HBO's 'The Newsroom' has been mired in controversy and debate from its very inception, whether by Aaron Sorkin's tense relationship with the media, or the uneven reception of the series itself. Most critics have come to consensus that the still-airing second season has marked a significant step forward, but are HBO or Sorkin himself dragging their feet on a third season renewal?
Earlier today we learned from the HBO panel at the ongoing TCA press tour that in-development projects like 'Criminal Justice' and a 'Transporter' TV series had largely been stalled, but the premium cable network had nothing but good things to say about the futures of its current flagship hits, from 'Game of Thrones' to 'True Blood' and 'The Newsroom.' Less certain however, is the fate of Larry David's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'
This Sunday will see 'The Newsroom' season 2 display its full spectrum of Aaron Sorkinisms with premiere episode "First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers," but shouldn't the first thing we do be to check out the latest clips from the debut? Will McAvoy and the ACN staff talking over one another, and Jeff Daniels putting on a smug face await!
Though with less fanfare than 'Game of Thrones' or 'True Blood,' HBO's controversial Aaron Sorkin drama 'The Newsroom' will premiere its second season this coming Sunday with "First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers." Mouthy titles aside, the new season will introduce a host of new characters from the likes of Grace Gummer, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater and Constance Zimmer, so why wait to meet the new faces delivering Sorkin's favorite recycled lines?
A few weeks ago, a profile of 'The Newsroom' and 'West Wing' creator Aaron Sorkin emerged that portrayed the writer's complicated writing habits, which had actually cost the HBO drama an episode from its second season order due to costly reshoots. And while many 'Newsroom' detractors have previously pointed to a "Sorkinism" supercut that illustrated the writer's frequently recycled dialogue, the sequel version has us looking more forward to 'The Newsroom' season 2 than ever.
Though numerous criticisms have been leveled at HBO's Aaron Sorkin-scripted 'The Newsroom' since its inaugural season last summer, we remain optimistic over the revamped second season debuting on July 14. That said, it seems writing difficulties and production mishaps have reduced the second season's length from 10 to 9 episodes overall, as Sorkin admitted a "false start" to shooting, among other idiosyncrasies.
HBO's 'True Blood' has finally spurted out a premiere, while season 2 of 'Veep' prepares to come to a close, but the pay-cable network's summer has only just begun. The latest trailer for HBO's summer offerings provides new looks at upcoming episodes of 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and more, and we've got a first look at this all-new preview!
Phew! Just when we thought 'The Newsroom' season 2's promotional campaign had started to make sense with the release of the first official trailer, the Aaron Sorkin-scripted HBO drama has returned to the desert of its first teaser for an equally baffling approach to the new season premiering July 14. The full set of moody promotional posters has arrived, but the question remains: do they stand alone together? Or something?
We're still a few weeks away from HBO's season 2 premiere of Aaron Sorkin drama 'The Newsroom,' but the most recent trailer has begun to shed light on the new year for the hotly-debated journalism series. The first three episode descriptions following the July 14 premiere for 'The Newsroom' season 2 have it, so who gets in the most trouble with the inaugural hours?
Months before we have the Emmys or the Golden Globes to worry about, the annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards streamed Monday night and released the full list of winners as chosen by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ expectedly dominated in its many nominations, while the race for Best Drama tied and some surprising new stars were honored.