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'The Newsroom' Season 2 Exclusive Sneak Peek!

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Classic Comedy Sequel In Trouble

Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment

There's still a chance? According to THR, Warner Bros. has passed on the opportunity to make a sequel to "Dumb and Dumber" with original stars Jim Car...

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...

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.

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.

2013 Golden Globes Gifting Suites

Zorianna Kit | Posted 03.16.2013 | Style
Zorianna Kit

With the first major awards show of year - the Golden Globes - comes the first major round of gifting suites associated with the event. It's not all t...

Movie Review --Take an Interpreter to Looper

Carole Mallory | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Looper was selected to open the 2012 Toronto Film Festival. Catch it before all the hype gives away its neighbor grabbing ending.

Director Rian Johnson Discusses His Tight, Ultraviolent 'Looper'

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The movie Looper features a lot of extreme, graphic, realistic-looking and definitely not satirical violence. I spoke with writer-director Rian Johnson about his movie. Is science fiction a portal to human understanding?

Review: 'Looper'

Scott Mendelson | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Rian Johnson's Looper is less an out-and-out original work as a hodgepodge made up from bits and pieces from other iconic science fiction stories stirred into a relatively tasty stew.

'Dumber And Dumber To' Script Almost Finished

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment

Don't worry, Lloyd: There's definitely a chance. Directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly are thisclose to finishing the script for "Dumb and Dumber To," an...

WATCH: First Look At 'Looper'

Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

Rian Johnson's "Looper" is more than just the best time travel-cum-gangster movie-cum-family drama of 2012 -- it's also filled with the kind of cracke...

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.

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.

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. ...

Why I'm Still Watching The Newsroom

Jennifer Tress | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Jennifer Tress

As Sorkin and his fellow executive producers prepare for season two, I hope they take the feedback to heart and turn the show around.

Which News Anchor Told Jeff Daniels To 'Get The Hell Out'?

Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

Jeff Daniels, who plays news anchor Will McAvoy on HBO's "The Newsroom," stopped by "Chelsea Lately" (Weeknights, 11 p.m. ET on E!). There he addresse...

'The Newsroom' Vs. Its Biggest Problem: Will McAvoy

Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.02.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

If only I was watching the show Aaron Sorkin thinks he's making. The show that Sorkin thinks is "reaching high" and full of "idealistic" aspirations is dismissive of anyone who isn't a white heterosexual male.

Maggie Furlong

Aaron Sorkin: 'The Newsroom' Writers Were NOT Fired

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.02.2012 | TV

The Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour has stretched on for almost two weeks now. With TV critics from all over the world cooped up in a ...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.20.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

We'll have to wait until next week to see if and how the late night shows tackle the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado (except for Craig Ferguson, w...

Aaron Sorkin Dumps 'Newsroom' Writing Staff

Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

The writers' room at "The Newsroom" is going to look very different come Season 2. According to The Daily, creator Aaron Sorkin has reportedly fired t...

How Jeff Daniels Convinced Aaron Sorkin He Could Play Angry

Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

While Jeff Daniels still couldn't say with any certainty anything about the possibility of that "Dumb and Dumber" sequel ever seeing the light of day ...

Review: Aaron's Sorkin's The Newsroom

Rajiv Naresh | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
Rajiv Naresh

As all of Sorkin's work, there's enough drama and idealism to make this show watchable and even moderately addictive.

Figuring Out The Newsroom

Zaki Hasan | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Zaki Hasan

Seeing Rambo II and The Newsroom in such close proximity got some neurons firing in my brain that helped me finally figure out what's going on with creator Aaron Sorkin's wildy divisive new HBO skein.

HBO's The Newsroom: Politics vs. Characters

Molly Fosco | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Everyone on this show seems pissed off all the time. They go on lengthy rants and sometimes take the entire episode to make their point.

Will McAvoy's Rules -- And Ours

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media
Howard Fineman

Yes, it is unrealistic and predictable. It is preachy and takes place in a galaxy long ago and far away. In other words, it is a fairy tale. Well, fairy tales are meant to inspire and instruct, and The Newsroom manages to do both in a mostly entertaining way.