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HBO Sets Premiere Dates for The Newsroom's Final Season, The Comeback's Comeback, and Getting On

Which return are you most excited for?   Read More... //

'The Newsroom' Final Season Teaser: Could Will Quit?

HBO teased the end of the road for the Aaron Sorkin drama   Read More... //

Olivia Munn Talks DELIVER US FROM EVIL, THE NEWSROOM Season 3, MORTDECAI, and Working with Jon Stewart and Johnny Depp

Press junkets are weird.  First, you walk into a room in a fancy hotel where you come upon a complete stranger whose face you know well, and on whom you have been given a dossier.  Then, you sit down and for about four minutes this person is basically contractually obligated to answer your questions.  You talk, but it’s not really a conversation because both your questions and, generally speaking, his or her answers are scripted riffs.  This situation is even more strange if you initially knew this stranger’s face from a talk show where you saw her conducting interviews of her own. Read More... //

Aaron Sorkin Apologizes for The Newsroom: "I'd Like to Start Over"

  Aaron Sorkin  says he'd like to apologize to people who may have misinterpreted his intentions with his HBO series  The Newsroom . "I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with  The Newsroom  and I apologize and I'd like to start over," Sorkin told the audience at a Tribeca Film Festival event Monday, referencing the criticism over his choice to set the show in the recent past. "I think that there's been a terrible misunderstanding. ... I wasn't trying to and I'm not capable of teaching a professional journalist a lesson. That wasn't my intent and it's never my intent to teach you a lesson or try to persuade you or anything."   Read More...     //

'Newsroom' star Olivia Munn says HBO is holding out hope for a Season 4

"The Newsroom" will absolutely not go beyond Season 3, series star Olivia Munn tells HitFix - but HBO is still holding out hope regardless.   Read More... //

HBO Renews Aaron Sorkin’s THE NEWSROOM for Third and Final Season

After waiting and waiting to see whether  Aaron Sorkin  would continue with his HBO series  The Newsroom , the creator has agreed to return for a third and final season.  The network announced today that it would be renewing the series for one last season, after Sorkin recently stated that he “needed time to think” about returning for a third season.  The scheduling issue that came into play was the fact that Sorkin needed to write the script for  Sony’s  Steve Jobs  biopic  before returning to his showrunning duties, and it appears that he has done so as  THR  reports that production on  The Newsroom ’s final season will commence this spring. Read more at  //

‘The Newsroom’ Third and Final Season Announced by HBO

The Newsroom  will be signing off after its third season. HBO announced that Aaron Sorkin’s love it or hate it news show will begin production on its final season this spring. The series focuses on a news show on a fictional cable channel that attempts to return to an older style of journalism. The series stars Jeff Daniels (who received an Emmy® for his role in 2013), Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn. Read More... //

Aaron Sorkin Denies Feud With Olivia Munn on 'The Newsroom'

The series creator debunked the story that he and Jeff Daniels could not stand Munn's attitude on the set of the series.  Read More... //

Reuters Plans to Lay Off 5% of Newsroom Staff

The cuts, expected to affect about 150 employees, follows an announcement last month that the company would scrap plans to expand into consumer news.     //

Emmys 2013: 'The Newsroom's' Jeff Daniels proud to 'make it count'

The scene virtually screamed "Emmy consideration" ... and it ultimately paid off big for Jeff Daniels.The actor's opening sequence last year in the HBO drama "The Newsroom" -- in which his character, Atlantis Cable News anchor Will McAvoy, made a visible shift from non-opinionated milquetoast to outspoken rebel in the space of a few minutes -- earned the role and the show immediate attention, and undoubtedly helped reward him with the honor for outstanding lead actor in a drama series at Sunday's (Sept. 22) 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards.In accepting, Daniels humorously recalled one of his last awards was from the AARP for his performance in the 2005 movie "The Squid and the Whale." He wryly noted, "We'll have to move the Barcalounger," allegedly the "trophy" he received from that organization.After turning serious in thanking his fellow cast and crew members on the show -- which Daniels tweeted had gotten a Season 3 pickup a couple... //