When Tina Fey’s “30 Rock” debuted on NBC, Oct. 11, 2006, expectations were none too high for the TV satire based on the writer’s own experiences at “Saturday Night Live.” Over seven seasons, all of which will be available on Streampix, there were many highlights. Here are 10 of our favorites.
“Friday Night Lights” almost didn’t survive its first season. After it debuted on NBC in fall 2006 on Tuesdays, then was relegated midway through to—yep, the graveyard of Friday night at 8 p.m.—the drama about a Texas high school football team was low-rated but critically beloved.
When “The Newsroom” returns to HBO this July for its second season, Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) is sequestered in a meeting in present day with the ACN network attorney (Marcia Gay Harden) as they prepare for a deposition.
Even the star of HBO’s drama “The Newsroom” admits that season one had its growing pains. Creator Aaron Sorkin’s show-about-a-news-show was, along with the now-defunct “Smash,” last year’s TV series most likely to be hated, or loved — or one that viewers actually loved to hate.
The hot new teaser released by HBO features Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and the ACN cable news crew out of “The Newsroom” and plunked down in the middle of a desert. The video features no dialogue, just the cast in various imagery as the song “Can’t Pretend” by Tom Odell plays.
HBO announced Friday that its acclaimed Aaron Sorkin drama “The Newsroom” will return this summer. The second season will debut on Sunday, July 14 at 10/9c on HBO, and will focus on “the staff of ‘News Night’ chasing a mysterious tip, which leads to a story that ultimately spins out of control,” according to HBO. […]
CNN’s Piers Morgan himself became the subject of an animated conversation about celebrity TV journalists at a panel discussion in Hollywood featuring cast members and the producer of “The Newsroom.”
Rosemarie DeWitt is leaving HBO’s “The Newsroom.” The actress was originally cast to play a recurring character in Season 2 of the acclaimed Aaron Sorkin series, but DeWitt is exiting after filming multiple episodes, forcing all of her scenes to be re-shot. Re-casting is underway for her character Rebecca Halliday, a litigator who defends the […]
Olivia Munn is the new girl on “New Girl.” She just booked a guest starring role as a love interest for Nick (Jake Johnson) on the Fox sitcom, according to Deadline. In the story arc, Munn will play the “sexy, earthy and charming” Angie — someone who also can hold her own within the group. […]
“The Newsroom” is an HBO series about a cable news show that is trying to do the news right. But, funnily enough, it has been the target of an untrue story on the Internet, or so says its creator Aaron Sorkin, who denies what he calls an unsourced story that appeared on the Internet, claiming […]