Unnecessary: CBS Casts Lefty Daniels as Pompous Comey in Miniseries

October 7th, 2019 3:38 PM
Here’s some important questions for CBS that America needs answers to: Will this self-righteous James Comey miniseries be a sitcom? If so, maybe someone like Brad Garrett should be cast as Comey? Unfortunately, those answers will be no and no. According to a Monday morning announcement, CBS TV Studios will be crafting “a new four-hour...miniseries based on” the disgraced former…

Lib Celeb Aaron Sorkin Rants: ‘The Klan Won' on Election Night

November 10th, 2016 11:26 AM
The Hollywood freak out over Donald Trump’s victory continued on Wednesday. West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin wrote an open letter to his daughters in which he snarled, “The Klan won last night. White nationalists. Sexists, racists and buffoons.” The missive was published in Vanity Fair and includes unrestrained venom such as this: “Hate was given hope. Abject dumbness was…

World Is Doomed: Global Warming Apocalypse on The Newsroom

November 24th, 2014 12:45 PM
It looks as if this final season of The Newsroom might end with total apocalypse. The show is ending and the world will probably end with it if Aaron Sorkin continues with the theme of last night's show in which a government official warns that not only is the world doomed due to global warming but there is nothing we can do about it.

HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ to End After Third Season

January 14th, 2014 4:25 PM
The Newsroom, HBO’s low-rated series about a fictional television news channel will end after its third season, the premium cable channel announced Monday. Besides struggling to get viewers, the Aaron Sorkin drama was widely criticized as being unrealistic and pompous. The show also was notable for its very liberal political slant and incredible lack of self-awareness about that slant.…

Aaron Sorkin's Fictional Republican: Why Must We Hate Gays, Science an

September 17th, 2013 4:52 PM
The HBO series Newsroom on Sunday continued its clumsy examination of liberal media bias. In the Aaron Sorkin-created series, "Will McAvoy" (played by Jeff Daniels) is a "Republican" anchor at the fictional ACN network. Yet, he constantly bashes members of the GOP in the harshest terms. In the September 15 episode, McAvoy, who in a previous episode referred to the Tea Party as…

Aaron Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Scoffs at '15-Year-Old Survey' Exposing Libe

September 9th, 2013 5:31 PM
  In the fictional world of HBO's Newsroom, the Aaron Sorkin program about the lives of cable TV journalists, the idea of a liberal media bias is something to be scoffed at. On Sunday's episode, the show's new Republican strategist, dared to raise the problem to "Will McAvoy" (played by Jeff Daniels): "The liberal media bias is so clear that it's not worth…

Aaron Sorkin: Huffington Post Powers a 'Genuinely Damaging Force in Ou

August 23rd, 2013 4:51 PM
NewsBusters has chronicled for years the perilously liberal views of television producer Aaron Sorkin. That's why it was rather surprising to read in Mother Jones that he told a gathering hosted by HBO and The New Republic Wednesday that the Huffington Post helps power "a genuinely damaging force in our culture":

ABC Fawns Over Liberal Activist Jane Fonda; Hypes Her Brief Role as Na

August 12th, 2013 12:45 PM
Liberal Jane Fonda plays Nancy Reagan in a very brief appearance in the film "The Butler," but ABC's Good Morning America hyped the cameo as "very impactful" and "remarkable" in a flatter-fest on Monday. "It's remarkable. It's not a big role, but it's very impactful," co-host Lara Spencer said. "It's a 20-second appearance in…

HBO Newsroom Deceptively Edits Zimmerman 911 Call as Part of Plot

August 12th, 2013 1:24 AM
In March 2012, NewsBusters reported NBC’s Today show deceptively edited George Zimmerman’s 911 call to make it appear he was a racist. On Sunday, HBO actually had one of its primary characters on the series The Newsroom deceptively edit that call exactly the way NBC News did it (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Flashback: HBO Newsroom’s Sanctimonious Tea Party as the Taliban Ran

July 14th, 2013 7:55 PM
HBO’s The Newsroom debuts its second season tonight (Sunday) at 10 PM EDT/PDT. The preachy and sanctimonious left-wing dialogue from creator/writer Aaron Sorkin often came across as unintentional near-parody of MSNBC’s old Countdown with Keith Olbermann, none more so than in the self-righteous commentary delivered by anchor “Will McAvoy,” played by Jeff Daniels, in the…

HBO Pays Liberal MSNBC Vets to Add 'Realism' to Second Season of 'The

June 20th, 2013 7:02 AM
As HBO’s preachy leftist drama “The Newsroom” about an Olbermann-type “news” show heads into its second season, Lacey Rose at The Hollywood Reporter revealed a raft of MSNBC personalities were part of 13 paid consultants series creator Aaron Sorkin hired to provide “realism” to the program. Chris Matthews, Lawrence O’Donnell, Alex Wagner, and S…

‘The Newsroom’ Actress Hits CNN Anchors for Being ‘Egotistical

March 6th, 2013 2:07 PM
Actress Olivia Munn stars in HBO's drama The Newsroom, but she knocked the real-life CNN newsroom on Sunday. At a panel moderated by CNN host Piers Morgan, Munn made clear her distaste for newspeople "trying to make themselves a celebrity." "I like seeing my news anchors just be my news anchors. And now you turn on CNN and now people are putting themselves into a story,…

The Newsroom Concludes Season with More Tea Party Bashing: Calls Them

August 27th, 2012 3:43 PM
Despite mediocre ratings and a multitude of unenthusiastic reviews, HBO renewed The Newsroom for a second season after its first two episodes. The commercial-free premium cable network with a penchant for some of the most unabashed forms of liberalism must've really liked Newsroom’s topical, politically-slanted subject material, and anti-American sentiment.  [See video below.…

Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Attacks Women, Gay Republicans

July 30th, 2012 12:05 PM
Last night's episode of Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom was hilariously titled, "Bullies." Unfortunately for HBO, the humor was due to the program's seemingly endless hypocrisy and not because there was anything remotely funny in the dialogue of the episode itself. Lauded as a ground-breaking show by much of the liberal media, The Newsroom really jumped the shark this week…