What you need to know
- Apple has extended its overall deal with Kerry Ehrin.
- Ehrin is currently the showrunner of "The Morning Show".
- The company has inked similar deals with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Oprah Winfrey.
Apple is continuing its mission on signing exclusive overall deals with creators for Apple TV+. Reported by Variety, the company has extended its overall deal with Kerry Ehrin.
Ehrin was the first to ink such a deal with the company. She is currently the showrunner of "The Morning Show", Apple's drama series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carrell. The first season of the show received nominations for three Golden Glode awards, a SAG award for Jennifer Aniston, and a Critics' Choice Television Award for Billy Crudup.
"Under the deal, Ehrin will continue to develop television projects exclusively for the streamer. Ehrin was the first person to sign an overall deal with Apple. She is currently prepping the second season of "The Morning Show."
Before working on "The Morning Show", Ehrin worked as co-creator and executive producer for "Bates Motel as well as a writer and producer for "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood."
Apple has reportedly signed similar deals with other notable creators like Alfonso Cuaron, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Oprah Winfrey. It has also inked overall deals with studios like A24, Sesame Workshop, and Peanuts.
"Ehrin is one of several creators to sign an overall deal with Apple. Other include Alfonso Cuaron, Annie Weisman, Jason Katims, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Justin Lin, Lee Eisenberg, Monica Beletsky, Oprah Winfrey, Sharon Horgan, and Simon Kinberg. To date, Apple has also inked overall deals with studios A24 and Imagine Documentaries, Sesame Workshop, and Peanuts."
It is currently unclear when the second season of "The Morning Show" will be released.