by Madeline Carey
HBO, known for being a major cable television network, has been in the business of making at times raunchy and outrageous, but mostly downright fantastic television shows for decades. In recent history they have brought us the likes of Sex and the City, Entourage, True Bloods, Game of Thrones, and of course The Sopranos — it’s newest brainchild being The Newsroom.
Like their brethren that have come before them, the newest shows added to HBO’s line-up are anything but disappointing. Even though the first season of Girls has wrapped up, it can honestly be said that the first half of the summer revolved around the comedic genius of Lena Dunham, the star, writer, director, and producer of the hit show.
With it’s closing, came the very different but equally enticing drama, The Newsroom. With this new addition to the Sunday night lineup, many have taken it upon themselves to call The Newsroom in fewer words, a flop. Being criticized for both it’s writing and its actors, The Newsroom has taken many jabs. Each one of these negatives, however, seem to be nothing but positives to the show’s quickly loyal following.
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