FIRST FULL TRALER FOR THE MORNING SHOW ARRIVES: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell are ready for their close-ups in the newly released trailer for Apple's The Morning Show. The drama, which already has a two-season, 20-episode order, features an inside look at the lives of morning news show hosts. Brian Stelter's book Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV serves as background for the show.
THE POLITICIAN TEASER LANDS: Fans are getting their first look at The Politician, an eight episode series from Ryan Murphy, which marks his first with Netflix. Murphy famously signed a $300M deal with the streamer in February of 2018. The story will follow Ben Platt as Payton Hobart, a young man who dreams of becoming president of the U.S. Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Lucy Boynton and Dylan McDermott also appear. The Politician debuts Sept. 27 on Netflix.
SEE UNDERWATER: The first trailer for Fox's action-thriller starring Kristen Stewart and Vincent Cassel has dropped. Underwater will be released January 10th, 2020.
ROKU TO TARGET KIDS TOO: The Roku Channel has become the latest streamer to offer a dedicated home for kids content. The news comes after Roku's strong financial report (viewership hours grew 72%). CBS All Access, Netflix, Amazon and YouTube also have channels for kids, and Disney is launching November 12th. Roku "Kids & Family" launched Monday, with 7,000 movies, including franchises Care Bears, My Little Pony and Thomas & Friends available.