| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Social media play a starring role in “News Night With Will McAvoy,” Episode 15 of HBO’s “The Newsroom.”
ACN financial reporter Sloan Sabbith (Olivia Munn) is devastated when nude pictures of her appear on a “revenge...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Halfway through Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, we've been treated to glimpses of something resembling a season-long arc pegged to the botched investigation into a potential war crime stemming from American troops' use of sarin gas in the Afghanistan...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ACN staffers are drawn deeper into a story that could be their undoing in “The Genoa Tip,” Episode 12, of HBO’s “The Newsroom” dramedy.
Genoa was supposedly a black ops mission that freed American captives in Pakistan....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In “Election Night, Part 1,” the penultimate episode of Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, it is, indeed, election night 2012, the culmination of two largely wasted years of presidential campaigning, with Barack Obama soon to hand Mitt Romney his...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Alison Pill is finding herself in the dark these days -- for play rehearsals, anyway.
Pill, who plays eager TV news staffer Maggie Jordan on HBO’s “The Newsroom,” is to star in a new adaptation of Frederick Knott’s thriller...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“The Newsroom” Season 2 finale tied up so many loose ends, it looked like there wasn’t going to be a Season 3.
But fortunately for fans of the HBO political drama, the show will return next year, Emmy nominee Jeff Daniels (who plays...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Governors Ball got a jolt of manic energy when the "Breaking Bad" gang burst in fresh off their Emmy win for best drama series.
Aaron Paul seemed to be hugging everyone in the West Convention Center hall, which was draped in black velvet and day-...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As if conceding the first season harbored a serious structural flaw, "The Newsroom" returns with a flashback framing device to help explain its we-told-you-so leaps into the near past -- in the second season's case, to a stretch beginning in 2011...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Join "The Newsroom" star Olivia Munn and Times staff writer Patrick Kevin Day today at noon PDT for a discussion of the HBO series, which returns for its second season July 14.
The Aaron Sorkin-created series is unique in that it tackles real-life...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Since the publication in 1920 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, "This Side of Paradise," his life and career have been scrutinized, studied and dissected in countless critical essays, articles and biographies.
Hollywood too has been endlessly...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Much as producer-writer Aaron Sorkin used the White House as a platform to address various issues on "The West Wing," so he does with a fictional cable news network in this superbly acted HBO drama series.
Jeff Daniels has what could prove to be his...