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Aaron Sorkin

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  • Why Aaron Sorkin Is Right About the Huffington Post

    During a panel discussion earlier this week previewing the new TV season, I worried, in regard to journalism, that "the metabolism of the Web is making us stupid." Aaron Sorkin is equally concerned -- and just as accurate -- when he suggests the same...
  • HBO to Remake 'Westworld' With Jonathan Nolan, J.J. Abrams

    HBO has given a pilot production commitment to Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV for a series adaptation of the 1973 Yul Brynner cult classic "Westworld," to be written and helmed by Jonathan Nolan. Nolan and TV scribe Lisa Joy, who are married, are set to...
  • TV This Week for July 14 - 20: 'The Newsroom' on HBO

     TV This Week for July 14 - 20: 'The Newsroom' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 14 - 20, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY "Secrets of Chatsworth" is not an...
  • For 'Short Term 12's' John Gallagher Jr., a longer-range plan

    For 'Short Term 12's' John Gallagher Jr., a longer-range plan
    NEW YORK — John Gallagher Jr. was at a media screening of his new movie "Short Term 12" a few weeks ago when a man came up to him with a critique of his series TV character, journalist Jim Harper of "The Newsroom." "You know, you're a terrible...
  • 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...
  • HBO Renews 'True Blood' For Seventh Season

    HBO will sink its fangs into "True Blood" for a seventh season, it was announced today. Paybler plans to bow the seventh run of the vampire drama next summer. "'True Blood' remains a signature show for HBO, and a true phenomenon with our viewers,"...
  • HBO's 'Newsroom' Up a Bit From Series Premiere As It Opens Season Two

    HBO drama "The Newsroom" drew 2.2 million viewers Sunday for the first airing of its second season -- up a bit from the show's 2.1 million for its series debut in June of last year. The only episode of the Aaron Sorkin-created drama to draw a larger...
  • 'Newsroom' ratings post gain for HBO in Season 2 premiere

    'Newsroom' ratings post gain for HBO in Season 2 premiere
    Maybe the legacy media aren't dead after all: Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" posted a small gain in its Season 2 premiere Sunday. An average of 2.2 million total viewers tuned in to the 10 p.m. broadcast, according to Nielsen. That's a relatively...
  • VIDEO: John Oliver, 'Daily Show' Rip George Zimmerman Decision

    During Jon Stewart's long tenure as host of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," there have been moments - relatively rare - when the show's comedy underpinnings could barely contain the anger Stewart and his staff had over the issues they were covering....
  • The Newsroom Season 2 premiere recap

     
    The Newsroom‘s news meeting has, like it does, devolved into a cacophony of references, marginalia and gossip, notably about why producer Jim has gone off to New Hampshire to cover the Romney campaign. Don, snarky, semi-cynical guy who produces...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'The Commons of Pensacola'

    Western civilization may not be pining for a play about the wretched (and lightly disguised) family of imprisoned con man Bernie Madoff, but need it or not, actress-turned-scribe Amanda Peet has written just such a play in "The Commons of Pensacola."...
  • Emmys 2013: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Daniels join lead actor drama nominees

    Emmys 2013: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Daniels join lead actor drama nominees
    Series newcomers Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards") and Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom") joined returnees Jon Hamm ("Mad Men"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Damian Lewis ("Homeland") and Hugh Bonneville ("Downton Abbey") as Emmy nominees in the lead actor...