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9 Ways 'The Newsroom' Can Improve In Its Third And Final Season

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

On Monday (Jan. 13), HBO announced that "The Newsroom" would be renewed for a third and final season. The initially celebrated and now actively malign...

'The Newsroom' Isn't Over Yet

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Will McAvoy, MacKenzie McHale and the rest of the "Newsroom" gang aren't done quite yet. On Monday (Jan. 13), HBO announced that the Aaron Sorkin ...

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...

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," ...

CNN Is Dead, Long Live HBO

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.22.2013 | Media
Matthew Chapman

How tragic to watch Aaron Sorkin's brilliant, complex, committed "Newsroom" on HBO and then turn on CNN the next day and watch endless, spectacularly uninteresting coverage of the birth of a child (it's a boy!) to an uninteresting couple in England while the rest of the world burned.

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.

PHOTOS: Your New Favorite Show Was Written Here

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

The hit might be set in our time, but this office is right out of old Hollywood.

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...

'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...

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...

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.

Dev Patel: I Learned About Politics Through Wikipedia

Posted 08.17.2012 | TV

Though he's known recently for his portrayal of the intelligent blogger Neal Sampat on "The Newsroom," 22-year-old Dev Patel wasn't always an expert w...

Joe Satran

Inside The Weird World Of Fake 'Newsroom' Twitters

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

The night that HBO's drama "The Newsroom" premiered, comedian Patton Oswalt Tweeted a call to arms for would-be satirists to take aim at one of the sh...

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom: One-Sided Politics Will Not Save Us From Politics

Trevor Burrus | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Trevor Burrus

If he wants to portray smart, honest, hard-working people turning journalism back into an antacid for our partisan-induced ulcers, then he should make more of an effort to be a non-partisan researcher.

The Newsroom: Fantastic or a Flop

Madeline Carey | Posted 09.18.2012 | TV
Madeline Carey

The debate is still on concerning whether or not The Newsroom is actually quality television, but the only real important thing to the big guys up at HBO is that it's being debated about.

Aaron Sorkin Says 'The Newsroom' Is 'Fantasy'

Posted 07.17.2012 | TV

Although Aaron Sorkin's HBO series "The Newsroom" has earned criticism, with journalists calling its portrayal of the industry unrealistic, the creato...

Olivia Munn: Lay Off 'The Newsroom' & Aaron Sorkin

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

Olivia Munn thinks "The Newsroom" (Sundays at 1- p.m. ET on HBO) deserves a break. A great deal of criticism has been thrown Aaron Sorkin's way sin...

A Great Speech About Why America Isn't Great Anymore (But Can Be Again)

Carla Seaquist | Posted 09.09.2012 | TV
Carla Seaquist

For those of us heartsick over the moral state of things in this country, this is pure catnip.

Alison Pill Talks Learning 'Sorkinese'

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin employs some interesting techniques when it comes to having his cast learn their fast-paced lines -- just ask star of "The Newsroom" (Sun...

Were We Great?

Noah Baron | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home
Noah Baron

Sorkin paints a view of American history that goes beyond even deeply flawed: it's downright fictional.

14 Similarities Between 'The Newsroom' & Other Sorkin Shows

Vulture | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin loves righteous indignation. His characters embrace an unusual level of echolalia. His shows contain blonde, straight female characters w...

My Love Letter to Aaron Sorkin

Ilene Angel | Posted 08.25.2012 | Entertainment
Ilene Angel

I sat down to watch The Newsroom, full of hopeful anticipation that this fictitious show would somehow artfully articulate the eight kinds of crazy we all witness everyday on the real cable news networks. And my hope was fulfilled.

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment

Is "The Newsroom" really as bad as everyone on your Twitter feed says? Aaron Sorkin's latest may or may not be his best, but TV critics haven't un...

What Project Is Aaron Sorkin Most Proud Of?

Posted 06.25.2012 | Fifty

"The show's got one foot in reality and one foot in this romantic wish-fulfillment fantasy," award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said of his lates...