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Our line-up for this morning includes the original Pink Power Ranger Amy Jo Johnson addressing why she didn't participate in the 30th-anniversary special, HBO Max's Velma dropping images & a preview for the next two episodes, NBC's Saturday Night Live host Aubrey Plaza making an "impression" on Chloe Fineman, The West Wing actor Joshua Malina[...]
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Earlier today, Malina tweeted, "Got back on Twitter just in time to talk about The West Wing reboot Details soon!" Image: NBC Screencap Here's a look at Malina's tweet, followed by a look back at the 2020 reunion event: Got back on Twitter just in time to talk about The West Wing reboot Details soon! — Joshua Malina (@JoshMalina)[...]
The Witcher showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich remebers her writing start on The West Wing (Images: WarnerMedia/Netflix)
So while fans wait for news and updates, Hissrich took some time on social media to tweet about a future-altering moment in her life: that first writing credit- and that honor goes to President Bartlet (Martin Sheen) and NBC's long-running, award-winning political drama The West Wing. The Witcher showrunner Lauren S Hissrich remebers her writing start[...]
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Brown stepping in for the late John Spencer in the role of Leo McGarry) reunite with original series creator Aaron Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme for HBO Max's A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote because you're not a subscriber and your streaming service funds can only stretch so far? With only a week[...]
The West Wing reunion teaser reminds us to vote. (Image: HBO Max)
Following a fun, informative, and heartfelt episode of CBS's The Late Show with host Stephen Colbert, the folks behind the October 15th-premiering special event are serious when they say they want you to register and vote- and learn how to help others do the same. The West Wing reunion teaser reminds us to vote (Image: HBO[...]
The West Wing cast, creator visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Image: screencap)
To honor the occasion, The Late Show host and avid series fan Stephen Colbert dedicated a special Friday edition of the late-night talk show to invite Janney, Schiff, Sheen, Whitford, and Sorkin to discuss the project, look back on the series' influence, and offer their thoughts on the current state of disarray that is Trump's White[...]
A West Wing Special | Official Trailer | HBO Max
For more intel on what viewers can expect, late-night host Stephen Colbert is welcoming The West Wing guests Janney, Schiff, Sheen, Whitford, and Sorkin to a special Friday edition of CBS's The Late Show– set for this Friday, October 9th (11:35 pm-12:37 am ET/PT). A West Wing Special | Official Trailer | HBO Max Here's your look[...]
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Brown Joins The West Wing Cast for Special Episode Reunion — See the Photos — Sterling K Brown (@SterlingKBrown) October 5, 2020 Filming over several days at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles and set to premiere on the streaming service on October 15th, the special will feature a theatrical performance of "Hartsfield's Landing," the famous[...]
A look at The West Wing reunion special (Image: HBO Max / Eddy Chen)
presidential election. A look at The West Wing reunion special (Image: HBO Max / Eddy Chen) Set to film over several days at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, the special will feature a theatrical performance of "Hartsfield's Landing," the famous third season episode that finds Sheen's President Barlet playing chess against Sam (Lowe) and Toby (Schiff)[...]
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And though they're taking a break from any "walk-n-talks," they are sporting some sweet denim (and just so Whitford knows, a lot of us wouldn't mind having Josh and Donna as parents). Josh and Donna from The West Wing (Image: NBCU) Set to film over several days at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles next month, the[...]
THE WEST WING, clockwise from top left: Janel Moloney, Stockard Channing, John Spencer, Dule Hill, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, 1999-, © NBC
Sorkin will write original material for the special, with Schlamme serving as production director. The West Wing (Image: NBCUniversal) With the event expected to film early next month and with us already in the bottom-half of September, it's no surprise that work would be getting underway Yet that didn't take away from the coolness that came with[...]
AHS, The Flash, Supernatural, Kevin Smith & More: BCTV Sunday Slices
Is there really anything they're doing here that's all that different from The Umbrella Academy– putting aside that we know The Powerpuff Girls in an entirely different light? Nope, and that's why the folks at BCTV are curious to see where they go with this. Swamp Thing Trailer Previews Series You Definitely Never Saw Before: DC[...]
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While we might not be getting as much of the trademark "walk and talk" as we're used to, that's a very small price to pay for a reunion of The West Wing– and 17 years later? That's exactly what original series creator Aaron Sorkin and HBO Max are set to deliver fans, with Martin Sheen, Rob[...]
