As news of CNN and NBC's dueling Hillary Clinton projects broke and season two of "The Newsroom" hurtled through treatises on Occupy Wall Street and Joseph Kony, we got in touch with the show's creator, Aaron Sorkin, to chat about the way TV drama handles politics in the post-"West Wing" era.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced he had just finished filming a cameo on Michael J. Fox’s upcoming NBC sitcom, “The Michael J. Fox Show,” which premieres in September. This should come as no surprise, as Christie has long been a ham in cheerleading for his home state.
Last night, networks tackled the Weiner redemption tour with the breathlessness of news crews still giddy from the fumes of the royal baby beat.
How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.
Bob Odenkirk on his dream "Breaking Bad" spinoff
Bob Odenkirk on Breaking Bad's finale and his possible spinoff.
Actor Bob Odenkirk graces the cover of the latest issue of The New Republic—not for an article about "Breaking Bad," the AMC show in which he plays sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, but to accompany Noam Scheiber's story, "The Last Days of Big Law."
The TV poster has evolved from marketing tool into artistic enterprise.
After much hubbub over the potential for Netflix to further shake up the television landscape with Emmy nods for its original programming, the dust has settled and “House of Cards” reliably prevailed. The series picked up nine nominations in big-ticket categories such as outstanding drama series, lead actor in a drama series for Kevin Spacey, and lead actress for Robin Wright. Already the headlines have proclaimed the onset of a new cultural era.
A defense of Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom'
In defense of 'The Newsroom.'
The recent announcement that James Franco would be the subject of the next Comedy Central Roast has been met with general enthusiasm. “Why didn’t anyone think of this sooner?” wondered The Atlantic Wire. “You can add ‘good sport’ to Franco’s long list of titles!” said E!