Just two episodes into Newsroom's second season, HBO's President of Programming Michael Lombardo and CEO Richard Plepler are confident that the Aaron Sorkin drama will soon be renewed for a third season.
"The odds are excellent," Lombardo said at Thursday's Television Critics Association's fall TV previews. "We're...
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When Aaron Sorkin's cable news drama The Newsroom returns for its second season Sunday, things will look a little different.
"We broke one of our own important rules," executive producer Alan Poul tells TVGuide.com. "In the first season, we said there are no fictional news stories. ... We did very well with the 'What's the breaking news story going to be this week?' template, but we had some concern that would get a little bit old. [But] if we had one story that could serve as the through-line on which we could still hang our current event stories, that would give this season an essentially different character."
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This week, the Internet treated us to another montage of Aaron Sorkin's most frequently used lines of dialogue ahead of Sunday's Season 2 premiere of The Newsroom, and a separate supercut compiled all the references to coffee and pie in Twin Peaks. Bryan Cranston gave fans a chance to go to the Los Angeles premiere of Breaking Bad next month with him and the rest of the cast, while Zach Braff helped a fan propose to his girlfriend. CollegeHumor released its first movie, Coffee Town, and the three women who were held captive in Cleveland for more than a decade spoke out for the first time. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
It seems that some Fox News commentators won't be setting their DVRs when HBO's The Newsroom launches its second season later this summer.
The Five host Greg Gutfield slammed Aaron Sorkin's series in a segment Friday, calling it a "left-wing loon bin" and taking issue with the show's coverage of political subjects like Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party (as indicated by the recently-released Season 2 trailer).