Here's the First Episode of HBO's The Newsroom on YouTube

Louis Peitzman · 06/25/12 08:10PM

If you're not one of the privileged masses who subscribe to HBO, and you still want to watch Aaron Sorkin's new series The Newsroom, here's your chance. You can now watch the entire first episode (which clocks in at just over 70 minutes) on YouTube.

Aaron Sorkin Calls Female Reporter 'Internet Girl,' Is a Condescending Prick

Drew Magary · 06/25/12 10:15AM

If you haven't read any of the vicious reviews for Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom—that heartwarming new HBO show about a rich white man who finally finds the COURAGE to be an opinionated dipshit on TV—go read them. They're a hater's delight (Dan Rather's excepted), and they must have gotten under Aaron Sorkin's onion peel-thin skin, because he took time over the weekend to be a complete asshole to Toronto Globe and Mail writer Sarah Nicole Prickett. But before insulting her, he of course had to make a grand statement about WRITING and about WHAT AARON SORKIN THINKS OF THE WORLD TODAY:

The Newsroom: Aaron Sorkin Loathes the Internet, Youth

Leah Beckmann · 04/02/12 02:10PM

Here is the trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new HBO series The Newsroom, set to premier June 24. What's it about? Well basically, it's a show about the evils of the internet created by someone who believes the internet is evil. It's also about the news, the current state of our country, politics, celeb culture, web culture, the right, the left, the perils of capitalism, and how girls can make you act cuh-razy.

Aaron Sorkin Is Ready to Masturbate All Over Your HBO With The Newsroom

Drew Magary · 01/20/12 03:50PM

Entertainment Weekly printed a teleplay excerpt from Aaron Sorkin's new HBO show, The Newsroom, last week. And holy shit, it's the most Aaron Sorkin thing ever. If you were hoping that Aaron Sorkin would use his Social Network Oscar win to create another bullshit meta-drama where he uses his characters as empty speechifying vessels that tell you HOW AARON SORKIN THINKS THE WORLD SHOULD WORK, you're in luck! Because this excerpt is exactly that.

Aaron Sorkin Will Reinvent Steve Jobs

Ryan Tate · 11/23/11 02:36PM

Aaron Sorkin says he's "strongly considering" making a Steve Jobs movie. Remember how the screenwriter transformed robotic computer geek Mark Zuckerberg into a villainous sex symbol? Just think what he could do to Jobs, an actually interesting person!

Aaron Sorkin Will Soon Be Teaching Us About the News

Richard Lawson · 09/08/11 02:02PM

HBO has announced that they've ordered Aaron Sorkin's cable news drama More As This Story Develops (only a tentative title — one they really should change) to series. In it Jeff Daniels plays a cable news anchor struggling to do the news in this internet-fast infotainment world.

Finally, Rich People Get Some Attention

Richard Lawson · 06/23/11 05:15PM

After years of oppression, rich people in LA are at last going to get the treatment they deserve. Also today: Superman has a new mom, Game of Thrones has a new queen, David O. Russell likes lookin' at the ladies, and some Good Wife news.

Goldie Hawn Is Back and Ready for Action

Richard Lawson · 06/16/11 05:25PM

America's one-time sweetheart is returning from a long hiatus with a sexy new project. Also today: Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin hook up under strange circumstances, Aaron Sorkin adds more actors to his news team, and the potential return of Dave Chappelle.

Get Ready to Be Mad About Olivia Munn All Over Again

Richard Lawson · 04/26/11 05:00PM

America's most polarizing actress has been cast in another project, one that's sure to be issuey. What will people say? Also today: a good actress joins a hopefully good movie, more Hunger Games casting news, and some good and some bad for HBO.

Watch Aaron Sorkin's Brilliant 30 Rock Cameo

Matt Cherette · 03/24/11 09:29PM

On tonight's 30 Rock, Liz Lemon got news that TGS was going into a forced hiatus due to Tracy Jordan's absence. So, Liz explored other opportunities—like Nick Lachey's The Sing-Off. And, whoa: Aaron Sorkin was there, too!

The Premature Aging of Michelle Pfeiffer

Richard Lawson · 02/15/11 04:41PM

We think she looks great and is great, but Hollywood wrote her off for a while, and is now bringing her back in sad old lady roles. It's not fair. Also today: Wentworth Miller is trying to figure out what to do now that he's out of prison, Aaron Sorkin might make fun of himself, and sad news about a promising pilot.

Heidi and Spencer to Divorce Court: JK!

Maureen O'Connor · 10/01/10 08:56AM

The Montag-Pratts formally end their divorce charade. Heidi Klum quits Victoria's Secret. Lindsay Lohan wears fancy outfits at rehab. Charlie Sheen's daughter has a Twilight-themed wedding. TGIFriday gossip.