Aaron Sorkin is well aware that critics had a lot to say about The Newsroom's first season. Whether he plans to do anything differently with regard to the many complaints is a different story.
"As far as criticism goes, there was a lot, so it would be hard to address this and not that," Sorkin, the show's creator and executive producer, told TVGuide.com at Sunday's PaleyFest panel. "There are plenty of TV critics I respect, and I read them and I think about what they're saying. But when it comes time to write, you really got to go in and do your thing and not have too many voices in your head."
HBO has picked up Aaron Sorkin's series about a cable news network.
The new show will star Jeff Daniels as an anchorman with a team including Maggie (Alison Pill), Jim (John Gallagher Jr.), Sloan (Olivia Munn), Neal (Dev Patel) and Don (Thomas Sadoski). Emily Mortimer plays executive producer MacKenzie and Law & Order vet Sam Waterson is the boss, Charlie.
Eric Stoltz has been cast as the lead in Lifetime's dramedy pilot Modern Love, Deadline.com reports.
The series, from Sex and the City's Jenny Bicks, is based on a series of columns published in The New York Times. Stoltz will star as...
Law & Order's Sam Waterston has joined the cast of Aaron Sorkin's HBO pilot, TVLine.com reports.
Olivia Munn, Alison Pill sign on for Aaron Sorkin's HBO pilot
The series stars Jeff Daniels as the co-anchor of a cable news show who must deal with a new team after his fellow host jumps ship for another job and takes most of the staff with him. Waterston will play...
Olivia Munn and Alison Pill have joined Aaron Sorkin's HBO pilot about a fictional cable news network, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Munn, 30, and Pill, 25, join Jeff Daniels, who will play Will, the co-anchor of a cable news show who must...