Sorkin on 3rd Season of NEWSROOM: 'I Need Time to Think About It'

At this year's Emmy Awards, NEWSROOM showrunner Aaron Sorkin revealed to Indiewire that he is still considering whether he wants to commit to writing another season of the hit HBO drama. "I need time to think about it," Sorkin said when asked about the possibility of a third season.

The second season of the show could have very well served as a series finale, with Sorkin wrapping up the future of almost every character and plot line. HBO recently reported that they were still 'in discussions' with Sorkin as to the fate of the drama.

Sorkin is currently working on a musical as well as an upcoming biopic on computer wiz Steve Jobs.


From the mind of Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wng and screenwriter of The Social Network and Moneyball, comes The Newsroom a behind the scenes look at the people who make a night cable news program.

Focusing on a network anchor, played by Jeff Daniels, his new executive producer, Emily Mortimer, the newsroom staff, John Gallagher, Jr, Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, and their boss, Sam Waterston, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in The Face of corporate and commercial obstacles, not to mention their own personal entanglements.

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