Apple scoops up Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s dramatic series

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s dramatic series exploring the behind-the-scenes action of daily morning shows and its players, has officially been ordered to series by Apple for two seasons, reports Entertainment Weekly. Witherspoon and Aniston will both star in and executive-produce the untitled project.

  JB Lacroix/WireImage; John Shearer/WireImage

JB Lacroix/WireImage; John Shearer/WireImage

According to EW, the drama will be executive-produced by Media Res’ Michael Ellenberg, who previously worked on The Leftovers, with Jay Carson (House of Cards) serving as writer and showrunner. Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s Sunday morning program Reliable Sources and author of Top of the Morning, will consult on the series.

Apple is also planning a reboot of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories as one of its first series in its foray into original programming under Jamie Erlicht & Zack Van Amburg, heads of the newly formed worldwide video programming division. Created by Spielberg, Amazing Stories was a fantasy, horror, and science fiction television anthology series featuring an all-star roster of guest stars that originally ran on NBC from 1985 to 1987. The series was nominated for 12 Emmy Awards and won five.