The Newsroom

(2012)

From the mind of Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and screenwriter of The Social Network and Moneyball, comes The Newsroom, a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor (played by Jeff Daniels), his new executive producer (Emily Mortimer), the newsroom staff (John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel) and their boss (Sam Waterston), the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.

HBO Trailers: ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘The Newsroom’, ‘The Comeback’

HBO Trailers: ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘The Newsroom’, ‘The Comeback’

HBO is set to premiere a number of new series throughout the rest of the year as we head into the new fall season. To celebrate their impending slate, the pay cable network has released three new teaser trailers, starting with Boardwalk Empire, which returns for Season 5 on September 7. This will mark the acclaimed drama's final run of episodes. Then, returning in November are The Newsroom, back for Season 3, and The Comeback, which is making a comeback of its own with a second season nearly a full decade after it originally debuted. Check out this first look at these anticipated series as the return.

Boardwalk Empire returns for the fifth and final season Sunday, September 7th with The Newsroom and The Comeback returning to HBO in November.

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‘The Newsroom: The Complete First Season’ Blu-ray and DVD Arrive June 11th

‘The Newsroom: The Complete First Season’ Blu-ray and DVD Arrive June 11th

Created by Aaron Sorkin (Academy Award winner for writing The Social Network, executive producer and writer of the multiple Emmy winner The West Wing), the new HBO drama The Newsroom follows the ACN news team on their quixotic mission to reclaim the legacy of Murrow and Cronkite in the face of a fickle audience, corporate mandates and tangled personal relationships. The first season of the "noble and earnest" (Entertainment Weekly) series, which was nominated for two Golden Globe awards - Best Television Series Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series (Jeff Daniels) - debuts on Blu-ray with HBO Select* ($79.98), DVD ($59.99) and Digital Download on June 11, 2013. Both sets include the full 10-episode season, along with extensive bonus materials including exclusive interviews and never-before-seen content.

A favorite with viewers, news anchor Will McAvoy has found a safe niche with bankable ratings on his 8:00 p.m. flagship cable show, "News Night." Numbed by success, McAvoy has become stoic, complacent and cynical, content not to rock the boat as he delivers the nightly news straight down the middle of the road. In a literal blink of an eye, McAvoy is catapulted from apathy to engagement when a spontaneous outburst leads him to tackle the principles of American patriotism in a public forum prompting his staff to jump ship. Setting the stage for Will's return, his boss Charlie covertly orchestrates the hiring of his ex-girlfriend, MacKenzie McHale, as his new executive producer. With their shared past, she knows exactly how good he can be. Even more unsettling for him, she challenges Will to abandon the successful, middle-of-the-road approach that has made him so popular with both sides of the aisle, and realize his full potential by delivering the news with integrity.

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Watch the First Episode of HBO's ‘The Newsroom’!

HBO debuted its latest drama The Newsroom to much fanfare this past Sunday night. Now you can watch the first episode of this Aaron Sorkin created series online. The Newsroom follows a cable news anchor (Jeff Daniels) and his staff as they set out to provide the best converge possible in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles.

CLICK HERE to check out http://movieweb.com/tv/the-newsroom/season-1/Episode 1.01: We Just Decided To on TVweb, which finds News Night anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) returning to his position in front of the camera after a very public meltdown.

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Second Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's ‘The Newsroom’

HBO has released another trailer for Aaron Sorkin's drama The Newsroom. The writer-producer created this, he also wrote the screenplays for The Social Network and Moneyball. Watch the Trailer below!

The series takes us behind the scenes of a high-impact partisan news-talk television program. Starring several accomplished actors, the show is seen as a successor to Aaron Sorkin's beloved series The West Wing.

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Aaron Sorkin's ‘The Newsroom’ Trailer

HBO has unveiled a new trailer for its upcoming new series, The Newsroom, written by Aaron Sorkin. Get your first glimpse below.

The new HBO series from Aaron Sorkin that takes us behind-the-scenes of a high-impact partisan news-talk television program. Starring several accomplished actors, the show is seen as a successor to Aaron Sorkin's other beloved series The West Wing.

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HBO Picks Up Aaron Sorkin News Drama

HBO has handed out a series order for the Untitled Aaron Sorkin Project, which was previously known as More as the Story Develops. It isn't clear how many episodes the network ordered.

Aaron Sorkin created the series and Greg Mottola directed the pilot episode. This is not Aaron Sorkin's first series to revolve around a TV show. His ABC series Sports Night took a look inside a nightly cable sports program, while the NBC comedy Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip revolved around a weekly sketch comedy show.

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‘More as This Story Develops’ Wants Emily Mortimer

Emily Mortimer is in talks to portray the female lead of the new HBO pilot More as the Story Develops for creator Aaron Sorkin.

The actress will play MacKenzie, the executive producer of a cable news show which features anchor Will McAllister (Jeff Daniels). It is said that MacKenzie lives for her job, with all other aspects of her life taking a back seat to her work.

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‘More as This Story Develops’ Adds Marisa Tomei, Olivia Munn, and Allison Pill

Jeff Daniels will star as the anchor of a cable news show in this new HBO pilot from writer Aaron Sorkin.
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    2012
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