Published "The West Wing Script Book" containing six teleplays of the NBC hit show The West Wing
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[on how audiences are watching TV in 2012] Audiences are watching at a time other than when the network puts it on. Unlike with a movie or a play, I don't get to experience the audience watching the show. On Sunday night, it feels like I'm the only one watching it. It's hard to imagine anyone else is too.
Many of his works contain references to the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan. In Malice
(1993), the doctor played by Alec Baldwin
boasts that he is "never, ever sick at sea", lyrics from "The HMS Pinafore". In The West Wing
(1999), Sam Seaborn (Rob Lowe
) says that he was recording secretary of the Princeton Gilbert & Sullivan society, and many of the regular characters welcome Ainsley Hayes (Emily
His scripts often represent his liberal political views