the newsroom

The presidential primary season may be over and done with, but people are getting in their political fix anyway they can--even if that means byway of fictional political television shows.
While social media revolutionized the way we communicate, we must not underestimate the power and credibility that traditional media relations provides.
His acting career is percolating nicely -- featured role on a hit sitcom, parts in Oscar-winning films such as Argo and respected series such as The Newsroom -- but Chris Messina couldn't pass up the opportunity to direct a film of his own.
It's always a toss up of priorities. I know as I'm gorging on good material that there are moments I should savor. But the total package is so seductive that I can't be bothered to be polite, reasonable, health conscious or disciplined.
The series had its fair share of controversial episodes this season, including last week's campus rape storyline, which provided
Freida Pinto and her Slumdog co-star Dev Patel are calling it quits after 6 years together.
While my love of Aaron Sorkin's writing remains intact regardless of how often language, scenarios and character archetypes repeat throughout his repertoire, I'm really at a loss right now. Given this last episode's ham-fisted time-out worthy tantrum, I think it's time to call bullshit.
I propose that it is time for us to accept as a premise in whatever environmental discussions we have -- or indeed, in any deliberations on anything taking place in the future -- the fact that the world is coming to an end.
So when I tried to argue, in the writers' room, that we maybe skip the storyline where a rape victim gets interrogated by
HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri kicked off Monday's edition of "Spoiler Alert" with a message to anyone who says the sexual
As contemporary television goes, the more illicit the sex, the steamier. Cue up the many articles praising TV executives
Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.
Both the show and I have our moments, but what gets me about The Newsroom is that it's "The News" the way a guy my age remembers it, wishes it still were and thinks it still should be -- honest, accurate, compelling and dripping with integrity.
"We don't do good TV. We do the news," might as well be the slogan for "The Newsroom" Season 3. A new trailer, which originally
After several seasons sating her addictive drive with a hateful brand of religious fervor, she has succumbed to the lure of vampire blood, which she believes is linking her to Tara's tortured spirit.