'The Newsroom' Creator Aaron Sorkin Says 'I Don't See Another Series In My Future'
Aaron Sorkin plans to stop writing for television, according to The Los Angeles Times.
The creator of "The Newsroom" says he is "pretty certain" he is "about to write [his] last three episodes of television."
Though Sorkin confessed he has not seen "another series in [his] future" after "The Newsroom," he's not closing doors. "You never know. Maybe I'll get another idea," he said.
Sorkin said he was "excited" about the final season of the show in an interview with Entertainment Weekly in September.
"I'm really excited. I do feel it's a really solid season. I think we're wrapping up a lot of stories in a nice way," he told the publication. "I don't have postpartum depression yet. But that will come, I promise."
The third and final season of "The Newsroom" started airing on November 9 on HBO, according to Variety. The season will run six episodes.
The show stars Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer and Sam Waterston in a fictional cable news channel setting. It debuted in 2012. A renewal for a third season was not announced immediately after the second one ended.
Executive producer Alan Poul later revealed Sorkin was apprehensive to continue. "A lot of discussion happened," he said. "But first, Aaron needed to want it. And he had to be alone with that."
Aside from the more popular "The West Wing," the 53-year-old writer also wrote "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "Sports Night."
"I've loved every minute I've spent in television. And I've had muchmore failure, as traditionally measured, than success in television. I've done four shows, and only one of them was the 'West Wing,'" he continued.
While he is known for his work on television, Sorkin has also dabbled on writing for film and has won an Oscar for "The Social Network." He is currently working on the film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography.