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  1. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Watch the Full, Uncensored Conversation With Aaron Sorkin, Vince Gilligan, Matthew Weiner

    8:47 am 5/23/2014

    For The Hollywood Reporter's annual Drama Showrunner Roundtable, six of TV's top creators — including Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective"), Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel") and Ann Biderman ("Ray Donovan") — talk job pressures, embarrassing sex scenes and fears of failure.Read more

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  2. 'West Wing' Uncensored: POTUS, the Fish and 10 Other Things Left Out of THR's Oral History

    6:00 am 5/15/2014

    The inspiration for the famed walk-and-talk, the laughable network notes, the run-in with Madeleine Albright and other tidbits from "West Wing's" seven-season run.Read more

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  3. 'West Wing' Uncensored: Aaron Sorkin, Rob Lowe, More Look Back on Early Fears, Long Hours, Contract Battles and the Real Reason for Those Departures

    1:30 am 5/13/2014

    Sidney Poitier was the first choice for president; Bill Clinton was a fan; and Sorkin and Tommy Schlamme created a show "about democracy run by a couple of Kim Jong-ils": an oral history of the heady, liberal, poli-sci fantasy, 15 years after NBC greenlighted it.Read more

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  4. Aaron Sorkin Reveals Racy Way Mary-Louise Parker Ended up on 'West Wing'

    9:13 am 5/12/2014

    The showrunner tells THR the actress left him a voicemail pitching herself: "Hi, this is Mary-Louise Parker. Josh Lyman [Bradley Whitford's character] badly needs to get laid, and I'm the one to do it."Read more

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  5. THR Roundtable: Matthew Weiner, Vince Gilligan, Aaron Sorkin on Job Pressures, Embarrassing Sex Scenes, Fear of Failure (Video)

    9:00 am 5/12/2014

    For The Hollywood Reporter's annual Drama Showrunner Roundtable, six of TV's top creators talk fears they've already done their best work and how to follow up a hit.Read more

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  6. 'The West Wing' Cast Reflects on Favorite Episodes

    6:24 pm 5/9/2014

    From the live episode “The Debate” to the Emmy-winning “The Women of Qumar,” the cast selects their most treasured moments from the NBC drama.Read more

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  7. Tribeca: Aaron Sorkin Says 'Steve Jobs' Is 'One of the Few Times I Ended Up Writing What I Set Out To'

    12:35 am 4/22/2014

    The screenwriter also touched on his upcoming adaptation of former John Edwards aide Andrew Young's "The Politician" and apologized for the early days of "The Newsroom."Read more

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  8. Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Movie, Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed to Star (Exclusive)

    2:40 pm 4/21/2014

    "The Beach" director is said to want to reteam with DiCaprio on the Aaron Sorkin-penned biopic of the iconic Apple co-founder.Read more

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  9. Ron Howard, Michael Douglas, Bryan Cranston to Speak at Tribeca 2014

    9:00 am 3/17/2014

    The festival also announced four documentaries that will make their world premiere including "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank."Read more

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