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'The Newsroom' Season 2 Trailer: Chips Are Falling!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
Last night may have been 'Game of Thrones'' shining finale moment, but HBO spared no expenses in promoting both its recently announced returns and the long-expected premieres to come this summer. Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' season 2 finally received a proper trailer, but does it look like Sorkin learned any lessons from the multiple misfires of the journalism drama's first season?

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Trailer Goes Desert Artsy...For Some Reason

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 3, 2013 @ 9:45 AM
No doubt we all need to clear our heads a bit after last night's horribly upsetting 'Game of Thrones' episode, "The Rains of Castamere," and how better to unwind than with a new trailer for HBO's 'The Newsroom' season 2 that doesn't appear to make a lick of sense? Strap on your Aaron Sorkin-bashing helmets, and get ready to artfully explore the desert!

'The Newsroom' Season 2: Aaron Sorkin Dishes on Season Structure and Plot

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 6, 2013 @ 2:10 PM
Given 'True Blood's' generous spurt of new footage this weekend, we were also finally able to catch a glimpse of 'The Newsroom' season 2, after the Aaron Sorkin drama's prior teaser skipped out on showing the actual cast. The latest preview for 'The Newsroom' season 2's July 14 premiere sees a new structure to its storytelling, as well as a quick refresher on what characters will have unsorted drama, so check out an early preview of 'The Newsroom' season 2 inside!

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Sets July 14 Premiere Date, Vague Story Tease

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 12, 2013 @ 1:33 PM
Things have been pretty quiet on the front of HBO's Aaron Sorkin series 'The Newsroom' despite its controversial season 2 premiering on the network this summer. Set one year behind the current news cycle, the new run will likely continue to provide a source of debate among critics and viewers , but now HBO has set an official premiere date of Sunday, July 14. Find out what HBO had to say about the plot of 'The Newsroom' season 2 inside!

Will 'The Newsroom' Season 2 Cover the Newtown Massacre?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 5, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Controversial though it may have been, HBO's 'The Newsroom' made plenty of headlines of its own by addressing real-life news stories, incorporated into the show's sliding timeline of remaining about one year behind real life. Now, as the Aaron Sorkin-scripted drama prepares to launch a second season on HBO this summer, will it cover some of 2012's biggest stories, or gracefully sidestep more sensitive tragedies like the December Newtown Massacre?

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Casts 'Entourage's' Constance Zimmer

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2013 @ 12:06 PM
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It's been awhile since we've heard or seen any real previews from 'The Newsroom' season 2, even if Aaron Sorkin isn't the type to buy into the spoiler machine ahead of schedule. Most recently we learned that 'Mad Men' star Rosemarie DeWitt had to bow out of a planned season 2 role, and ended up replaced and re-shot with Marcia Gay Harden, so what's the latest? Fresh off her turn in 'House of Cards,' Constance Zimmer will return to HBO after years of 'Entourage' for a role in 'The Newsroom' season 2. So, who will she play?

'The Newsroom' Season 2: Marcia Gay Harden Replaces Rosemarie DeWitt

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 22, 2013 @ 5:45 PM
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Late last week we brought you the news from HBO's second season of 'The Newsroom,' which unfortunately revealed that a scheduling conflict with 'Mad Men' star Rosemarie DeWitt meant the actress had to bow out mid-shooting, and be replaced with another actress. Now, HBO has announced that TV vet Marcia Gay Harden will replace DeWitt in the role, but will it change anything about the second season of the Aaron Sorkin drama?

'The Newsroom' Season 2: Rosemarie DeWitt Leaves, Will Be Recast

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 17, 2013 @ 9:30 PM
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Despite its premise of following real-world events approximately one year after they take place, we still know relatively little about the second season of Aaron Sorkin's controversial HBO drama 'The Newsroom.' Previously, we'd learned that 'Mad Men' and 'United States of Tara' star Rosemarie DeWitt was to take an important recurring role in the season as a litigator, but now it seems the actress has been forced to exit the production after shooting several episodes. Will HBO recast and re-shoot, or write around the departure?

'The Simpsons' Recruits Aaron Sorkin as Himself, Of Course

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 20, 2012 @ 1:23 PM
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Between the 'Studio 60' reunion announced for 'Go On' yesterday and the imminent return of HBO's 'The Newsroom,' it's a good time to be an Aaron Sorkin fan. Good is about to get even better as we've just learned the Oscar- and Emmy-winning writer will lend his voice to an upcoming episode of 'The Simpsons'! Guesting as himself, of course, Sorkin will provide advice to one of Springfield's citizens in a time of need, but whom?

'Go On' Staging 'Studio 60' Reunion With Bradley Whitford

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 19, 2012 @ 8:00 PM
As much as we love the work of Aaron Sorkin, it won't last forever. One day 'The Newsroom' will run its course, as 'The West Wing' fades into memory, and forgotten efforts like 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' become cautionary tales. So what better way to pay tribute to one of Aaron Sorkin's fallen, than to reunite 'Studio 60' stars Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford? Find out who Whitford will play on NBC's 'Go On' inside!