He previously told Zap2It that working with Aaron Sorkin was different on season two than it was on season one. He said: "Season 2 is Aaron saying, 'We guessed right a lot the first season. Now I know what it is, who Jeff is, and what Jeff and Emily [Mortimer] can do together. I've seen it, and I've written for it.' The way it felt on the set, this was like our third or fourth season."
Daniels has been nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Drama at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air on CBS on Sunday, September 22.