For those who contributed to both Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip being canceled because you didn’t watch them, Aaron Sorkin is basically the best writer on television. Those shows were somewhat different beasts than his most popular show, The West Wing, so if you only watched the political drama, you probably don’t know what you missed with both Sports Night and Studio 60. Well, Sorkin has finally made the move to a channel that’ll, in theory, treat him right — HBO — and won’t require the highest of possible ratings to keep his shows on the air. His new show, The Newsroom, is set to air on June 24, and should be in the same style of his other shows: The best stuff on TV. Yes, that’s a style. Watch the two trailers for the show right here.
So, as you can see, Sorkin fans, the first trailer shows that the set up of the show seems to be reminiscent of the extremely awkward and somewhat horrifying beginning of Studio 60.
Also, if you’re unsure of Sorkin’s writing chops, which no trailer could ever effectively convey, and also never gave his shows a chance: He wrote those movies you love, The Social Network and A Few Good Men, so, you know, watch this thing when it debuts on June 24.
(h/t The Daily What)
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