The series is described as “an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual.” Aniston and Witherspoon will both star in the untitled drama, marking Aniston’s first regular TV role since “Friends.” The actresses previously shared the screen for an episode of the NBC sitcom in which Witherspoon guest.
The first season will run for 10-episodes and is written and executive produced by House of Cards‘ Jay Carson.
Earlier this summer the series was being shopped around to several networks with HBO and Netflix being very interested at the time.
Apple has given the go-ahead to a two-season order, 20 episodes in total.
Witherspoon and Aniston will also produce the show.
The project also has » Update: The series now has a home—and it's a bit of an unorthodox one.
After a bidding war, Apple has handed the still-untitled show a straight-to-series, two season order of 20 episodes, according to multiple reports.
Deadline reports the tech company has ordered two seasons of an original TV show featuring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.
Apple only recently began developing scripted content for their newly formed video programming division.
Brian Stelter's book, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV, will also play a small role in the writing.