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Old 04-02-2012, 06:17 PM   #1
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The Newsroom - Premieres 24 June 2012

The first trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new series, depicting the inner workings of a cable news show and its star, starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, Alison Pill, Dev Patel, and Jane Fonda among others, was recently released:

The Newsroom Season 1: "Changed Man" Trailer - YouTube

I'm a huge Sorkin fan, and I've been waiting for this show ever since it was announced(and for a new Sorkin series ever since Studio 60 got canned), so I'm really looking forward to this.

Anyone else stoked about this?
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:41 PM   #2
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I am stoked! Having worked in a local TV newsroom, I am hoping to relate and laugh with what this show portrays.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:46 PM   #3
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This looks excellent, as to be expected. Though the sheer amount of known faces is a tad distracting, & the motion graphic editing is lifted straight from the Social Network marketing campaign, but it does work well here.
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Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip was so god-awful.

Just wanted to remind people.
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:22 AM   #5
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Seeing as there's only 9-10 days left until the premiere, I thought I'd bump this.
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In the last week articles, reviews started leaking that said this was a bit of a miss.

I watched it last night expecting not too much.

I will say it had a solid season opener. Much better than Veep.
Not brilliant, but certainly good. I will definitely keep watching.
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i thought it was just ok. a times good, at times really preachy and sentimental especially for an HBO show.
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I saw the clip floating round on YouTube, the "America's not the greatest country" one, and it felt pretty heavy-handed.
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I unenthusiastically programmed it into my DVR, but I'm probably just going to delete it because Aaron Sorkin is just so in love with himself and his Very Important Dialogue.
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I thought it was great personally.
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I unenthusiastically programmed it into my DVR, but I'm probably just going to delete it because Aaron Sorkin is just so in love with himself and his Very Important Dialogue.
Irvine said it went from ok to good, I certainly agree with that.
It had a much better opener than Veep or Girls, and I stayed with those.
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Sam Waterston was shitfaced for this episode.
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I think I know why it didn work on the whole for me.

I kind of hate the characters. And not in a way where I tune in to actively hate someone, like Pete Campbell. Like, these people weren't assholes, they were just insufferable. Big difference.
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I can't take Jeff Daniels seriously in the role.
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I kind of hate the characters.
This is known as Corianderstem syndrome.
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