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Olivia Munn Defends The Newsroom’s Controversial Rape Story Line

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Are you all talked out over The Newsroom's recent controversial rape story line? I hope you answered no, because Olivia Munn, who stars as Sloan Sabbith on the HBO drama, has defended the show and its creator Aaron Sorkin in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly.

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Postmortem:The Newsroom Star Breaks Down That Shocking Death

The Newsroom

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's penultimate episode of The Newsroom. Read at your own risk.]

The Newsroom usually milks its drama from the real-life news stories the show's fictional characters are covering. But on Sunday's penultimate episode, the drama hit much closer to home.

The episode — which jumps ahead 52 days since Will (Jeff Daniels) and Mackenzie (Emily Mortimer) tied the knot and Will went to jail for failing to reveal the name of his source — shows just how much the vibe at ACN has changed since Lucas Pruitt (guest star B.J. Novak) took ownership.... read more

The Newsroom: Is Sloan Finally Ready for a Personal Life?

Olivia Munn

Although some viewers may be sad to see HBO's The Newsroom go with an abbreviated third and final season, at least one cast member is fine with it.

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Did The Newsroom Save Its Best Season for Last?

Jeff Daniels, Sam Waterston

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

Jeff Daniels

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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Report: Olivia Munn Dating Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers, Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn is dating Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers, Us Weekly reports.

The couple presented together in April at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, where they were also spotted hanging out backstage. Now, the magazine reports that Munn and Rodgers are a full-blown couple.

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Showtime Enlists Actors as Activists for Years of Living Dangerously

Mary Anne Hitt, Ian Somerhalder

Showtime's hit shows usually depict life-and-death situations in a heightened version of the world around us. But the cable channel's new docu-series Years of Living Dangerously aims to shine a light on a real-world issue that could be just as dangerous: global warming.  

A project three years in the making, the nine-episode series sends celebrity correspondents such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Harrison Ford to areas around the world and throughout the U.S. affected by global warming. The stars interview experts and ordinary people alike about the impacts of climate change and also ask questions on behalf of the audience. According to executive producer Jerry Weintraub, co-creators Joel Bach and David Gelber wanted to use Hollywood A-listers not just for star power, but as a way for the average viewer to understand the enormity of the issue. read more

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

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

[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

Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers Marries Alexi Ashe

Alexi Ashe and Seth Meyers

Weekend update: Seth Meyers married his longtime girlfriend, Alexi Ashe, on Sunday, People reports.

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The Newsroom: How Many Careers Could "Genoa" End?

Hamish Linklater

Even though Hamish Linklater's character on The Newsroom is at the center of the season's slowly unfolding disaster known as "Genoa," the actor has a hard time accepting his character as a villain.

"He's just a true believer who thinks he's on the side of the angels, and that's why he does what he does," Linklater tells TVGuide.com of his character, Jerry Dantana. "But what was great was that they didn't push me into twirling my mustache or being sort of an obvious bad guy."

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Shortly after Jerry came to New York to sub in for Jim (John Gallagher Jr.), he received a tip about "Operation Genoa," a mission during which the United States allegedly used sarin gas on civilians while extracting two captured Marines... read more

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