Apple TV+ remains in business with Harrison Ford and Jason Segel.
The streaming service on Thursday signed a renewal for the acclaimed and global hit comedy series co-created by Segel, Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein.
Shrinking Season 1 has been well received by critics.
“We’ve loved the engaging, touching and hilarious world of ‘Shrink’ since its inception, and it’s wonderful to see audiences around the world are connecting with these big-hearted characters,” said Matt Cherniss, Head of Programming he said. Apple TV+.
“We can’t wait for viewers to experience what the cast and creative team have in store for season two.”
Starring Segel and Ford in their first television roles, Shrinking follows bereaved therapist Jimmy (played by Segel), who begins breaking the rules and telling his clients exactly what he thinks.
Ignoring his training and ethics, he finds himself making big, tumultuous changes in people’s lives… including his own.
In addition to Segel and Ford (Paul), the series stars Jessica Williams (Gabby), Christa Miller (Liz), Lukita Maxwell (Alice), Michael Urie (Brian) and Luke Tenney (Sean).
Shrinking is co-produced by Emmy Award-winning Ted Lasso executive producer Bill Lawrence, Emmy Award-winning Ted Lasso star, writer and co-executive producer Brett Goldstein, and Segel.
It is produced by Warner Bros. Television, where Lawrence and Goldstein are under overall deals, and Lawrence’s Doozer Productions.
Lawrence, Segel, Goldstein, Neil Goldman, James Ponsoldt, Randall Winston, Jeff Ingold and Liza Katzer serve as executive producers.
Lawrence, Segel and Goldstein wrote the first episode, which was directed by Ponsoldt.
The renewal keeps Lawrence and Goldstein with Apple TV+ after Ted Lasso’s conclusion.
The third – and final – season is set to premiere on March 15, but the series is set to spawn a full-fledged franchise.
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