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.

Courtesy of Apple

Courtesy of Apple

Courtesy of Apple

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.

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