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Jeff Daniels Says Iconic ‘Newsroom’ Speech Saved His Career

The success of The Newsroom was placed squarely on the shoulders of Jeff Daniels, who had two weeks to learn a last-minute Aaron Sorkin monologue placed at the beginning of the HBO pilot. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the award-winning actor revealed that the “America is not the greatest country in the world” diatribe […]

Thomas Sadoski’s ‘The Mimic’ Comedy Lands at Gravitas Ventures (Exclusive)

Gravitas Ventures has nabbed the worldwide rights to Thomas F. Mazziotti’s The Mimic, a comedy that stars Thomas Sadoski, Jake Robinson, Austin Pendleton and Gina Gershon.

Aaron Sorkin Explains Why ‘The Newsroom’ Felt Like a “Pebble in the Shoe”

Aaron Sorkin was never able to get 'The Newsroom' to where he wanted it to go, which happened for a number of reasons.

Emmys: Who Leads (and Who Lags) in the Drama Actor Race

The usually impenetrable drama category is knocked open by two departures — Emmy favorites Jon Hamm ('Mad Men') and Jeff Daniels ('The Newsroom').

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jeff Daniels (‘Blackbird’)

The 61-year-old vet of stage and screen opens up about how 'Dumb & Dumber' saved his career, what it's like to get "Sorkin-ized" and why he's returned to a stage role, nine years after first playing it, that "guts" him eight times a week.

Aaron Sorkin on ‘Newsroom’ Rape Storyline Flap: Debate Is Encouraged, Writer Broke Trust

Alena Smith tweets she tried to argue the arc in the penultimate episode of the HBO drama

‘Newsroom’ Star Talks Shocking Fate

The penultimate episode of HBO's Aaron Sorkin drama delivered a stunning surprise on Sunday

How New Line Lost ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ — and Got the Franchise Back

After passing on the sequel (and its huge opening weekend), the studio retains rights to make a third film

HBO Canada Adds Catch-Up Seasons of ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘True Blood’ to Battle Netflix

The Canadian licensee adds HBO's greatest hits to head off Netflix Canada

Aaron Sorkin Might Not Be Done With TV After All

"If I have an idea for a TV series, I'd love to come back," he said in an interview on NBC's 'Today'

Jeff Daniels’ Two Faces: “How Many Guys Can Go From ‘Newsroom’ to ‘Dumb and Dumber’?”

The actor reflects on his varied career, explains why he moved to Michigan (and why he later regretted it), why he'll never again take part in awards campaigning and what his place is in the Hollywood casting system: "You bring me in to be good next to somebody so they can put a lot of their focus on him or her"

‘The Newsroom’ Final Season Trailer: It’s Now April 2013

Rewind the news cycle and there will be the ACN team reporting recent history