10 Things You Didn’t Know About West Wing
Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing aired for seven successful seasons on NBC from 1999 to 2006. Set primarily in the West Wing, the show features Martin Sheen as President Bartlet and depicts the drama behind the oval office’s doors. Although the show is not completely accurate in its portrayal of the West Wing, it received positive reviews from critics, political science professors and former White House staffers. Since we all love a good political drama, we figured we would we would let you all in a bunch of secrets – all those things The West Wing didn’t want any of us to know!
10. Hates Figure Skating
Danny Concannon (Timothy Busfield) asked C.J. Gregg (Allison Janney) out on a date and told her that while he likes movies and music, but is not a fan of ice-skating. While growing up Janney aspired to be an Olympic figure skater.
9. Sports Night (1998-2000)
Aaron Sorkin’s first show Sports Night focuses on the trials and challenges of producing a sports show with an overbearing network. Sorkin’s The West Wing featured 17 actors who were on Sports Night including Janel Moloney (Donna Moss), Ted McGinley (Mark Gottfried), Allen Garfield (Roger Becker), John de Lancie (Al Kiefer), Lisa Edelstein (Laurie), Joshua Malina (Will Bailey), and Felicity Huffman (Ann Stark).