Our top moments of the week: 11. Best Revenge: On Royal Pains , Evan's latest campaign stop gets off to a bad start when a local berates Evan about his platform. As he rants, a large umbrella comes loose and its sharp stake stabs the man in the behind. What a pain in the butt! 10. Message Received Award: When Brody Jenner learns that his dad, Bruce Jenner, and the rest of the... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Devious-Maids-Aubrey-Plaza-Conan-1068285.aspx?rss=breakingnews
HBO executives Richard Plepler and Michael Lombardo didn't have a lot of big news to break at the TCA press tour session Thursday (July 25), but they provided a lot of little bits of news on shows that are currently on the air and projects in development. A rundown:- The odds are "excellent" for a third season of "The Newsroom," Lombardo says, noting ratings for the first couple of episodes are up over last season."The conversation with Aaron [Sorkin] are all about schedule," Lombardo says. "... If we can figure out scheduling in terms of his time and being on the air next year, I would be shocked if you weren't hearing an announcement soon."- The final (half-) season of "Treme" is scheduled to premiere Dec. 1, taking the Sunday-night spot "Boardwalk Empire" will hold in the fall.- A miniseries from "Sopranos" creator David Chase that HBO announced four years ago -- but about which... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/the-newsroom-season-3-is-probably-happening-and-more-hbo-news.html
The Newsroom “The Genoa Tip” Season 2 Episode 2 airs Sunday July 21 at 10 pm ET/PT. Episode Synopsis: “The Genoa Tip” – A tip on a story that will ultimately cripple the network starts to become more real. Mackenzie and Sloan continue to push Will on drones as Don urges Will to advocate for Troy Davis. Maggie is un-friended by her roommate, but gets the assignment she’s been begging for. Neal gets arrested on Wall Street. READ MORE...
Our top moments of the week: 12. Worst Foreplay: Bay and Ty finally decide to consummate their relationship on Switched at Birth . Nervous about her first time, Bay's nervousness surfaces when she nearly ignites Ty's shirt with a burning candle and can't stop talking incessantly. Finally, Ty takes control of the situation and... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Robin-Roberts-ESPY-1068049.aspx?rss=breakingnews
2.2 million people watched Sunday’s Season 2 debut of The Newsroom. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/kE-x81h8iqE/
Aaron Sorkin needs to be as satisfied with his work as anyone, confirmed by how he's launching Season 2 of "The Newsroom."The Emmy-winning creator, producer and frequent writer of "The West Wing" and Oscar-winning writer of "The Social Network" literally went back to the drawing board after filming had started on his current HBO series' sophomore round, which begins Sunday, July 14.He restructured the first two episodes -- which meant considerable reshooting and cost -- and rewrote the third, as many employees of the fictional Atlantis Cable News are deposed by a network lawyer (played by new cast member Marcia Gay Harden) over an aired report, a framing device that runs throughout the new stories."It was a very comfortable structure for me," Sorkin, whose play-turned-movie "A Few Good Men" is echoed by its use now, tells Zap2it. "With the courtroom dynamic, it's clear what the stakes are and what the intentions and obstacles are. It's... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/the-newsroom-season-2-aaron-sorkin-retools-his-take-on-cable-news.html
The Newsroom season 2 returns to HBO on Sunday, July 14 with a one year time jump to cover the year leading up to the 2012 Presidential election. ACN struggles to deal with a controversy over Will's comments which affects not only News Night, but the entire cable news network. Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/the-newsroom/newsroom-interview-thomas-sado-50602.aspx
Aaron Sorkin put out a call for help as he was devising Season 2 of "The Newsroom," and he ended up with something of an all-star team.An Emmy winner for "The West Wing" and an Oscar winner for "The Social Network," the writer-producer launches Season 2 of his HBO drama series Sunday (July 14). Jeff Daniels returns to head the ensemble cast as opinionated cable news anchor Will McAvoy, but Sorkin assembled another ensemble for the sophomore season -- a group of consultants with expertise in news and world events.Among those who answered his call: MSNBC's Chris Matthews, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield, media and politics commentator Jeff Greenfield, MSNBC personality Alex Wagner, political analyst S.E. Cupp (who recently left MSNBC for CNN's upcoming reboot of "Crossfire") and veteran network-news producer Rick Kaplan."I kind of sent out the bat-signal that I was looking for an idea for a high-stakes lawsuit [story]," Sorkin tells Zap2it. "That would give... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/07/the-newsroom-season-2-aaron-sorkin-helped-by-chris-matthews-and-people-whose-names-i-cant-give-you.html
The Newsroom “First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers” Season 2 Episode 1 airs Sunday July 14 at 10 pm ET/PT. Episode Synopsis: “First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers” – Will and the “News Night” staff are questioned by their lawyer about a story they’ve aired that’s become a network crisis. An on-air remark by Will has him pulled from 9/11 anniversary coverage. Jim volunteers to cover for an embed reporter on the Romney campaign and Neal investigates the beginnings of Occupy Wall Street. READ MORE...
Check out the new promo video as series creator Aaron Sorkin and executive producer Alan Poul describe the roles played by Rebecca Halliday, Hamish Linklater, Grace Gummer and Constance Zimmer. Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00062057.html