HBO Renews ‘True Blood’ and ‘The Newsroom’

Breaking news into the “The Newsroom“: Aaron Sorkin‘s cable news drama has been renewed for a second season just one week after it premiered. “The Newsroom,” which stars Jeff Daniels as testy news anchor Will McAvoy, debuted June 24 with 2.1 million total viewers, giving it better premiere numbers than “True Blood” in 2008 and […]

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‘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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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday June 18: ‘Miss Advised‘ (10pm on Bravo) **Series Premiere** Record Now Bravo Media premieres ‘Miss Advised,’ a docu-series about three single relationship experts who make a living dispensing dating advice, but struggle to make their own love connections. Partnering with RelativityREAL and Ashley Tisdale’s Blondie Girl Productions, the series follows Julia Allison in Los […]

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