Posts tagged "The Newsroom"

"Newsroom" Briefing: Take 2

I pretty much wrote The Newsroom off after the second episode, but the latest episode, 112th Congress, showed promise and kept me awake for the entire sixty minutes (no mean feat). The Good The show skipped ahead several months to the November 2010 elections, which means we don’t have to spend an entire season getting... Read more »

What Did You Think of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" on HBO?

What Did You Think of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" on HBO?
Advance word was not good, so I went in to last night with lowered expectations. I expected the second coming of Studio 60, dolphin-impersonation era. I got…pretty much that, with less squeaking. Briefly, with bullet points, here are my thoughts. I was kind of on board with the first third. As cheesy and Sorkin-esque as... Read more »