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


Time now for the pithy sayings of Dan D., TVWriter™’s very own millionaire playboy software superhero, now living in L.A. because – you guessed it – he’s a hell of a writer as well.

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This is Aaron Sorkin’s third attempt at a TV show about a TV show. read article