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  1. Just Like That - Corporations and FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    "The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't." - Joseph L. Mankiewicz It was an Aaron Sorkin show, hitting the air right after The West Wing wrapped.

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  2. Lily, we salute youRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Washington Blade

    ... from "Kay" - Candice Bergen's foil on "Murphy Brown" - to "Deborah," President Bartlett's secretary on "The West Wing" to Fiona's mom Putsy Hodge on "Web Therapy." But what endears Tomlin to me, and I bet many other life-long Tomlin aficionados, is ...

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  3. Sony Pictures slammed for bowing to hackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Scotsman.com

    ... he added: "Terror threats shouldn't dictate free expression. That's my opinion." Rob Lowe, who starred in the West Wing, said: "Wow. Everyone caved. The hackers won. An utter and complete victory for them. Wow." He compared the decision to pull the ...

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  4. Aaron Sorkin hates the internetRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Polygon

    Josh Lyman on The West Wing mocks a web forum as having "a dictatorial leader who I'm sure wears a muumuu and chain-smokes Parliaments." Individuals on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and The Newsroom refer to internet commenters as both "the nocturnal nut brigade" and "the pajama people."

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  5. Katey Sagal and Jimmy Smits Spill their Guts on the "Sons of Anarchy" Series FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CNN

    ... standing? We prodded Katey Segal (Married With Children, 8 Simple Rules, Futurama) and Jimmy Smits (Star Wars, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, Dexter) for insider details. Jimmy Smits: He made it till the end, but maybe not to the end end. The ...

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  6. Sons of Anarchy Rides into the Sunset with Jimmy Smits at the WheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    ... PLAYHOUSE, followed by the 1986 series L.A. LAW and the 1994 series NYPD BLUE as Det. Bobby Simone. Hitting THE WEST WING in 2004 and films in between, Smits landed on the hit cable series DEXTER in 2008. So there is no surprise that Smits would ...

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  7. Sorkin: That Campus Rape Episode Was the Only "Really Good" NewsroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gawker

    Aaron Sorkin, big man with little glasses, continued his quest to retroactively ruin your enjoyment of The West Wing at a Writerss Guild panel Monday, where he said that this week's controversial Newsroom -the one with the almost universally hated campus rape subplot-was the first "really good" episode of the show . "This episode was different, in every regard," Sorkin said, "It was the first episode of The Newsroom I thought was really good.

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  8. Kennedy Center Awards: TV Choice next Five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Examiner.com

    ... series in Sports Night, and proving that an entertaining shows in the world of politics could be possible in The West Wing. Ted Danson, for creating one of the most indelible comic creations in television history on Cheers, and demonstrating his ...

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  9. Two Michiganders honored by President Obama with Kennedy Center honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | MLive.com

    ... her first-ever appearance in Michigan's second largest city. Tomlin has appeared on TV in "Murphy Brown" and "The West Wing. Her best-known films include "9 to 5," but she earned an Oscar nomination for her first film, "Robert Altman's "Nashville." ...

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  10. Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin, Sting, Al Green, Patricia McBride receive Kennedy Center HonorsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Regina Leader Post

    ... "9 to 5" with Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton. She also played the U.S. president's secretary in the TV series "The West Wing." Tomlin said she couldn't believe she was receiving the Kennedy Center Honors. "I've never been privy to the insider's circle, ...

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  11. Sting honoured by Kennedy CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Independent.ie

    ... 9 to 5 with Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton. She also played the US president's secretary in the TV series The West Wing. Al, 68, born to sharecroppers in Arkansas, made his name touring the gospel circuits of the South and now is one of the defining ...

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  12. Edwin Edwards and Garret Graves answer 'the question': VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Times-Picayune

    ... recently explained why they're vying for the seat. (Emily Lane, NOLA.com In a 2001 episode of the TV show "The West Wing," the inner circle staff members of President Josiah Bartlett, played by Martin Sheen, ponder what their boss's answer to "the ...

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  13. Allison Janney Gets Birthday Surprise at Broadway's on the TownRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Finding Nemo. On television, Allison won four Emmy Awards for her performance as CJ Cregg on Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing." On stage, she made her Broadway debut in Noel Coward's Present Laughter. She also appeared in Arthur Miller's A View from ...

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  14. Wake Up with BWW 11/25/14 - NeNe Leakes Joins Cinderella and MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... four consecutive Emmys for his role. Among his other TV credits are The Librarians, Deception, Boston Legal, The West Wing, The John Larroquette Show and McBride. BWW TV Special: Tony Winners Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton and Joel Grey ...

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  15. Editorial: Net neutrality and the slow laneRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Gaston Gazette

    President Josiah Bartlet, the leader of the free world on the TV show "The West Wing," once lamented that he was "a human starting gun." What he meant was that any issue he supported or criticized would instantly become a national conversation and a target for his political enemies.

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  16. DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth Talks New Album, Performs on Live with Kelly and Michael TodayRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the category of Favorite TV Guest Star. She also starred as Annabeth Schott on NBC's Emmy-winning drama "The West Wing" and guest judged on "American Idol" and "Project Runway." Chenoweth will return to Broadway, playing the glamorous film star, ...

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  17. Top 5 political TV shows to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Daily Vidette

    ... it's still well-regarded as a sharp portrayal of political life. There are political dramas, and then there's "The West Wing." Created by Aaron Sorkin, this behemoth of a TV show followed the Democratic administration of President Josiah Bartlet for ...

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  18. Bradley Whitford joins the cast of 'Happyish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | UPI

    Emmy Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford has joined the cast of the half-hour comedy pilot Happyish , Showtime announced Tuesday. Best known for his work on the TV shows The West Wing , Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Trophy Wife , Whitford will play the character of Jonathan Cooke on Happyish .

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  19. Allison Janney Wants Her Real-Life Arguments To Be Like 'The West Wing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Switched

    ... to chat about her sitcom, "Mom," and host Ricky Camilleri couldn't let her get away without talking about "The West Wing." Janney said she often wishes she could briefly become a wordsmith on par with sharp-tongued press secretary C.J. Cregg . "You ...

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  20. Kristin Chenoweth to Talk New Album, Perform on Live with Kelly and Michael, 11/20Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the category of Favorite TV Guest Star. She also starred as Annabeth Schott on NBC's Emmy-winning drama "The West Wing" and guest judged on "American Idol" and "Project Runway." Chenoweth will return to Broadway, playing the glamorous film star, ...

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