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The Newsroom (HBO)

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  1. raigraphixs

    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    First trailer for Aaron Sorkin's (Sports Night, The West Wing, Studio 60, The Social Network) new HBO drama series, The Newsroom.

    Loved 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip', so look forward to this

    Jeff Daniels, Sam Waterston, Emily Mortimer, Jane Fonda, Alison Pill, John Gallagher, Jr., Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, Thomas Sadoski


    Viewer Discretion is Advised
    The video page contains mature subject matter and is suitable for adults only.

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  2. Craigy

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    Looks excellent, I expect it to be cancelled!
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    Sorkin + HBO = Sold :D

    Should be good
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    Hope it comes over here, love anything Sorkin's involved in.
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    King Tones Well-Known Member

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    I would of thought it would be aired on Sky Stlantic soon after it airs in the US same as recent HBO Offerings
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    Starts Sunday, June 24th (US)
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    looks good, I'm in
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    Haha, so true
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    It's HBO. They are not as reliant on ratings as the Network channels and have a history of giving struggling shows a chance if they believe in them. Unlike the big Network channels they don't pull the plug on a show a few episodes in.
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    I know its HBO and know they are not reliant on Ratings, not sure if you meant to quote me or not :confused:
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    I'm not even sure I quoted on the right thread. :rolleyes:

    Sorry King Tones, I must have been on crack or something. :D
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    No worries only just spotted your reply and was a bit confused, was probably Craigy's post you wanted to quote :smashin:
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    Sky Atlantic - Tuesday 10th July.
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    Only question is can I wait until July 10th or shall I download first:D

    Hoping for more West Wing than Studio 60.

    Studio 60 was OK, but a massive disappointment for me after TWW.
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    Everything's a disappointment after The West Wing.

    Pure genius TV IMO and my favourite show of all time.

    We've just finished watching watching all 7 seasons again, was even better in HD. :smashin:
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    Its out there folks... and its pretty darn good for a first episode!

    Sorkin is back!
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    Yep, bloody good ... didn't realise it would be based on real world news, nice to have the Brits playing Brits (sort of), and Dev not having to fake an Indian accent
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    Episode 1: We Just Decided To

    As above i really enjoyed it to, Jeff Daniels was great, Mortimer was pretty decent. Well directed.

    They could only have run with that story as the new guy has closes sources, it will be interested to see future episodes what stories come up and how they are revealed
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    Really enjoyed this. As above, didn't realise they would cover actual news stories, looking forward to seeing what other major events they cover and how they learn about it etc.
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    we all appear to enjoy it, but it's been slated in the press, seems like a Sorkin backlash and the US "liberal media" not wanting to be seen as real liberals
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    Grabbed the first episode and haven't watched it yet.

    However, based on these two shows (bizarrely was talking about Studio 60 in the office this morning), I can't wait to watch it.

    Shame the footy is on tonight and tomorrow as I will have to wait
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    Hi,

    THE NEWSROOM starts on Sky Atlantic in early-July 2012. :) Looks great, and it will be nice to see Jeff Daniels in a serious TV show role for a change.


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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    see post #16 for the exact date :)

    starts at 10pm
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    Yep, enjoyed the first ep, not mind blowing, but as others have said Daniels was excellent and once the show finds its rhythm I'm sure it will be too.
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    raigraphixs Well-Known Member

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    Episode 2: News Night 2.0

    Good episode as the cast and crew reboot their news show.

    Also very funny, the Blackberry hitting the screen, that wouldn't of happened if you had one of those rubber protectors. The emails. The guests.


    Cast Update - Terry Crews (Everybody Hates Chris, The Expendables) gets a recurring role, playing bodyguard and unofficial life coach to Jeff Daniels' Will McAvoy.
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    Have really enjoyed both episodes, can see this turning into a great series.
    Certainly has that feel of West Wing about it, same with the opening titles which are excellent imo.

    Roll on next week for another episode :)

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