‘Shrinking’: Countdown to the Premiere of Apple TV Plus’s Masterpiece Starring This Comedy A-Listers
If there’s an effortless way you can keep your body warm during the chilly winter season is by watching chuckle-inducing comedy shows on Apple TV+. The streamer just added another accomplishment, Shrinking, an American comedy series, to its catalogue.
Apple TV+ ordered ten episodes for the first season of Shrinking in October 2021. James Ponsoldt joined the show as a director and chief producer in April 2022 as its production was ongoing.
What’s ‘Shrinking’ About?
Shrinking focuses on a qualified therapist, Jimmy Johns, battling extreme grief. The hard times push him to gradually break the profession’s ethical boundaries as he shares his point of view straight to the clients.
Jimmy John’s new way of delivering advice triggers sensitivity to the clients, affecting his performance at work and in life generally.
Has Apple TV+ Shared the Trailer for ‘Shrinking’ Season One?
Yes! Apple TV+ uploaded the official teaser for Shrinking season one on its YouTube Channel. The teaser doesn’t have much; it shares a glimpse of a frustrated therapist Johns, alongside his dissatisfied clients.
You can only wait until the show officially launches to understand how deep the frustrations are.
Who’s Behind ‘Shrinking’s Production?
Shrinking is created by Jason Segel, Bill Lawrence, and Brett Goldstein, who also wrote the show with James Ponsoldt as the director.
The creating trio chiefly produce the series with Ponsoldt and Jeff Ingold, as a co-project of Warner Bros. Television and Doozer Productions.
Shrinking marks the return of Segel to the small screen after a good while. He is best known for his hilarious performance in the celebrated sitcom How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014). But it is the short-lived cult-inspiring teen drama Freaks and Geeks (1999) that earned Segel global recognition.
Who Will Appear in ‘Shrinking’ Season One?
Jason Segel heads the cast list of Shrinking as Jimmy Johns, followed by Jessica Williams (Gaby), Harrison Ford (Dr. Paul Rhodes), Lilan Bowden (Tia), Tilky Jones (Donny), Lukita Maxwell (Alice), and Luke Tennie (Sean).
Others are Michael Urie (Brain) and Christa Miller (Liz).
When is ‘Shrinking’ Season One Coming Out?
The first season of Shrinking is scheduled to premiere on Friday, January 27, 2022, with the first two episodes followed by weekly releases, adding up to ten episodes. Apple TV+ has been busy promoting the show on its primary Twitter account with posters, teasers, and tweets.
Fans and other Twitter movie and series platforms have been equally excited about the show, as seen in several tweets.