'The Newsroom's' Sam Waterston: Not reading reviews is 'a much nicer place to be'

Sam Waterston couldn't be happier to be in the hot seat in Season 2 of "The Newsroom."As Atlantis Cable News chief Charlie Skinner on the Aaron Sorkin-created HBO drama series, the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor is among those playing witnesses being deposed about an alleged war crime labeled Operation Genoa, ACN's related story having been proven to be built on wrong information.Sunday's (Aug. 25) new episode takes the internal probe to its peak ... and heads may roll, including Charlie's."Just you wait!," Waterston gleefully tells Zap2it. "The thing that's so amazing about what Aaron does is that most stories content themselves with tying one person to the tracks, then having the train bear down on them. But he's got so many irons in the fire, so many balls in the air, it's just astounding how he does this."Not only is the result dramatically sound to Waterston, he adds, "It's a true thing for the...



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