Introduction to “Shrinkage”: Jason Segel, Harrison Ford on the Apple Therapy Show

Presenting the Television Critics Association’s Winter 2023 press tour, Apple TV+ revealed a trailer for comedy series “Shrinking” starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford, which premieres January 27.

The series follows Jimmy (Siegel), a grieving therapist who begins to break the rules and tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Ignoring his training and morals, he finds himself making huge and tumultuous changes in people’s lives, including his own. Ford plays Jimmy’s boss, who runs the therapy practice. It stars Krista Miller, Jessica Williams, Michael Urie, Luke Tenney and Luquetta Maxwell.

Segel, Bill Lawrence, and Brett Goldstein co-created the movie Shrinking, which is being produced by Warner Bros. Pictures. Television, where Lawrence is under a package deal, and Lawrence’s Doozer Productions. Executive producers include Lawrence, Siegel, Goldstein, and Neil Goldman, and directors include James Ponsoldt, Randall Winston, Jeff Ingold, and Lisa Katzer.

See the trailer below.

Apple also revealed the first look at “Swagger” Season 2.

Inspired by the experiences of NBA player Kevin Durant, “Swagger” explores the world of youth basketball clubs, players and their families, coaches, and the “game within a game.” The cast includes O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hale, Chinelle Azuruh, Quinzany Wallis, Kalil Harris, Tristan McWilds, Tessa Ferrer, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozzy Nzerib, Jason Rivera, Christina Jackson, Sean Baker, Orlando Jones, Shannon Brown.

Reggie Rock Bythewood serves as creator, showrunner and director. The series is produced for Apple TV+ by Imagine Television Studios, Boardroom, CBS Studios, and Undisputed Cinema. Executive producers include Bythewood, Brian Grazer, Durant, Rich Kleiman, Francie Calfo and Joy Kecken while James Seidman serves as co-executive producer at Imagine Television Studios.

See first look photos below.

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Eugene Levy’s upcoming travel series “The Reluctant Traveler” just got a new trailer at TCA.

Hosted and executive produced by Levi, the series sees the actor go on local adventures with new friends, including soaking in a deep bath in the Maldives, floating ice in Finland, connecting with the Navajo Nation in Utah, driving a sailboat in Lisbon, and exploring the culture of Cooking in Tokyo, excursions to the jungle of Costa Rica. Along the way, Levi also stays at hotels including the historic Gritti Palace in Venice and a funicular hotel over Kruger National Park in South Africa.

“The Reluctant Traveler” is produced for Apple TV+ by Twofour and produced by Levy and David Brindley.

See the trailer below.

“Hello tomorrow!” It was another series to get a trailer at TCA.

Set in the world of retro and future, “Hello Tomorrow!” It follows a group of hawkers selling timeshare on the moon. Jack (Billy Crudup) is a salesman of great talent and ambition whose unwavering belief in a brighter tomorrow inspires his co-workers, reinvigorates his desperate clients, but threatens to leave him dangerously lost in the very dream that sustains him. Also starring Hanifah Wood, Alison Bell, Nicholas Bodani, Dioshane Williams, Hank Azaria, Matthew Maher, and Jackie Weaver.

Amit Bhalla and Lukas Janssen co-created the series, which is produced by MRC Television. Crudup, Stephen Falk, Jonathan Entwistle, Bhalla and Jansen serve as executive producers along with Blake Griffin, Ryan Cleal and Noah Weinstein at Mortal Media.

See the trailer below.

A teaser trailer for The Big Door Prize has been revealed.

Based on MO Walsh’s novel of the same name, the series tells the story of a small town that is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears at the general store, promising to reveal the true life potential of each resident. Chris O’Dowd, Gabriel Dennis, Ali Mackie, Josh Segara, Damon Gupton, Crystal Fox, Sami Furlas, and Juliet Amara Najm

Skydance Television and CJ ENM/Studio Dragon produced the “Big Door Award”. David West-Reid creates and executive produces the shows alongside David Ellison and Dana Goldberg for Skydance Television; Mickey Lee, Young Kyu Kim and Hyun Park for CJ ENM / Studio Dragon; and Bill Post and Sarah Walker.

See the first look clip below.

Dear Edward has a new trailer.

Written by Jason Katims and based on Anne Napolitano’s novel of the same name, “Dear Edward” follows 12-year-old Edward Adler (Colin O’Brien), who survives a devastating commercial plane crash that kills all the other passengers on the flight, including That’s his family. As Edward and others try to make sense of life after the breakup, unexpected friendships, romances, and communities form. It stars Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling, Amy Forsyth, Eva Ariel Bender, Brittany S Hall, Idris Debrand, Carter Hudson, Maxwell Jenkins, Gina Qureshi, Audrey Corsa, Ana Ozil, Evan Shaw, and Dario Ladany Sanchez.

Katims works as a model. Featured producers include Katims and Jeni Mulein via True Jack Productions and Napolitano, and experimental director Fisher Stevens.

See the trailer below.

