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  1. '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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. '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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Aaron Sorkin "Newsroom" Live Blog from TCA

    3:00 pm PDT 08/01/2012
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    Let's get ready to rumble. Or hug. READ MORE

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  19. Advice to Aaron Sorkin On the 10 Things He'll Be Asked Today at TCA

    8:57 am PDT 08/01/2012
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    No, you can't handle the truth! READ MORE

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  20. TCA 2012: Matthew Perry Aims for Comeback with NBC's 'Go On'

    6:06 pm PDT 07/24/2012
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    “In my effort to have a TV show comeback, the characters have gotten progressively nicer," said Perry. READ MORE

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  21. HBO's 'The Newsroom' Overhauls Writing Staff for Season 2

    4:21 pm PDT 07/19/2012
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    Creator Aaron Sorkin has replaced many of the writers on the cable news drama for Season 2. READ MORE

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