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The Newsroom is a 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. Though controversial, The Newsroom's fans are avid as well as affable. Below you'll find all of the latest news items, featured articles and character profiles for The Newsroom. Which issues will Will McAvoy take on next season? Find out soon only on HBO. If you can't find what you're looking for try the search up above.

Olivia Munn on THE NEWSROOM’s Final Season

Olivia Munn on THE NEWSROOM’s Final Season

Zap2it got a strong quote from Olivia Munn, who plays Sloane Sabbith on Aaron Sorkin’s THE NEWSROOM. Since there has been little buzz about the show as it approaches its third and final season HBOWatch thought we’d better get that quote to you.   Olivia Munn told the site – “I love [Season 3 being the last] because, one, I think it’s so much better to do a project where everyone’s excited about doing it and the work is really great and you’re excited about it. Sorkin writes every single episode. I’m sure there are other things that he has to do in his life, that he wants to do, and that takes a lot of...

THE NEWSROOM Casting For Final Season

THE NEWSROOM Casting For Final Season

There is very little to report right now on the third and final season of THE NEWSROOM. All we have to share is a new character to the series and who personifies that role. Keith Powell, who you might recognize from 30 Rock, is making his presence known in the ACN bullpen. He will play Wyatt Geary, the new Human Resources Vice President at news station.  Nothing else to report but it is good to know that the third and final season of the newsroom is in production and on the way! That is all we got. HBOWatch just thought it was time to bring THE NEWSROOM to the forefront as we anticipate its return later this year. Oh, and we also found this...

Aaron Sorkin Apologizes to Journalists for The Newsroom

Aaron Sorkin Apologizes to Journalists for The Newsroom

While the final season 3 of HBO’s Newsroom is planned for later this year we haven’t heard a whole lot from the cast or Aaron Sorkin lately.  At the Tribeca Film Festival on Monday he spoke out about his controversial series saying and wanted to clear the air about at least one aspect of the show: “I’m going to let you all stand in for everyone in the world, if you don’t mind. I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with The Newsroom and I apologize and I’d like to start over,” Sorkin told the audience after interviewer (and former President Obama speech writer) Jon Favreau asked about what he’s learned about...

The Newsroom Season 3 is Confirmed & Will be the Show’s Finale

The Newsroom Season 3 is Confirmed & Will be the Show’s Finale

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 – The Emmy-winning HBO drama series THE NEWSROOM will begin production on its third and final season this spring, with debut slated for fall, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.             “THE NEWSROOM is classic Aaron Sorkin – smart, riveting and thought-provoking,” said Lombardo. “I’m sure this farewell season will be one to remember.” Created by showrunner Aaron Sorkin (Oscar winner for writing “The Social Network,” executive producer and creator of the multiple Emmy winner “The West Wing”), THE NEWSROOMfollows the members of a...

The Newsroom Season 3 Could Begin Filming in March

The Newsroom Season 3 Could Begin Filming in March

This month we were a bit worried about The Newsroom season 3 when the HBO year-ender trailer failed to tout the existence of a 2014 season return to ACN.  But every time we hear from award-winning lead actor, Jeff Daniels he insists that the show is on!  We’ve reached out to HBO for comment on a third season of The Newsroom and we’ve been told that the network itself is excited for a new season but that scheduling is still being worked out.  But earlier this month Jeff Daniels again commented on the future of The Newsroom getting quoted in an interview thusly:   As for “The Newsroom,” Daniels’ HBO series set at a...

Charlie Skinner Drops Benghazi Bombshell on Stephen Colbert

Charlie Skinner Drops Benghazi Bombshell on Stephen Colbert

If you caught the last season of The Newsroom you’ll know that the Atlantis Cable News team reported on a fake story that had to be redacted. Well sometimes truth and fiction collide as something quite similar happened recently over the Benghazi incident. But Colbert wanted to get to the bottom of it so he brought in one of Television News’s finest. Here’s what happened on the Colbert Report last night: Amen, Charlie Skinner! You tell ‘em! As always we anxiously await more snark from Mr. Sam Waterston next season. The Newsroom Season 3 is supposedly confirmed and we’re assuming it’ll be out in Summer...

