daniels-sorkin-tcaAppearing yesterday at the Television Critics Association press conference to promote the HBO dramatic series THE NEWSROOM, creator AARON SORKIN took the opportunity to dispel rumors that he’d fired almost the entire writing staff in answer to critical reviews and lackluster ratings. He also wanted it known that the chatter about so-called surviving writer CORINNE KINGSBURY being kept on because she is SORKIN’S ex-girlfriend is equally false. Attacking the rumors before anyone in the audience even asked, SORKIN referred to the reports as “unsourced and untrue” before attempting to set the record straight. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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THE NEWSROOM airs Sunday nights on HBO