The West Wing lovers, rejoice - Aaron Sorkin is coming back to TV with another politically charged drama, but this time he's focusing on the lives of those who cover politics. In the first trailer for the HBO series The Newsroom, we meet Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels), a TV journalist who's known for being vanilla ("the Jay Leno of news anchors," as a detractor says). When he breaks his neutral facade at a college Q&A and states some of his real, profanity-laced opinions, he and his TV team (which includes Dev Patel, Chris Messina, Emily Mortimer, and Alison Pill) have to regroup.
Aaron Sorkin’s HBO cable news project is a go: The Social Network and West Wing writer’s behind-the-scenes drama about a fictional cable news network just earned a 10-episode series order at the network. The series centers on a cabl... Read Post
Emmy- and Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network) enjoyed seemingly ceaseless buzz leading up to the launch Sunday night of his new HBO drama The Newsroom. But all the attention failed to sway critics, ... Read Post