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The Newsroom Season 2

Another Season Of 'The Newsroom' Is A Go ... Almost

Posted 09.12.2013 | TV

Will "The Newsroom" be back for a third season? Thomas Sadoski and Jeff Daniels seem to think so. Last week, star Jeff Daniels tweeted that Season...

'The Newsroom' Is Not The Greatest Show On TV

Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" is not the greatest show on TV, and Funny Or Die is out to prove it. In a spectacular spoof of the opening scene of Aaron Sorkin's ...

Everything Is Falling Apart

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

There were a bunch of good things and one very bad thing about the Genoa plot this week. The bad came entirely in the shape of Jerry Dantana.

Sorkin Tackles Sideboob, Coming Out & Loss

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.11.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

This is the second or third episode of this season so far where a lot happens in the plot, and yet it feels as though the show is spinning in place. There's an odd weightlessness, even as seemingly momentous things occur on screen.

Aaron Sorkin: 'We Don't Report The News On "The Newsroom"'

Posted 08.06.2013 | TV

In case you've been relying on Aaron Sorkin as a news source, it may be time to turn your attention elsewhere: He doesn't report the news on "The News...

What Happened To Maggie

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.05.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

"Let me start with a really tough question," the lawyer tells Maggie. Was I the only one who was thinking it would be, "WHAT'S WITH THE HAIR?"

Former Romney Aide Slams 'The Newsroom'

Posted 07.31.2013 | TV

The 2012 presidential campaign was controversial enough before Aaron Sorkin got his hands on it, and now that it's being addressed on "The Newsroom," ...

Not This Again!

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.29.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

I'm beginning to doubt the wisdom of starting this season of "The Newsroom" having already given away that the Genoa stuff isn't real. It saps the hunt for the story of some crucial dramatic tension.


Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.22.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

Even though we know it's all going to fall apart, the story of the supposed American war crime in Pakistan continues to intrigue. It's somewhat encouraging that it is the framing around which the entire season appears to be based.

'The Newsroom' Shows Growth

Posted 07.15.2013 | TV

Say what you will about "The Newsroom," but the HBO media-centric drama showed ratings growth in its Season 2 premiere. According to The Hollywood ...

Here We Go Again

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.15.2013 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

Most of "The Newsroom's" biggest problems are still big problems, but remains a show with an incredible cast, a creator who is capable of great things, and a premise that could still work. Let's keep our fingers crossed, shall we?

It's Time To Catch Up On 'The Newsroom'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.14.2013 | TV

It's been almost a year since we left Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) in the controversial newsroom where he lost his temper, bashed America and argued tir...

Hopes For 'The Newsroom' Season 2

Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.12.2013 | TV
Leigh Weingus

"The Newsroom" caught a lot of flack during its first season. But the lights will be back on at Newsnight this Sunday, and before viewers open fire on Sorkin's latest work, I'd like to take the time to point out why Season 1 was actually great.

Meet 'The Newsroom' Newcomers

Posted 07.09.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 premieres on July 14 (10 p.m. ET) and in preparation, HBO has released a behind-the-scenes video introducing some of the new c...

Aaron Sorkin: 'I Doubt HBO's Going To Be Happy With My Telling You This ...'

Posted 06.20.2013 | TV

Aaron Sorkin ran into a few problems while working on Season 2 of "The Newsroom." The former "West Wing" mastermind revealed to The Hollywood Repor...

Fox News Hosts Rage At Fictional Show

Posted 08.15.2013 | Media

The hosts of "The Five" took some time out of their Friday to bash HBO's "The Newsroom." The team chose to overlook the many quality-based issues they...

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Exclusive Sneak Peek! | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 is fast approaching (premieres Sun., July 14 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO) and we know a few of the recent news stories they'll be cov...

What News Will 'The Newsroom' Cover In Season 2?

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.10.2013 | TV

The latest trailer for Season 2 of HBO's "The Newsroom" shows the "News Night" team dealing with a whole bunch of new problems, including fallout afte...

'Together They Stand Alone' On 'The Newsroom'

Posted 06.03.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" has a new and very symbolic trailer. The spot features the entire cast -- with the exception of Jane Fonda, who appears on a billbo...

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...

A 'Newsroom' Exit

Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

Rosemaire Dewitt is leaving "The Newsroom." The "United States of Tara" actress is exiting Season 2 of the HBO drama before the new season hits th...

'The Newsroom' Casts Romney Staffer

Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" is rounding out Mitt Romney's staff. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joel Johnstone will recur on "The Newsroom" as Cameron, a Rom...

Did A 'Newsroom' Hater Really Just Join The Show?

Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" has added Patton Oswalt and Rosemarie DeWitt to its Season 2 cast. According to, the two former "United States of Tara" ac...