Apple Lands New Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston TV Show

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Apple streaming services announced on Wednesday the two actresses will co-star and produce a new untitled scripted series that goes behind-the scenes of a television morning show.

The show will take an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, while exploring the unique challenges faced by those working in the industry.

Brian Stelter's book Top of the Morning had been optioned to provide additional background material, and Stelter will serve as a consultant on the series.

Landing the buzzed-about project represents a coup for Apple, which said it's ordered two seasons but didn't announce the show's title, release date or whether the shows will be distributed on iTunes or a different platform.

Aniston, who will make her first TV series regular return more than a decade after Friends, will exec produce via her Echo Films banner.

The new series marks a TV reunion for its stars, and Witherspoon seems thrilled.

Jennifer Aniston is coming back to television, almost 14 years after the actress wrapped up her star-launching role on NBC's "Friends".

"Amazing Stories" follows an aspect of the Netflix playbook as well by updating a show with some nostalgia appeal: The original ran for two seasons on NBC in the mid-1980s, with Spielberg pretty heavily involved. Witherspoon and Aniston will also produce the show. Michael Ellenberg, the former head of drama at HBO, will also be an executive producer. What seems clear, however, is that the announcement is intended to show Apple means business when it comes to making and distributing original content.

Aniston, who earned five Emmy nominations and won one for her role as Rachel Green on NBC's Friends, is repped by CAA, Lighthouse Management and Hansen Jacobson.

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