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Rose Byrne series Physical is renewed for a second season by Apple TV+

Sheila gets her groove back! Rose Byrne’s hit comedy-drama series Physical is renewed for a second season by Apple TV+

Rose Byrne’s half-hour dramedy Physical is making a return with a second season.

The hit series, created by Annie Weisman, has been renewed by Apple TV+ as the season one finale airs on Friday.

The show is set in 1980s San Diego and follows Byrne as stay-at-home mom Sheila, who battles personal demons before discovering aerobics.

Sheila gets her groove back! Rose Byrne’s hit comedy-drama series Physical has been renewed for a second season by Apple TV+

Throughout the season, Sheila is empowered by the world of aerobics and soon becomes a TV fitness guru. 

The dramedy also stars Dierdre Friel from New Amsterdam, Boardwalk Empire’s Paul Sparks and Rory Schovel from the Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty.  

The first season had ten episodes and was produced for Apple by Tomorrow Studios.

Story: The show follows Byrne as stay-at-home mom Sheila, who battles personal demons before discovering aerobics. Throughout the season, Sheila is empowered by the world of aerobics and soon becomes a fitness guru

Story: The show follows Byrne as stay-at-home mom Sheila, who battles personal demons before discovering aerobics. Throughout the season, Sheila is empowered by the world of aerobics and soon becomes a fitness guru

Director of Domestic Programming at Apple TV+, Michelle Lee, said of the show’s renewal: ‘We couldn’t be more proud to showcase Annie Weisman’s singular take on this darkly funny, heartbreaking and bold story.

‘And then we got to watch Rose Byrne inhabit this incredible, multi-layered character, giving us an unforgettable tour de force performance.’

‘We can’t wait for everyone to experience the next chapter in Sheila’s journey towards personal empowerment,’ she added.

Praise: Director of Domestic Programming at Apple TV+, Michelle Lee, said of the show's renewal, 'We can’t wait for everyone to experience the next chapter in Sheila’s journey towards personal empowerment'

Praise: Director of Domestic Programming at Apple TV+, Michelle Lee, said of the show’s renewal, ‘We can’t wait for everyone to experience the next chapter in Sheila’s journey towards personal empowerment’

Physical was created, written and executive produced by screen veteran Annie Weisman. 

Weisman is best known for writing and producing Almost Family, The Path and Desperate Housewives. 

The first season of Physical was directed by Stephanie Laing, Craig Gillespie and Liza Johnson. 

Physical is Rose’s latest project after she starred in the computer-animated children’s film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway earlier this year. 

Busy: Physical is Rose's latest project after she starred in the computer-animated children's film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway earlier this year

Busy: Physical is Rose’s latest project after she starred in the computer-animated children’s film Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway earlier this year

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