The Newsroom was Piers Morgan’s ‘Trigger Point’

The Newsroom was Piers Morgan’s ‘Trigger Point’

It’s often said that art imitates real life. But in the case of CNN’s Piers Morgan and The Newsroom’s Will McAvoy it seems that reality is taking notes from Aaron Sorkin’s HBO project. In an interview with The Guardian Mr. Morgan said: “Watching the first episode of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom was the trigger point. Jeff Daniels’ character is bored in his job, ticking time, hasn’t got a clear voice, then he suddenly explodes about the state of America, and it transforms his show. “I said to my producer it was really interesting because you can see the awakening of a passion and a voice. It made me think:...

THE NEWSROOM Season 2 Ratings Down

THE NEWSROOM Season 2 Ratings Down

This post is not meant to negate the good news of Jeff Daniels’ Emmy win for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series nor is it meant to add great value to the ratings numbers contained herein. The intent is to mainly show the up and down struggle THE NEWSROOM has had since its debut. Since HBO is not bound by the ratings numbers, as shows on the broadcast networks are, we here at HBOWatch don’t hold much credence to them either, but they can serve as a good barometer of an audience’s acceptance of the show. The numbers state that the Season Two Finale had  -      1.7 million watching the show at 10:00pm; after the repeat airing it was...

Newsroom Season 2 Finale: Election Night Pt II

Newsroom Season 2 Finale: Election Night Pt II

For all the momentum they had going through that finale, they had to ruin it all by having them smoke cigars in the control room?! I’m not even completely sure they can’t do that but when you stop to think about what they’re doing you get thrown completely out of the immersion, which is a total mood killer. Thankfully they picked a good song to play over it all. So, to summarize. Will got over himself. Charlie got over himself. Reese found himself on the right side of an argument. Maggie is going to confront her demons, but first she has to confront her friends. Jim wants to do right so his tangents in what could be...

Jeff Daniels Tweets about THE NEWSROOM Season Three

Jeff Daniels Tweets about THE NEWSROOM Season Three

Even though HBO has not officially confirmed a Season Three for the ACN crew come next summer star Jeff Daniels let a little something leak out on Twitter today. Here’s the tweet: It's official. #Newsroom coming back for a Season 3. — Jeff Daniels (@Jeff_Daniels) September 4, 2013   The only other indication that another season was forthcoming was from Michael Lombardo, HBO’s programming head, who has also made statements to the likelihood. We previously noted his  comments to the Television Critics Association in July.  Now that the Daniels comment has surfaced look for HBO’s official statement once the scheduling...

The Newsroom Season 2 Breaks for Labor Day

The Newsroom Season 2 Breaks for Labor Day

We hope you’re all planning fun and exciting Labor Day weekends in America!  We wanted to make sure you weren’t anxiously planning for a new episode of The Newsroom this weekend, though as the show is breaking in observance of the national holiday.  The finale, part 1 will resume on September 8th at 10PM alongside the Boardwalk Empire season 4 premiere. We do have a few clips from the finale for you to keep you on the edge of your seats: The Trailer: Clip #1 “Jim Makes a Bad Call”: Clip #2 “Taylor Joins News Night”:   And if that isn’t enough for you here are the official episode...

The Newsroom: “Red Team III”

The Newsroom: “Red Team III”

The house of cards comes crashing down despite an obsessed builder cheating the architecture with tape and nails keeping the design sturdy yet ultimately sacrificing its all important integrity. In so doing, this impatient man not only degrades what he so impassionedly designed, he’s also removed what crucial components of the house around him keep the structure solid putting everyone at risk. What’s worse is he did a sloppy job hiding it. So when everything finally began to chip away the process wasn’t a slow cascade of dominoes, it was an implosion. Stupid Jerry. I loved this episode, if for a couple things. But that’s for...

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