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Apple Orders Musical Dramedy ‘Little Voice’

Ten Episodes Ordered for a Presumed Debuted in 2019

Apple has given a straight-to-series 10 episode order to the half-hour dramedy “Little Voices” from J.J. Abrams, Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson. The series is described as a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York which explores the universal journey of finding your authentic voice in your early 20s. Bareilles, who is hosting the upcoming 72nd Tony Awards, will provide original music.  

Jessie Nelson (“I Am Sam,” “Stepmom”) will write and direct the first episode and serve as showrunner for “Little Voice,” which comes from Warner Bros TV and Abrams’ studio-based Bad Robot Prods.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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