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  1. 5 Top Showrunners Share Advice for Vince Gilligan on How to Move On

    9:00 am PDT 10/16/2013
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    The "Breaking Bad" creator gets encouragement from Carlton Cuse, Damon Lindelof, Chris Carter, Shawn Ryan and this line from Aaron Sorkin: "It feels like the first line of your obit's already been written -- it hasn't." READ MORE

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  2. Paul Greengrass in Talks for Aaron Sorkin-Penned 'The Trial of the Chicago 7'

    3:17 pm PDT 07/23/2013
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    Steven Spielberg had at one time been attached to direct the long-delayed project. READ MORE

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  3. 'The Newsroom' Recap: Occupy Wall Street Gets Real

    7:50 pm PDT 07/21/2013
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    It's September 2011: Protesters are arrested in Manhattan; human rights groups appeal the death penalty for Troy Davis; a drone strike kills Anwar al-Awlaki and YouTube videos are annoying. READ MORE

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  4. 'The Newsroom': Exclusive Photos of Aaron Sorkin and the HBO Cast

    9:02 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    The popular and controversial HBO series returns on July 14. READ MORE

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  5. Aaron Sorkin Reveals Depth of 'Newsroom' Angst, Season 2 Reboot, A-List Consultants

    9:00 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    Admired and attacked in Season 1, the HBO drama reboots with A-list advisers as its creator opens up about his process (up to 6 showers in one day), how he broke his nose and dealing with hate-watchers: "You're playing a dangerous game if you write to try to change people's minds." READ MORE

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  6. 'Newsroom's' Season 2 Consultants: MSNBC's Chris Matthews, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield, New Republic Editor

    9:00 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    The show assembled the editors responsible for the Tailwind controversy for its modern-day retelling, part of a crew of A-list insiders -- from cable news anchors to magazine editors to political strategists. READ MORE

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  7. 'Newsroom's' Top 5 Targets

    9:00 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    From the Tea Party to the Koch Brothers, the buzziest storylines from Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama. READ MORE

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  8. Aaron Sorkin and the Cast of ‘The Newsroom’ on Season 2

    9:00 am PDT 06/19/2013
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    Creator Aaron Sorkin and and stars Jeff Daniels, Alison Pill and Thomas Sadoski preview what's next for the HBO series. READ MORE

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  9. THR Emmy Roundtable: Matthew Weiner, Aaron Sorkin and Other Drama Showrunners Debate Violence in Hollywood and Being Control Freaks

    8:00 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    TV veterans including Alex Gansa, D.B. Weiss and Kevin Williamson and newbie Beau Willimon also reveal who consults with the CIA, who wants to write for "Girls" and what it's like when a show falls into someone else's hands. READ MORE

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  10. Emmys 2013: Behind-the-Scenes Photos From THR's Drama Showrunner Roundtable

    8:00 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    Behind-the-scenes with television's top showrunners. READ MORE

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  11. THR Emmy Roundtable: Aaron Sorkin on Why He Stopped Watching 'West Wing' (Video)

    8:00 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    The showrunner says viewing the first episode after he’d left the show “was like watching somebody make out with my girlfriend.” READ MORE

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  12. THR Emmy Roundtable: 'Game of Thrones' Showrunner Questions Network TV Violence (Video)

    8:00 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    D.B. Weiss argues “sanitized” violence may be worse than more realistic depictions, because they are too “easy to watch" and "fun.” READ MORE

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  13. Drama Showrunners Roundtable: Violence on Television

    7:59 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    Kevin Williamson ("The Following") and Alex Gansa (Homeland) address the hot topic of what -- if any -- effect dramatized violence has on real life. READ MORE

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  14. Drama Showrunners Roundtable: Dealing With Leaving The Show

    7:59 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    With the replacements on "The Walking Dead" and "Community," THR asks its roundtable guests how they work through such shakeups. READ MORE

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  15. Full Uncensored Drama Showrunner Emmy Roundtable

    7:59 am PDT 06/03/2013
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    Our guests discuss violence in television, the constant changes in scripts, shows changing their showrunners and plenty more. THR talks to Alex Gansa, (Homeland), Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom), D.B. Weiss (Game of Thrones), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), Kevin Williamson (The Following), Matt Weiner (Mad Men). READ MORE

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  16. TV Academy Honors Fete Morality-Driven Fare

    12:28 am PDT 05/10/2013
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    "Newsroom" creator and honoree Aaron Sorkin admits during acceptance speech, “brevity is a challenge for me.” READ MORE

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  17. 'Newsroom' Season 2 Promo Teases Scores of Changes Ahead (Video)

    10:24 am PDT 05/06/2013
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    Jim returns to the field as a reporter covering the Romney campaign and one character will "lose everything." READ MORE

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  18. Moonves, Michaels, Schieffer, Wolf Enter the TV Hall of Fame

    1:16 am PDT 03/12/2013
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    UPDATED: The late Philo Farnsworth, who invented the electronic television, was also inducted during a ceremony that drew a glittering industry crowd. READ MORE

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  19. PaleyFest 2013: 'American Horror Story,' '2 Broke Girls,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'New Girl,' 'Dallas,' 'Arrow,' 'Once Upon a Time' and 'Walking Dead'

    10:44 pm PST 03/05/2013
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    The stars and producers at the 30th annual TV festival. READ MORE

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  20. 'Newsroom' Panel Butts Heads With Piers Morgan, Addresses Sandy Hook Conundrum

    10:14 pm PST 03/03/2013
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    Aaron Sorkin and the cast of his HBO drama have occasionally awkward exchanges with their PaleyFest moderator, touching on celebrity journalists, CNN's coverage choices and how the show might tackle the Newtown shooting. READ MORE

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  21. Aaron Sorkin Exits Broadway Musical About Houdini

    5:32 pm PST 01/30/2013
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    The acclaimed writer cited TV and film commitments for leaving the Hugh Jackman-toplined project. READ MORE

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