Jeff Daniels pretty much reprises his Newsroom role to talk Trump

HBO’s The Newsroom hasn’t aired a new episode since 2014, but that doesn’t mean Jeff Daniels has entirely exorcised the spirit of Will McAvoy, the blustery but sometimes insightful anchor he played on the controversial Aaron Sorkin show. In a new video posted to Bloomberg Politics’ YouTube channel, Daniels becomes…

Aaron Sorkin sad that Newsroom writer’s objection to rape plot violated his privacy

Last night, Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom—a show that has frequently demonstrated how media should cover current events with the courage of hindsight—happened upon the opportunity to newsplain a story that was actually in the headlines. The penultimate episode of the series featured a subplot about a Princeton student…

The Newsroom returns to rewrite more history in final season trailer

Those who have found their lives lacking in uplifting speeches and women being incompetent are in luck: The Newsroom returns! “We need to get the trust of the audience back,” Jeff Daniels’ Will McAvoy explains in the new trailer for the show’s third and final season. And considering creator Aaron Sorkin has previously…

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