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1. The Newsroom With the budget and creative freedom that HBO provided Aaron Sorkin, we were hoping for something better than Studio 60. But instead we got this preachy nonsensical mess… most of which was rehashed from his previous, superior shows. We knew we were in trouble when we saw that it was set a few years back and that they’d be reporting on old news in the most heavy-handed way possible, but never did we imagine how stupidly the women would be portrayed or how insufferable every single character would be. It’s been a chore to get through each episode without throwing something at our televisions. If it wasn’t for True Blood, we would have cancelled our HBO subscriptions until the return of Game of Thrones.
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1. The Newsroom
With the budget and creative freedom that HBO provided Aaron Sorkin, we were hoping for something better than Studio 60. But instead we got this preachy nonsensical mess… most of which was rehashed from his previous, superior shows. We knew we were in trouble when we saw that it was set a few years back and that they’d be reporting on old news in the most heavy-handed way possible, but never did we imagine how stupidly the women would be portrayed or how insufferable every single character would be. It’s been a chore to get through each episode without throwing something at our televisions. If it wasn’t for True Blood, we would have cancelled our HBO subscriptions until the return of Game of Thrones.

Read more: TWoP 10: Most Disappointing New Shows of the Summer