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Aaron Sorkin

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  • 'The Newsroom' will get third and final season on HBO

    'The Newsroom' will get third and final season on HBO
    Aaron Sorkin's cable news drama "The Newsroom" will be back for a third and final season. HBO announced production on the final season would begin this spring with plans for a fall debut. Jeff Daniels stars in the series as outspoken cable news anchor...
  • Will 'SNL' be the latest to fall into the 'token syndrome'?

    Will 'SNL' be the latest to fall into the 'token syndrome'?
    "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels and NBC are trumpeting their commitment to diversity as they search for a black female cast member, responding to an uproar over the historic lack of African American females on the veteran sketch comedy show....
  • Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical

    Hugh Jackman will no longer star in Harry Houdini musical
    First writer Aaron Sorkin left the project. Now its star, Hugh Jackman, has also departed. The long-planned stage musical based on the life of Harry Houdini has lost its leading man, with Jackman withdrawing from the role. The Australian actor has cited...
  • With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW

    With 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Originals,' Julie Plec is queen of CW
    It's the sound most have learned to ignore when she's around. Where there is Julie Plec, the co-creator of "The Vampire Diaries," there's a near constant hum — a sort of real-life soundtrack that rivals the intense, forlorn music on the popular CW...
  • TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott

    TV Picks: Young cooks, Mel Brooks, screwballs, mascots, Adam Scott
    "MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
  • 'Sleepy Hollow' boss talks bringing the fun and the crazy to TV

    'Sleepy Hollow' boss talks bringing the fun and the crazy to TV
    It’s the show that has viewers holding onto their heads. “Sleepy Hollow,” a quirky and modernized update on the Washington Irving horror classic, has been a bright star for Fox since its mid-September bow. Starring Tom Mison as...
  • 'Breaking Bad' tops Emmys amid many upsets

    'Breaking Bad' tops Emmys amid many upsets
    In an Emmy night marked by both jaw-dropping upsets and predictably safe choices, "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan summed up the wild mood swings at TV's top awards ceremony this year. "I thought this was gonna be [for] 'House of Cards,'"...
  • Emmy Awards 2013: Jeff Daniels pays tribute to Lanford Wilson

    Emmy Awards 2013: Jeff Daniels pays tribute to Lanford Wilson
    Acceptance speeches at Hollywood awards shows aren't usually noted for their high-brow references or even basic coherence. But when Jeff Daniels won an Emmy Award on Sunday for his lead role in the HBO series "The Newsroom," he paid tribute to the late...
  • Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'

    Tribune's new chapter. A case for Katie Couric joining 'The View.'
    After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready. The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
  • Jeff Daniels on 'Newsroom' season 2: 'We know what we're doing now'

    Jeff Daniels on 'Newsroom' season 2: 'We know what we're doing now'
    Aaron Sorkin is taking in the last bit of quiet. The second season of "The Newsroom" premieres Sunday and, if last season is any indication, it's sure to generate a bit of chatter. The workplace drama, about a prickly newscaster (Jeff Daniels) and his...
  • 'Orange is the New Black,' 'The Newsroom,' 'Hollywood Game Night'

    'Orange is the New Black,' 'The Newsroom,' 'Hollywood Game Night'
    "Orange is the New Black." Jenji Kohan's serialized adaptation of Piper Kerman's memoir about doing time in a women's prison, proves that Netflix isn't just delivering original content in a unique way (i.e. a season at a time). It's also delivering unique...