STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP
Aaron Sorkin, hero of mass-media students everywhere decided, in 2007, that the world needed a show about a show that talked (very, very fast) about the business of making a successful show. Was he successful? Slightly. With
a tale of a struggling late-night sketch programme, he did manage to give viewers something to think and laugh about. Critics took notice. But not for long. It was eventually deemed to be too clever, arrogant and taking itself too seriously. Sorkin eventually made
Watch – it’s still more fun than your MassCom textbook.