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  1. Inside THR's Drama Showrunners Roundtable (Photos)

    8:59 am PDT 05/12/2014
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    Aaron Sorkin ("The Newsroom"), Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men"), Vince Gilligan ("Breaking Bad"), Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel"), Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective") and Ann Biderman ("Ray Donovan") reveal secrets of the high-pressure position. READ MORE

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

    8:50 am PDT 05/12/2014
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    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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  3. Tribeca: Aaron Sorkin Says 'Steve Jobs' Is 'One of the Few Times I Ended Up Writing What I Set Out To'

    6:24 am PDT 04/22/2014
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    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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  4. Danny Boyle in Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Movie, Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed to Star (Exclusive)

    2:56 pm PDT 04/21/2014
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    "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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  5. Ron Howard, Michael Douglas, Bryan Cranston to Speak at Tribeca 2014

    9:00 am PDT 03/17/2014
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    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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  6. David Fincher in Early Talks to Direct Steve Jobs Film for Sony (Exclusive)

    7:30 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography, the film would reteam Fincher with "Social Network" writer Aaron Sorkin and producer Scott Rudin. READ MORE

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  7. Another World: Berlin Review

    6:14 am PST 02/09/2014
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    Fisher Stevens and Rebecca Chaiklin track the vigorous bloom and wilt of the Occupy Wall Street movement, pointing to a legacy that’s more attitudinal than tangible. READ MORE

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  8. Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death: Aaron Sorkin Says Actor Saved 10 Lives

    8:43 am PST 02/06/2014
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    The screenwriter of two of Hoffman's films, "Charlie Wilson's War" and "Moneyball," reveals how the two shared their struggles with addiction. READ MORE

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  9. Aaron Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Renewed for Third and Final Season

    12:48 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    "The Office" actor/producer Paul Lieberstein will join Sorkin, Alan Poul and Scott Rudin as an executive producer on the show. READ MORE

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  10. Hugh Jackman Does 'Houdini' Escape Act

    5:10 pm PST 12/23/2013
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    The star is bowing out of the developing Broadway musical, following writer Aaron Sorkin's exit earlier this year as the project's second high-profile defection. READ MORE

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. '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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  15. 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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  16. '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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  17. '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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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