The West Wing


Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: In Praise of Some Sought-After Sorkin

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: In Praise of Some Sought-After Sorkin

I'm going to be bold with my opinions here and make a statement contrary to what most other critics say: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is an under-appreciated gem. So much so that unless you were paying attention to the 2006-2007 primetime lineup or happen to be an Aaron Sorkin groupie, you probably haven't […]

The Witcher: Lauren S. Hissrich Remembers The West Wing Writing Start

The Witcher: Lauren S. Hissrich Remembers The West Wing Writing Start

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.[caption id="attachment_1295318" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Witcher showrunner Lauren S[...]

The West Wing Reunion Offered to Non-HBO Max Subscribers for Free

The West Wing Reunion Offered to Non-HBO Max Subscribers for Free

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 That Were Not Voiceless

The West Wing Reunion Teaser Reminds Us That We're Not Voiceless

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.[caption id="attachment_1279924" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The West Wing reunion teaser reminds us[...]

The West Wing Visits Late Show: Trump Fav Eps &#038 Colbert Goes Sorkin

The West Wing Visits Late Show: Trump, Fav Eps & Colbert Goes Sorkin

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[...]

The West Wing Reunions Official Trailer Proves A Call to Action

The West Wing Reunion's Official Trailer Proves A Call to Action

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).[caption id="attachment_1277953" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A West Wing Special | Official Trailer |[...]

The West Wing: Sterling K. Brown Joins Reunion Special as Leo McGarry

The West Wing: Sterling K. Brown Joins Reunion Special as Leo McGarry

Brown Joins The West Wing Cast for Special Episode Reunion — See the Photos https://t.co/uo6fFI2Bcr — Sterling K Brown (@SterlingKBrown) October 5, 2020Filming 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[...]

The West Wing Reunion Walk-n-Talks October 15 Bartlet Preview Image

The West Wing Reunion Walk-n-Talks October 15; Bartlet Preview Image

presidential election.[caption id="attachment_1269960" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A look at The West Wing reunion special (Image: HBO Max / Eddy Chen)[/caption]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[...]

The West Wing Special: Bradley Whitford Posts Gift for Josh/Donna Fans

The West Wing Special: Bradley Whitford Posts Gift for Josh/Donna Fans

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).[caption id="attachment_1269808" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Josh and Donna from The West Wing (Image: NBCU)[/caption]Set to film over several days at the Orpheum Theatre in Los[...]

The West Wing Reunion Special: Bartlet Gets His Band Back Together

The West Wing Reunion Special: Bartlet Gets His Band Back Together

Sorkin will write original material for the special, with Schlamme serving as production director.[caption id="attachment_1256783" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The West Wing (Image: NBCUniversal)[/caption]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[...]

AHS The Flash Supernatural Kevin Smith &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

AHS, The Flash, Supernatural, Kevin Smith & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Swamp Thing!" We are clearly living in a multiverse, and Swamp Thing is the nexus point.The West Wing Reuniting for HBO Max Special; Filming Set for October: It's not like I wouldn't have checked it out anyway, but a theatrical performance of Season 3 episode "Hartsfield’s Landing" will have me with popcorn in hand[...]

The West Wing Reuniting for HBO Max Special Filming Set for October

The West Wing Reuniting for HBO Max Special; Filming Set for October

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[...]

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

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"[embed]https://youtu.be/fYcMk3AJKLk[/embed]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,[...]

Alton Brown Babish &#038 Bon Appetit: Self-Isolation Never Tasted So Good

Alton Brown, Babish & Bon Appetit: Self-Isolation Never Tasted So Good

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.[caption id="attachment_956988" align="alignnone" width="1920"] THE[...]

So What Does Bradley Whitford Have to Say About The West Wing Reboot

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

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[...]

With The Big Bang Theory Leaving Is CBS Saying Goodbye to Their Mom Too

With The Big Bang Theory Leaving, Is CBS Saying Goodbye to Their 'Mom,' Too?

Is CBS about to lose two of their top three comedy series? It's a scenario that the network may have to realistically face. As the network's number one comedy series The Big Bang Theory wraps up its 12-season series run with its current season, CBS is reportedly "very far apart" in negotiations to bring back […]

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?[caption id="attachment_949595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Writer-director Aaron SorkinPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]***We're making[...]

Aaron Sorkin on Adapting To Kill A Mocking Bird For the Stage

Aaron Sorkin on Adapting "To Kill A Mocking Bird" For the Stage

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,[...]