‘The Newsroom’: Sorkin borrows a bit from… Sorkin

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Aaron Sorkin sent a big ol’ mash note to himself with Sunday’s premiere of “The Newsroom.” Vulture pinpoints 14 moments from the pilot of HBO’s new series that sound eerily similar to previous Sorkin projects such as “The West Wing,” “Sports Night” […]

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Is Jeff Daniels Playing Keith Olbermann on ‘Newsroom? Aaron Sorkin Answers

On new HBO series “The Newsroom,” Jeff Daniels plays Will McAvoy, a moody, seasoned newsman who becomes a political animal with a loose tongue that creates controversy. Those comparisions quickly made viewers and critics alike wonder if the character was actually based on former MSNBC and Current TV host Keith Olbermann. Now, series creator Aaron […]

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