Alison Pill

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  • Birth Name: Alison Courtney Pill
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/27/1985, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Did The Newsroom Save Its Best Season for Last?

Given the anticipatory hype that preceded the 2012 debut of HBO's The Newsroom, it would have been hard to predict that the Aaron Sorkindrama would end the way it is — with a truncated third and final season that begins Sunday.

After two up-and-down years — the first season was met with decidedly harsh reviews, while the second was received more warmly despite some persisting flaws —and a very tidy Season 2 finale, it seemed Sorkin might be ready to just move on to something else. But after negotiating with HBO and bringing The Office's Paul Lieberstein on board, Sorkin & Co. decided they weren't quite finished...read more

The Newsroom Season 3 Trailer: Boston Marathon Bombing and More

A new trailer for the third and final season of HBO's The Newsroom indicates the series will cover actual news events during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, as well as a fictionalized version of the WikiLeaks scandal.

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The Newsroom's Happy Ending: What Does It Mean for the Show's Future?

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's Season 2 finale of HBO's The Newsroom. Read at your own risk.]

Depending on who you ask, The Newsroom will be back for a third season on HBO. But you might not have guessed that from watching the show's Season 2 finale. 

Jeff Daniels: The Newsroom has been renewed

The finale focused primarily on the "News Night" team reporting on the 2012 election in the shadow of the huge failure of the false Operation Genoa story, but before the episode ended, nearly every other ongoing plot thread from the season (and series) was tidily wrapped up in a seemingly happy ending...read more

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'The Newsroom: Sn 2 / Ep 1 Recap' (HBO)
'The Newsroom: Inside Sn 2 / Ep 6' (HBO)
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (Internati

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 The Newsroom TV Show Series, Actor - Margaret Jordan
2011 Midnight In Paris Movie, Actor - Ms. Fitzgerald
2011 Goon Movie, Actor - Eva
2010 Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Movie, Actor - Kim Pine
2010 The Pillars of the Earth TV Show Series, Actor - Maud

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The Newsroom Goes Back on the Air With Some Key Changes

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."

Summer TV: Get scoop on your favorite returning shows

Enter "Operation Genoa," a story about a military scandal that could "make careers and end presidencies." There's just one problem... read more

Alison Pill and Jay Baruchel End Engagement

The Newsroom actress Alison Pill and Jay Baruchel have ended their engagement, US Weekly reports.

Pill, 27, and Baruchel, 30, met on the set of the film Goon and got engaged in December 2010. Although they were planning to wed in September 2012, the nuptials were postponed.

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5 Teases for The Newsroom Season 2: Flash-Forwards, Jim’s Great Escape and a Love Hexagon

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."

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The Newsroom's Alison Pill Accidentally Tweets Topless Photo of Herself

Looks like Alison Pill's role on The Newsroom is wearing off on her.

The actress, who plays clumsy associate producer Maggie Jordan on the HBO drama, gave her Twitter followers an eyeful this morning when she accidentally tweeted a nude photo of herself. The actress quickly deleted the photo and apologized to her more than 13,000 followers. read more

The Woman Problem: What Political Animals' Susan Berg Could Teach the Newsroom Ladies

"The first rule of being a female journalist," political reporter Susan Berg (Carla Gugino) tells a younger female colleague in the third episode of USA's miniseries Political Animals, "[is] if you s--- where you eat, don't cry about it. ... You want to be taken seriously? Take yourself seriously."

This single line of dialogue makes it clear that there's a much-needed crossover episode hidden in the summer TV lineup. Could Susan please take a temporary consulting gig in New York and talk some professional sense into the women of The Newsroom?

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