A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff, and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.
Last Episode03x06 What Kind of Day Has It Been? Aired: Dec. 14, 2014
A sudden death leads Will and Mac to ponder the milestones that transformed the newsroom, and look ahead towards ACN's uncertain future. Maggie …
Series Fun Facts
- First Aaron Sorkin show whose pilot episode wasn't nominated for any Emmys.
- There was another character in the pilot script that was meant to be in the series, his name was Steve. When Thomas Sadoski Came to audition for the character of Don Keefer, Aaron Sorkin…
[show]There was another character in the pilot script that was meant to be in the series, his name was Steve. When Thomas Sadoski Came to audition for the character of Don Keefer, Aaron Sorkin decided that Steve was no longer necessary to the plot and Sadodki's character, Don, can take on some of his properties. In the Newsroom panel at PaleyFest, Sorkin said that Sadoski "swallowed a character".
- The role of MacKenzie McHale was initially offered to Marisa Tomei, but negotiations fell through.