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  • “The Newsroom” Episode 6 recap: “Bullies”

     
    By Matthew Grimm OK, I was wrong last week. Not wrong about the creeping patriarchal self-image Aaron Sorkin is constructing in HBO’s The Newsroom, so patriarchal that last week’s homage to the movie Rudy suggests a Sorkin remake would...
  • 'Sorkinisms II' arrives online in time for return of 'The Newsroom'

    'Sorkinisms II' arrives online in time for return of 'The Newsroom'
    Last year, fans of Aaron Sorkin were in equal parts amused and disappointed by "Sorkinisms," the YouTube video cut together by editor Kevin Porter, which revealed just how much the prolific TV and film scribe recycles bits of his own dialogue. Now, with...
  • 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...
  • Hugh Jackman Stirs Speculation for Broadway 'Houdini'

    Hugh Jackman has been touting his upcoming Broadway tuner "Houdini" from "The Wolverine" red carpets, and even if definite plans are far from finalized, the possible 2014 bow mentioned by the thesp could shake up the Rialto landscape with a new...
  • The Newsroom Recap Episode 12: The Genoa Tip

     
    On this week's The Newsroom recap: Don (Thomas Sadoski), producer of Atlantis Cable News's 10 o'clock hour, is getting a bit manic. Last episode he dumped Maggie (Alison Pill), insane producer of News Night, because, in spite of their cohabitation, he...
  • “The Newsroom” recap: The Blackout, Part One: Tragedy Porn

     
    By Matthew Grimm In case you haven’t been following Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, here’s some backstory: America put itself in the hands of corporate charlatans who lied a lot about everything to justify sociopathic behavior, and enough...
  • “The Newsroom” episode 9 recap: Tea (Party) for 2(.0)

     
    By Matthew Grimm MacKenzie McHale, executive producer of News Night dealing with a blackout that has shut down power to the Atlantis Cable News studios, drops this week’s Capra Moment™ early to muster the troops for a remote broadcast. They...
  • Casey Anthony: ‘The Newsroom’ turns to the trial

     
    We knew Aaron Sorkin would get around to the Casey Anthony saga on “The Newsroom.” A preview Sunday night of the HBO drama showed the characters discussing whether and how much time to devote to the Anthony trial. A friend speculates: “...
  • HBO’s “The Newsroom” Episode 7 recap: “5/1″

     
    Ep. 7: Preview   By Matthew Grimm Some disclosure before I recap Episode 7 of Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom: I had lived in Brooklyn, NY, for 12 years as of Sept. 11, 2001, lived under the plume, share with most New Yorkers a disinclination to gab overly...
  • Casey Anthony: ‘The Newsroom’ tackles ‘psychotic cocktail waitress’

     
    The staff of “The Newsroom,” HBO's drama about a cable news program, didn't want to touch the Casey Anthony story in Sunday's episode. Anthony was described as “this psychotic cocktail waitress.” But top news executive Charlie (Sam...
  • Sigourney Weaver, Roseanne battle for Sunday viewers

     
    The 10 p.m. Sunday slot offers a lot of intriguing choices. The Closing Ceremony of the Summer Olympics will be airing on NBC. Then there are all the dramas: AMC's “Breaking Bad,” possibly the best show going these days. Lifetime's beloved &#...
  • “The Newsroom” episode 10 recap: The Greater Fool

     
    By Matthew Grimm What have we learned from Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom? What we were supposed to learn was that some things matter and some things don’t. We know from the Real Life The Newsroom mirrors that America has been ushered...