The Newsroom (HBO) Series Premiere “We Just Decided To”

The Newsroom  “We Just Decided To” premieres  Sunday June 24 10 pm ET/PT. Episode Synopsis:  Surviving  the fallout from a meltdown, ACN “News Night” anchor Will McAvoy returns to his job and finds his executive producer and most of his staff are leaving his show. Will also learns he’s been assigned a new EP: MacKenzie McHale, a former girlfriend. Will and his overhauled staff face an immediate challenge when breaking news  comes over the wire. Read More...  

'The Newsroom': Is the Aaron Sorkin magic back?

Aaron Sorkin, the man behind "Sports Night" and four-time Outstanding Drama Series Emmy-winner "The West Wing," debuted a new show on HBO Sunday night (June 24) - "The Newsroom," starring Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy, an anchor on a major cable news network, Sam Waterston as the president of the network and Emily Mortimer as the new executive producer who has a complicated past with McAvoy.The show definitely has Sorkin's fingerprints all over it - the break-neck dialogue, the pedo-conferencing, the "anti"-American rant done as hundreds of cell phones were on record - reminiscent of the on-air rant by Wes Mendell that kicked off "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," though the topic of the rant was different and "Studio 60" never really found its footing as a show.Will "West Wing" and "Sports Night" fans flock to "The Newsroom"? It seems like they might - there is a lot of room for the type of...

'The Newsroom' Drinking Game

Aaron Sorkin's HBO cable news drama " The Newsroom " (premieres Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET) has been so thoroughly pilloried in the week leading up to its premiere that it appears some drinking may be in order. In the spirit of numbing the pain, and getting in the right frame of mind to enjoy that snappy Sorkin dialogue, HuffPost TV has devised a "Newsroom" drinking game ... because even a somewhat flawed Sorkin misfire is much more fun to watch than most of the other awful new shows coming to TV this fall . Read more from the cast of "The Newsroom":