outstanding Main Title Design”.
The second season of The Morning Show was expected to be released in November, but filming was abruptly postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s not known when it will see the light of day, but is expected to include the same main stars: Jennifer Aniston as Alex, Reese Witherspoon as Bradley and Mitch Kessler played by Steve Carell.