Sorkin to Newsroom Staff: “Buh-bye, Baby”

Deer in the headlights! Whoa!

Sorkin Cleaning the “Newsroom”
by Soo Youn

Aaron Sorkin has been doing press all week defending his critically-panned HBO show, “The Newsroom,” but behind the scenes he’s cleaning house.

Most of the writers on the cable drama about a Keith Olbermann-type television news demagogue have been fired, sources with knowledge of the show told The Daily. “They’re not coming back, except for Sorkin’s ex-girlfriend [Corinne Kinsbury],” one source said.

The show was renewed early for a second season and it’s unclear how many writers will replace the departing staff. read article