Jun. 24, 2012
60 min.
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The Newsroom

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.

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The Newsroom Season 1 (2012)

1x01 1 1x01 We Just Decided To
In the premiere of this drama set at a cable-news network, popular "News Night" anchor Will McAvoy returns to work after a public meltdown to find most of his staff has jumped ship, ...
Jun. 24, 2012
1x02 1 1x02 News Night 2.0
MacKenzie takes charge of the revamped "News Night" and lobbies economist Sloan Sabbith to file a nightly financial report. Meanwhile, Jim takes responsibility for Maggie's mistake; ...
Jul. 01, 2012
1x03 1 1x03 The 112th Congress
Will's apology for the lack of integrity in newscasts sets off constant critiques of the Tea Party before the November 2010 midterm elections, but draws the ire of network executives ...
Jul. 08, 2012
1x04 1 1x04 I'll Try to Fix You
Will's mission suffers a setback when he attracts a tabloid's attention; Wade approaches Will with some information about the government's fight against white-collar crime; while Maggie ...
Jul. 15, 2012
1x05 1 1x05 Amen
News of unrest in Wisconsin in February 2011 in response to the governor's call for budget cuts bubbles up during coverage of the ousting of President Mubarak in Egypt, and Neal finds ...
Jul. 22, 2012
1x06 1 1x06 Bullies
Sloan subs for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis following the March 2011 earthquake, but her harsh questioning of a Tokyo power-company representative could damage her credibility. ...
Jul. 29, 2012
1x07 1 1x07 5/1
An anonymous source contacts Charlie and provides advance details on an imminent story of national importance. When news breaks that the President will be making a televised speech ...
Aug. 05, 2012
1x08 1 1x08 The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn
Will and Mac abandon principles when ratings plummet; Sloan is irked by her lack of screen time; Charlie discovers a whistleblower's identity.
Aug. 12, 2012
1x09 1 1x09 The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate
The staff stages a mock debate; Mac has an epiphany; Lisa goes off-script during an interview; Neal goes under cover.
Aug. 19, 2012
1x10 1 1x10 The Greater Fool
In the Season 1 finale, Mac is shaken by a potentially devastating revelation from gossip columnist Nina Howard. Meanwhile, Sloan mulls a new job opportunity; Neal's Internet alias ...
Aug. 26, 2012
 1 TV Special: Making The Newsroom
A behind-the-scenes look at "The Newsroom".
Jun. 14, 2012
 1 TV Special: The Fourth Estate
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Jun. 15, 2012
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