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Aaron Sorkin

Adina Porter: The Newsroom, True Blood and Motherhood

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.17.2013 | TV
Andrew Fish

Heading into its second season, HBO's The Newsroom has been controversial since day one, and Adina Porter has been all the more thrilled to be involved as the sparks have flown.

Inside 'The Newsroom' Season 2

Posted 05.06.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 will have a different format than the first season. In a new behind-the-scenes preview video, series creator Aaron Sorkin and ...

'The Newsroom' Is Ready To Be Back On The Air

Posted 04.15.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" is gearing up for Season 2 and now, HBO has released a teaser (above). Although nothing is really revealed in 36 seconds of switch-f...

It's A Date

Posted 04.12.2013 | TV

HBO's "The Newsroom" has a premiere date! Season 2 will debut on July 14 at 10 p.m. ET. The network broke the news on Friday, along with the po...

Rob Reiner Shares Wit and Wisdom With Hollywood's Next Generation

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Last week, Oscar-nominated producer/director/actor/writer, Rob Reiner, shared funny and personal stories of his career at Syracuse University's annual...

Interview with Emily Mortimer

Nicki Richesin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Nicki Richesin

In perhaps her most stunning performance yet, Emily Mortimer portrays Leonie Gilmour, the editor and mother of Isamu Noguchi, who travels the world in search of art and freedom.

Leigh Weingus

'Psych' Star Talks Gus, Aaron Sorkin & More! | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

From his lifelong career as a tap dancer to his roles on "Psych" and "The West Wing," Dule Hill never seems to have a dull moment. Although his day...

Movie Review: Side Effects

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dear Steven Soderbergh: Please don't stop making movies. Your name is high on the list of filmmakers whose careers I'm thankful have coincided with my career as a movie critic. And Side Effects is further proof that you are at the height of your powers as a filmmaker.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Who's Aaron Sorkin's New Girlfriend? | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.14.2013 | Celebrity

After being spotted together at the Critics' Choice Awards Friday and again at the Golden Globes Sunday night, writer Aaron Sorkin has everyone wantin...

Who's Playing Young Cora On 'Once Upon A Time'?

Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

Make way for young Cora! According to TVLine, "Charmed" vet Rose McGowan is headed to "Once Upon A Time," to play young Cora (Barbara Hershey) in ...

David Petraeus Scandal Won't Be Covered On 'The Newsroom'

Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

Great material it may be, but Aaron Sorkin says the David Petraeus sex scandal won't be covered in Season 2 of "The Newsroom." "Frankly it's a stor...

Aaron Sorkin Spills New Details On Steve Jobs Movie

The Daily Beast | Lauren Ashburn | Posted 11.15.2012 | Technology

Aaron Sorkin loves to write a good scene. He is drawn to flawed, larger-than-life heroes. So he’s naturally tempted to take on, you got it: David Pe...

Obama's Epic Debate Performance and Romney's Implosion

Bob Cesca | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

This was arguably one of those historic debate sequences which I believe will be replayed for many years to come. The challenger, riding a wave of solid polls following a strong first debate, literally imploded on the national stage.

'West Wing' Character Gives Obama Debate Advice

Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment

"The West Wing's" President Jed Bartlet, one of America's favorite fictional presidents, is weighing in on President Obama's first debate performance ...

Tina Fey & Aaron Sorkin's Secret Rivalry

Posted 10.03.2012 | TV

With Tina Fey busy filming the final season of "30 Rock" and Aaron Sorkin getting ready for Season 2 of "The Newsroom," it's hard to believe the succe...

How 'The West Wing' Influenced Myanmar

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV

WASHINGTON — Myanmar's former generals have looked to American television for tips on how to build a democracy. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary...

The Sorkinization of Democrats

Nick Hentschel | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Nick Hentschel

Are Democrats going to follow the trajectory of a Sorkin teleplay over the next 60 days by no longer engaging in policy debates against Republicans with trepidation?

Looking Back at 'The Newsroom,' Pondering a Free Market

Andrew Fish | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

By inserting a fictional cast into the framework of real-world events, Aaron Sorkin has provided both an outspoken opinion on American politics and a starting point for research into any number of financial and political issues facing the country.

The 2012 Fall TV Schedule (Or Something Like It)

Spencer Green | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Mondays, 8-9: NBC - Launching the Careers of Mediocre Singers As Though the Fate of Western Civilization Depended On It And, At This Point, It Probably Does

RINO Watch on Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.04.2012 | Media
Dr. Susan Corso

Mr. McEvoy calls himself a proud Republican, but the "base" of the Republican Party, the GOP, has become the Tea Party, and they would call Mr. McEvoy a RINO, a Republican In Name Only.

Chris Matthews' Smackdown of Reince Priebus Should Be Taught in Journalism School

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.28.2012 | Media
Andy Ostroy

With the exception of a couple of righteously indignant journos like Matthews and O'Brien, the American news media, given all that's at stake in this most critical election, appears utterly useless right now.

Larry King Talks YouTube Politics, Suspenders, and HBO's Newsroom (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Iconic radio, television, and now Internet host Larry King enjoyed his first-ever "geek out" in the What's Trending studio, where we talked about his show on Ora TV, upcoming coverage for YouTube's Politics channel, and rapidly evolving Internet pop culture.

The Best Tweets About 'The Newsroom' Finale

Posted 08.26.2012 | TV

The Season 1 finale of "The Newsroom" airs Sunday on HBO, and the show's fans and detractors have lined up on Twitter to express their anticipation. ...

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom and the Triumph of Fictional Journalism

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Craig Newmark

The Newsroom is a kind of romantic screwball comedy, and it succeeds well on that level. But more importantly, the show reminds us that the press is the immune system of democracy and that serious news requires serious ethical practice like checking the facts, no matter how dangerous.

It's Over For Kristin Davis & Aaron Sorkin

Posted 08.22.2012 | Celebrity

It seems things are over between Kristin Davis and Aaron Sorkin. In Touch Weekly is reporting the couple is no longer together. “They’re very d...