aaron sorkin

NBC Confirms Live “A Few Good Men” Broadcast For 2017

With 2013’s wildly successful “The Sound Of Music Live,” NBC confirmed the market’s interest in live, televised musicals. In 2017, it will seek to confirm that television viewers are also interest in live dramas. NBC has confirmed that it will air a live staging of Aaron Sorkin’s “A Few Good Men.” “I am thrilled that Aaron Sorkin is coming back to NBC to adapt and produce a live broadcast of his electrifying play ‘A Few Good Men,’ which seems as timely as ever today,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. “Aaron is one of the most acclaimed theater, television and ... Read more

Jeff Daniels Confirms “The Newsroom” Will Return for Season 3

The battle between rumor and common sense landed in favor of the latter Tuesday, as proven by “The Newsroom” star Jeff Daniels’ Tweet that the show would be back for a third season. “It’s official. #Newsroom coming back for a Season 3,” wrote Daniels of the HBO series. Given the show’s high-profile, its renewal seemed as good as certain from the second its season premiere delivered solid ratings. But HBO’s failure to offer a swift renewal–as it has done with shows like “Game of Thrones”–created some speculation about its status. Citing his potentially busy schedule, one unsubstantiated rumor questioned whether ... Read more

More Actors Set For “Entourage”

With its premiere just more than a month away, “Entourage” is heating up in the buzz department. Just days after news broke that Zac Efron will make a cameo appearance as himself, THR confirmed three additional guests booked for appearances this season. Set for the show are Matt Letscher, William Fichtner and Scott Caan. Letscher, of “Eli Stone,” will play Dan Coakley, an arrogant television executive who oversees Drama’s series. “Prison Break” star Fichtner joins as Phil Yagoda, a television producer who tries to remake his hit 1990s series with Drama, while Caan is booked as Scotty Lavin, an insecure, ... Read more