Apple also offered a first look at “Schmigadoon!” Season 2.

Having found true love in the city of Shmegdon, the second season of “Shmegdon!” You will find Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cicely Strong) in Chicago, the reimagined world of the musicals of the 60’s and 70’s. Returning stars include Ariana DeBose, Martin Short, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camille, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, and Aaron Tveit, with Tituss Burgess and Patrick Page newly joining.

“Shmageddon!” Co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, and produced by Universal Television and Broadway Video. Paul acts as showrunner and has written all of the original songs for the series. Executive producers include Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer on behalf of Broadway Video, with Micah Frank co-executive director.

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Also announced at a TCA panel on Wednesday, Apple TV+ has unveiled first look images and set the May 12 premiere date for upcoming drama “City on Fire.”

Hailing from creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, the eight-episode Apple Original series follows Samantha, a NYU student who was shot and killed in Central Park on July 4th, 2003. “Samantha is alone; there are no witnesses and very little physical evidence. The band plays.” Her friends turn her favorite club downtown but she leaves to meet someone, promising to come back.She doesn’t.While investigating the crime against Samantha, it is revealed that she is the crucial link between a series of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a real estate family. A wealthy woman in Uptown is falling apart under the weight of the many secrets they keep,” reads the description per Apple.

Chase Sui Wonders leads the cast as Samantha. She is joined by Wyatt Olive, Jemima Kirk, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zuckerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Duke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Monroe and John Cameron Mitchell.

Olive plays Charlie, a friend of Samantha’s who is struggling to deal with the death of his father on 9/11 two years earlier. After shooting her, he stops at nothing to solve the mystery of what happened.

Schwartz and Savage wrote the scripts for all eight episodes and additionally served as showrunners and executive producers under Fake Empire. Jesse Peretz directs four episodes and serves as executive producer. Fake Empire’s Liz Rowinski serves as co-executive producer.

View first look photos below.

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The broadcasting company has revealed that “The Last Thing He Told Me” will debut globally with the first two episodes of the seven-part series on April 14.

Starring and executive produced by Jennifer Garner, the series is based on Laura Dave’s best-selling book of the same name. Garner plays Hannah, a woman who is left with no choice but to build a relationship with her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter, Billy (Anjory Rice), if she is to uncover the truth behind her husband’s mysterious disappearance.

Also starring are Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Aisha Tyler, Augusto Aguilera, Jeff Stults, and John Harlan Kim.

“The Last Thing He Told Me” marks the first collaboration between Dave and the married singer, who serve as executive producers alongside Garner and Hello Sunshine Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. Hello Sunshine picked up the book first before producing the series for Apple for the 20th TV. Olivia Newman (“Where the Crawdads Sing”) directed with Deniz Gamze Erguven, Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, and Lila Neugebauer.

Apple also unveiled first look images, which are available below.

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Apple revealed first looks at “Extrapolations” at its TCA panel on Wednesday and also announced the premiere date for the series, which is set for March 17 with the first three episodes available to stream on Apple TV+.

The eight-episode drama transports viewers to a near future where the drastic effects of climate change have taken over the daily lives of humans.

From Apple: “Every story is different, but the fight for our future is global. And when the fate of humanity faces the clock, the battle between courage and complacency has never been more urgent.”

“Induction” stars Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, David Diggs, Edward Norton, Diane Lane, Tahir Rahim, Yara Shahidi, Matthew Rhys, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer, Adarsh ​​Graf, Keri Russell, Marion Cotillard, Forest Whitaker, Isa Gonzalez, Murray Bartlett, Indira Varma, Tobey Maguire, Mamia Buafo, Hari Nef, Heather Graham, Michael Gandolfini, Cherry Jones, Gaz Choudhury, Ben Harper, Judd Hirsch and Niska Rose.

Media Res by Ellenberg supports production. Scott Z. Burns, executive producing the series with Ellenberg, Gregory Jacobs, Dorothy Fortenberry, and Lindsey Springer for Race Media.

View first look photos below.

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Season 2 of “The Afterparty” is expected to arrive on April 28, Apple announced at a TCA panel on Wednesday. The streamer also shared first-look photos of the murder mystery’s chapter two.

Coming from Chris Miller and Phil Lord, the series details a different character’s story of one fateful evening, all told through the lens of iconic film genres and unique visuals to match the storyteller’s perspective. It becomes fatal when the groom dies and suddenly, every guest is a suspect.

Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson, and Zoe Chueth return for the second season, with Elizabeth Perkins, Zack Woods, Paul Walter Hauser, Bobby Liu, Anna Kunkel, Jack Whitehall, Vivian Wu, Jun Chu, and Ken Jeong joining the cast.

TriStar TV and Sony Pictures Television are producing the series for Apple as part of a five-year Lord and Miller overall television deal. Miller serves as co-producer and executive producer with Anthony King. Lord Executive produces through the production banner of the husband, Lord Miller. Aubrey Lee produces on behalf of Lord Miller.

View first look photos below.

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