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The Best Episodes of The Morning Show

Every episode of The Morning Show ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Morning Show!

A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.

Genre:Drama
Network:Apple TV+

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Morning Show" is "The Interview", rated 9.6/10 from 7665 user votes. It was directed by Mimi Leder and written by Kerry Ehrin. "The Interview" aired on 12/20/2019 and is rated 0.8 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "That Woman".

  • The Interview
    9.6/10 7,665 votes

    #1 - The Interview

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-12-20

    TMS faces a fateful day as a plan to shake up UBA is set in motion.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Kerry Ehrin

  • That Woman
    8.8/10 3,820 votes

    #2 - That Woman

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-11-08

    TMS experiences severe growing pains as it embarks on a new era.

    Director: Lynn Shelton

    Writer: Adam Milch

  • Update Your Priors
    8.7/10 1,306 votes

    #3 - Update Your Priors

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-10-31

    A line is drawn as Alex and Bradley are forced to choose sides. Cory scrambles for stable ground.

    Director: Stacie Passon

    Writer: N/A

  • Lonely at the Top
    8.6/10 3,448 votes

    #4 - Lonely at the Top

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-12-06

    TMS celebrates the birthday of one of their own as the country struggles with a tragic event.

    Director: Michelle MacLaren

    Writer: J.C. Lee

  • A Seat at the Table
    8.5/10 3,907 votes

    #5 - A Seat at the Table

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-11-01

    Alex engages in contract negotiations as she prepares to accept an award. Bradley is courted for a new opportunity.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: N/A

  • Play the Queen
    8.5/10 3,010 votes

    #6 - Play the Queen

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-12-13

    New alliances are formed and old bonds are revived as TMS is forced to reckon with its past.

    Director: Kevin Bray

    Writer: Erica Lipez, Alison G. Vingiano

  • Confirmations
    8.5/10 2,288 votes

    #7 - Confirmations

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-11-04

    TMS races to report an unconfirmed story.

    Director: Victoria Mahoney

    Writer: Alison G. Vingiano, Brian Chamberlayne

  • The Overview Effect
    8.3/10 1,138 votes

    #8 - The Overview Effect

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-11-07

    The Hyperion-UBA deal comes to a vote. Bradley faces her past as Alex considers her future in the new world order.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: N/A

  • Chaos Is the New Cocaine
    8.2/10 3,568 votes

    #9 - Chaos Is the New Cocaine

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-11-01

    In a weekend of turmoil, TMS scrambles to prepare for its new future.

    Director: David Frankel

    Writer: Erica Lipez

  • In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning
    8.1/10 4,551 votes

    #10 - In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-11-01

    America’s favorite morning news show is thrown into crisis when it becomes the news.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Kerry Ehrin, Jay Carson

  • Open Waters
    8.1/10 2,898 votes

    #11 - Open Waters

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-11-28

    Bradley is presented with an opportunity that could jeopardize her tenuous, newfound bond with Alex. Meanwhile, Jason and Alex share the news about their divorce with their daughter Lizzy, which she understandably doesn't take too well.

    Director: Roxann Dawson

    Writer: Jeff Augustin

  • Testimony
    8.1/10 1,703 votes

    #12 - Testimony

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-11-11

    Alex and Bradley try to accept change as a new book promises shocking revelations.

    Director: Miguel Arteta

    Writer: Scott Troy, Justin Matthews

  • No One's Gonna Harm You, Not While I'm Around
    8.0/10 3,268 votes

    #13 - No One's Gonna Harm You, Not While I'm Around

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-11-15

    A looming article threatens to upend the TMS power structure.

    Director: David Frankel

    Writer: Torrey Speer

  • The Pendulum Swings
    8.0/10 3,097 votes

    #14 - The Pendulum Swings

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-11-22

    TMS covers the California wildfires, while Alex and Bradley struggle to keep their relationship from going up in flames.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: Kristen Layden

  • Ghost in the Machine
    7.9/10 1,214 votes

    #15 - Ghost in the Machine

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-09-12

    Technical difficulties provoke chaos at UBA. Buried secrets surface as Alex forms a surprising alliance.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Michelle Denise Jackson

  • White Noise
    7.8/10 1,202 votes

    #16 - White Noise

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-09-19

    When a contract negotiation becomes public, the old and new guards clash. Chris takes center stage.

    Director: Thomas Carter

    Writer: Joshua Allen

  • It’s Like the Flu
    7.5/10 2,094 votes

    #17 - It’s Like the Flu

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-09-23

    Stars struggle to accept new roles. The TMS crew comes together for an important dinner.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Torrey Speer, Kristen Layden

  • The Stanford Student
    7.5/10 987 votes

    #18 - The Stanford Student

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-10-10

    A pivotal interview complicates the Hyperion-UBA deal. Stella debates whether to reveal her history with Paul.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Micah Schraft

  • The Green Light
    7.4/10 1,055 votes

    #19 - The Green Light

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-09-26

    The UBA Upfront brings everyone together for a party in the Hamptons. Bradley and Alex each revisit a problematic relationship.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: Kimi Howl Lee

  • Strict Scrutiny
    7.4/10 944 votes

    #20 - Strict Scrutiny

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-10-17

    Harsh reality collides with an opulent night celebrating fashion. Cory and Bradley visit a crucial player in the potential sale of UBA.

    Director: Jennifer Getzinger

    Writer: Billy Kennedy

  • DNF
    7.4/10 852 votes

    #21 - DNF

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-10-24

    Alex and Chip disagree on how to manage rumors about her private life. Bradley begins an investigation that could upend the deal.

    Director: Millicent Shelton

    Writer: Selina Fillinger

  • A Private Person
    7.3/10 1,763 votes

    #22 - A Private Person

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-10-21

    TMS welcomes a new face. Bradley gets a surprise visit.

    Director: Rachel Morrison

    Writer: Torrey Speer, Stacy Osei-Kuffour

  • La Amara Vita
    7.3/10 2,169 votes

    #23 - La Amara Vita

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-10-29

    Alex takes a trip to finally find closure.

    Director: Mimi Leder

    Writer: Kerry Ehrin, Scott Troy

  • Laura
    7.2/10 1,910 votes

    #24 - Laura

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-10-01

    Bradley covers the start of campaign season while Alex prepares for her big moment.

    Director: Lesli Linka Glatter

    Writer: Jeff Augustin, Brian Chamberlayne

  • Ghosts
    7.2/10 1,655 votes

    #25 - Ghosts

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-10-14

    The UBA team head to Vegas, where past misdeeds continue to haunt them.

    Director: Tucker Gates

    Writer: Adam Milch, Erica Lipez