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Olivia Munn Defends Her Female ‘Newsroom’ Costars Against Critics

Since it’s debut last summer, Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama The Newsroom has left critics with a common complaint: the so-called “women problem,” a term many use to describe what they think is Sorkin’s disparaging writing of the women.

But cast member Olivia Munn, who stars as the brilliant-but-beautiful financial whiz Sloan Sabbith, does…

Cory Lopez | July 21, 2013 - 6:15 pm

Olivia Munn: ‘The Newsroom’ Faced ‘Tough Competition’ for Emmy Nominations

After critics applauded The Newsroom for turning a corner with its season two premiere, cast member Olivia Munn hoped Aaron Sorkin’s HBO series — about the behind-the-scenes happenings of the fictional Atlantis Cable News channel — could earn Emmy recognition.

“Well it would be very nice,” she told Celebuzz at the L’Oréal USA

Cory Lopez | July 18, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Which TV Drama Series Will Win the Golden Globe? (PHOTOS)

No Mad Men? No Game of Thrones? Do you even recognize the Golden Globes Best TV Drama series category anymore?

It’s a strange category to handicap this year. Sunday’s ceremony will most likely see a face-off between Showtime’s Homeland and PBS’s Downton Abbey, both of which won in 2012.

How is…

Gary Susman | January 12, 2013 - 10:30 am

Olivia Munn: People’s Choice Is the ‘Most Exciting’ Award Show of the Season (VIDEO)

Alas, the long-awaited awards season is in full swing, with the Golden Globes, Grammys and the Academy Awards all coming down the pipeline. But for Olivia Munn, the best show has already come and gone.

“Growing up and watching the People’s Choice Awards, it was always the most exciting one for me by…

Cory Lopez | January 10, 2013 - 4:00 pm

HBO Renews ‘True Blood’ and ‘The Newsroom’

HBO has given its vampire hit, True Blood, and its freshman drama series, The Newsroom, another year.

True Blood has always held its own among the network’s subscribers for ratings, though the Season 5 premiere drew 5.2 million viewers – a drop of about one million viewers over last season’s debut. Otherwise, its…

Jethro Nededog | July 2, 2012 - 4:08 pm