The Morning Show Director Blames "Apple Haters" for Tepid Reviews

Apple TV+ premiered earlier this month, and the streamer's flagship series is The Morning Show

Ahead of the launch, the show had everything going for it. It had an all-star cast, including the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon

Simply put, Apple was betting it was going to be a successful show that would entice people to sign up for the $4.99 per month service. 

While the series didn't get terrible reviews, they are definitely middle of the road. On Rotten Tomatoes it garnered a 63% approval rating. 

But audiences seem to be liking it more, with it currently averaging a 95% score. Now, director Mimi Leder has spoken out about the tepid response, claiming that critics want to see the streaming service fail. 

"I just felt there were a lot of Apple haters and wanting Apple to fail," she said at Code Media 2019 in Hollywood. "The reviews very much felt like an attack on Apple.
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