Real-world boost for drama scripts

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - PLAY -

Sorkin (pic­tured) has con­fronted crit­ics of his drama The News­room head-on. The Os­car-win­ning writer-pro­ducer has de­nied re­ports that he had fired his writ­ing staff of the se­ries, which will air on tele­vi­sion from Mon­day, Au­gust 20, on pay TV’s Soho chan­nel. Sorkin says there had been staff changes, but all the writ­ers had not been dis­missed. He said he is hir­ing staff with real-world news­room ex­pe­ri­ence for the sec­ond sea­son. The show, star­ring Jeff Daniels, is set in a fic­tional ca­ble news net­work.

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