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  1. '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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  2. 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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  3. Rosemarie DeWitt Leaving HBO's 'Newsroom'

    5:30 pm PST 01/17/2013
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    The actress had been cast as a litigator in Aaron Sorkin's drama. READ MORE

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  4. Aaron Sorkin Reveals Steve Jobs Movie Details

    3:13 pm PST 11/15/2012
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    The Oscar-winning screenwriter says the highly anticipated bio-pic on Apple's cofounder will consist of only three scenes. READ MORE

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  5. 'The Newsroom' Won't Tackle Petraeus Affair in Season Two

    1:58 pm PST 11/15/2012
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    The semi-timely HBO drama bases its stories on real-world events, but creator Aaron Sorkin said there is no room for the departure of the CIA director in the next season. READ MORE

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  6. Meryl Streep's Daughter to Play Mitt Romney Reporter on 'The Newsroom'

    8:29 pm PST 11/13/2012
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    Grace Gummer will recur on season two of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama. READ MORE

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  7. Fashion Face Off: 'Newsroom' Star Olivia Munn Vs. 'Skyfall' Bond Babe Berenice Marlohe (Poll)

    2:59 pm PST 11/08/2012
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    The hit series star and the newest Bond babe wore eerily similar sparkly bombshell gowns at last night's Britannia awards. READ MORE

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  8. 'West Wing' President Gives Obama Post-Debate Advice

    9:27 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    Aaron Sorkin penned a script with Martin Sheen's character telling the real-life commander in chief how to get back in the game. READ MORE

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  9. MSNBC President Phil Griffin on Whom He'd Poach From Fox News and Why Obama Avoids the Network (Q&A)

    12:00 pm PDT 10/03/2012
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    "We are not going to do an easy interview, and President Obama knows it," he says. READ MORE

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  10. Top Decorators to Unveil Their Visions at THR's First Design Showhouse

    9:30 am PDT 10/03/2012
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    UPDATED Ten of the U.S.'s design elite will reveal their creations at luxury residential tower The Century in a project partnership with The Hollywood Reporter. (Additional designers added to the showhouse.) READ MORE

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  11. Showrunners 2012: 'The Newsroom's' Aaron Sorkin

    8:00 am PDT 10/03/2012
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    "Other than it being the 11th consecutive year of keeping my child alive, 'The Newsroom,'" the showrunner behind the HBO drama says of his proudest accomplishment this year. READ MORE

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  12. Hillary Clinton: Aaron Sorkin's 'West Wing' Studied by Burma's New Government (Video)

    5:52 pm PDT 09/19/2012
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    The NBC drama was passed around by officials hoping to learn about the workings of democracy; "I think we can do better than that," Clinton says. READ MORE

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  13. Emmys 2012: Why DVRs Make Aaron Sorkin Feel Like He's the Only One Watching 'The Newsroom'

    9:10 am PDT 09/12/2012
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    Delayed viewership gives his HBO series an 80 percent bump in the ratings, the showrunner tells THR: "I don't get to experience the audience watching the show." READ MORE

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  14. Behind the Scenes of THR's Emmys Icons Cover Shoot

    9:00 am PDT 09/12/2012
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    A behind the scenes look at our Emmys Icons photo shoot with twenty-four icons from television including Emmy winners Candice Bergen, Mariska Hargitay, David E. Kelly, Aaron Sorkin, Glenn Close, Ted Danson and more. READ MORE

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  15. Joe Paterno's Son Called Aaron Sorkin After Watching 'The Newsroom'

    8:00 am PDT 09/06/2012
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    The show's aspirational handling of Gabrielle Giffords' shooting prompted thanks from the family of the coach, whose death was prematurely reported by CBS. READ MORE

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  16. Emmys 2012: Sarah Paulson on Political Theater, 'American Horror Story' Season 2 (Video)

    11:34 am PDT 08/24/2012
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    The supporting actress nominee tells THR about her "Game Change" work, the importance of "AHS'" new time period and why a reunion with "Studio 60" boss Aaron Sorkin might be in the cards: "I emailed him, congratulating him about ['Newsroom'], and he said, 'Come be on it.'" READ MORE

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  17. 'The Newsroom's' Osama bin Laden Episode Draws Fire From Critics, Viewers

    7:44 pm PDT 08/06/2012
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    While some praised Sunday's episode, many more criticized the absurdity of a love-quadrangle subplot, the year-old story line and the "preposterous" nature of Jeff Daniels' character being allowed to go on the air while high. READ MORE

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  18. Obama Arrives at Harvey Weinstein's Connecticut Compound for Lavish Fundraiser

    6:12 pm PDT 08/06/2012
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    The president praised co-hosts Aaron Sorkin and Anne Hathaway: "I got a chance to see 'Batman,' and she was the best thing in it." READ MORE

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  19. Mandy Stadtmiller: I Dated Aaron Sorkin, Became 'Newsroom' Character Inspiration

    12:38 pm PDT 08/06/2012
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    A few nights out with the Oscar winner led to a major plot line and some hurt feelings. READ MORE

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  20. Harvey Weinstein Holding Obama Fundraiser, Co-Hosted by Anne Hathaway, Aaron Sorkin

    8:03 am PDT 08/06/2012
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    A month after comparing the president to "The King's Speech" and Mitt Romney to "Our Idiot Brother," Weinstein will host 50 people at his beachfront home. READ MORE

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  21. TCA 2012: Aaron Sorkin '100 Percent' Disagrees With Critical Jabs at 'Newsroom'

    5:57 pm PDT 08/01/2012
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    "I get that there are people who don’t like the show and are writing honestly about [it]," Sorkin says. "I don’t want to have an adversarial relationship with the press." READ MORE

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