‘The Newsroom’
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Hollywood Backlot: ‘The Newsroom’

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On the set of HBO’s “The Newsroom,” from Emmy-winning writer-producer Aaron Sorkin, at Sunset Gower Studios on May 9, 2014.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Aaron Sorkin, center, talks to the cast before shooting a scene. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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The cast, including Alison Pill, in hat, Jeff Daniels, center, and Thomas Sadoski, during a rehearsal.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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The set of the fictionalized newsroom of the Atlantis Cable News channel’s “News Night.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer have their hair and makeup touched up. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston and Jeff Daniels prepare to shoot a scene. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Jeff Daniels prepares to shoot a scene.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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A camera operator focuses on actor Jeff Daniels, playing Will McAvoy, anchor and managing editor of “News Night.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Sam Waterston and Olivia Munn talk before rehearsals.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Prop awards and photos hang on the office wall of Jeff Daniels’ character, Will McAvoy.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Sam Waterston has his mike put in place before shooting a scene.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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An extra playing an FBI officer walks through the Atlantis Cable News newsroom with a box of “evidence.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Extras playing FBI agents pass the time. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Director Alan Poul talks with Emily Mortimer before shooting a scene as Olivia Munn looks at her phone, on screen.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Actor John Gallagher Jr. relaxes between scenes. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Actor Thomas Sadoski, who plays producer Don Keefer, stands in the “control room.”  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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The prop clocks in the newsroom set get dusted. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Actress Olivia Munn has her makeup touched up before filming a scene.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Sam Waterston, center, talks with Jeff Daniels, second from left, and an extra, with Emily Mortimer nearby.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Actors Thomas Sadoski, left, and Alison Pill talk before shooting a scene. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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A desk with a dismantled computer.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer share a high-five between shooting scenes. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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Sam Waterston relaxes as actress Olivia Munn is seen on a monitor.  (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
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