In the Evening Heartbroken Girl Sitting on a Sofa, Crying, Using Tissues, Eating Ice Cream and Watching Drama on TV. Her Room is in Mess. (
And, perhaps saddest of all, Illyria continues to walk around every day wearing Fred's face around her grieving friends. The West Wing- "Two Cathedrals" Oh, how I miss The West Wing "Two Cathedrals" is my favorite episode of the show, but also the saddest A senseless death at the hands of a drunk driver, an absolutely shattering funeral,[...]
Bon Appetit Test Kitchen Zoom
For the uninitiated, the basic idea of the show is Andrew (nee Babish– a name he stole from Oliver Platt's character on The West Wing) recreates the foods from the movies and television we love He also has a Basics With Babish series where he just does tutorials of, errr… the basics. While his episodes teaching[...]
HBO Max Redistricts "The West Wing"; More Greg Berlanti DCU News Coming
Now you're just getting greedy, HBO Max! With modern sitcom classics Friends and The Big Bang Theory already part of the upcoming streaming service's programming plate, WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer Bob Greenblatt announced that Martin Sheen-starrer The West Wing would be leaving Netflix for HBO Max when it launches in 2020. THE WEST WING / Warner[...]
So What Does Bradley Whitford Have to Say About 'The West Wing' Reboot?
There has been a lot of talk of revisiting landmark television series The West Wing in some capacity, either as a reboot or a continuation The talk has come from former members of the cast, as well as series creator and writer Aaron Sorkin. It's no secret that Sorkin wouldn't mind revisiting the series, "if the[...]
So What Does Richard Schiff Have to Say About 'The West Wing' Reboot?
Could 2019 be the year of The West Wing reboot? The current political climate would most definitely lend to plenty of material for series creator Aaron Sorkin to pull from Not to mention, a revisit of the critically acclaimed series seems to be on everyone's mind recently, including some of the main cast. Like Richard Schiff, who played White House Communications[...]
Aaron Sorkin Would Love to Revisit 'The West Wing'
Dear Aaron Sorkin– we need The West Wing now more than ever, and a revisit would be most welcome in this current political climate The return of Sam, what the future will hold for Toby and Andy's kids, and the Bartlets Please? Pretty please? Writer-director Aaron SorkinPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / *** We're making this plea because Sorkin[...]
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ME] tv series of modern times- The West Wing, The Newsroom – Sorkin is known for his walk-and-talks, and witty conversations between characters. He's also venturing into new(ish) territory with this scripted play rather than screenplay, a distinction he had a….difficult time making during a pitch meeting without sounding "condescending". In a recent op-ed piece Sorkin wrote for Vulture,[...]
Cutting the Fat: Holiday TV Episodes Too Hard to Swallow
The secondary plot of domestic violence leading to a dog mauling is not enough to save the viewer from a feeling queasy…and a bit judged. The West Wing s03e07: 'The Indians in the Lobby' can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: treaties ( can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The West Wing – President Bartlet[...]
Josh Malina Posts 'The West Wing' Reboot Fuel
In the current political climate, perhaps no series would fit the bill as well as Aaron Sorkin's masterpiece, The West Wing. Perhaps the most vocal of these is Josh Malina, host of The West Wing Weekly podcast, who was also, you know, ON THE DAMN SHOW as Will Bailey. Tonight he posted this image to twitter, knowing exactly what he[...]
Netflix CEO Has One Reason Why '13 Reasons Why' Critics Should Chill: "Nobody Has to Watch It"
Brent Bozell III in 1995, the PTC's website states the group "promotes and restores responsibility and decency to the entertainment industry in answer to America's demand for positive, family-oriented television programming." The PTC claims they accomplish this goal "by fostering changes in TV programming to make the early hours of prime time family-friendly and suitable[...]
Westwood, CA, USA; June 28, 2012; Martin Sheen arriving to the premiere of 'The Amazing Spiderman'.
Martin Sheen, who played President Josiah Bartlet on NBC's acclaimed and much-missed political drama series The West Wing, has said returning to the role would be very satisfying. Credit: Krista Kennell / In a recent interview with The Los Angeles Times about the upcoming CNN special series The Kennedys, which Sheen is producing and narrating, the actor commented on[...]
Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Commands Your Attention
The Social Network, Charlie Wilson's War, Moneyball — even back to his television shows The West Wing and Sports Night All of them have featured whip-smart dialogue that can cover miles and miles of plot in a matter of minutes He basically made it an art form all his own You either love this frenetic style[...]
Image Watch: Getting Into Sex With Joe Casey (Part 1)
Nor did Aaron Sorkin when he created The West Wing, I'd imagine You catching my drift? You just go for as long as you're inspired, for as long as it's fun, for as long as there seems to be an audience out there for it I certainly don't want it to end any time soon,[...]