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The Newsroom: Unintended Consequences

Maggie attempts to convince ACN lawyer Rebecca that she is mentally stable, but finds it difficult. Neal's 'Occupy' contact becomes enraged after a hostile interview with Will, and refuses to provide needed information on a story. Jim gets chewed out by Mac for giving up a guaranteed interview with Mitt Romney in order to save Hallie from further trouble with her own boss.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x4
Airdate: Sunday August 04th, 2013

Director: Carl Franklin
Writer: Aaron Sorkin

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Sep 23, 2013
DK (DR2) Mar 24, 2014


Guest Stars
Adina PorterAdina Porter
As Kendra James
Aya CashAya Cash
As Shelly Wexler
Chris ChalkChris Chalk
As Gary Cooper
Constance ZimmerConstance Zimmer
As Taylor Warren
David HarbourDavid Harbour
As Elliot Hirsch
Grace GummerGrace Gummer
As Hallie Shea
Hamish LinklaterHamish Linklater
As Jerry Dantana
Marcia Gay HardenMarcia Gay Harden
As Rebecca Halliday
Gilbert OwuorGilbert Owuor
As Ronald
Ntare MwineNtare Mwine
As Pastor Moses

Co-Guest Stars
Andy WagnerAndy Wagner
As Ken Weinraub
Cameron GharaeeCameron Gharaee
As Stillman
Charlie WeirauchCharlie Weirauch
As Jake Watson
Joel JohnstoneJoel Johnstone
As Cameron
John F. CarpenterJohn F. Carpenter
As Herb Wilson
Margaret JudsonMargaret Judson
As Tess Westin
Marque Richardson, IIMarque Richardson, II
As Mark Gage
Nick GehlfussNick Gehlfuss
As Ross Kessler
Riley VoelkelRiley Voelkel
As Jenna Johnson
Thomas MatthewsThomas Matthews
As Martin Stallworth
Trieu TranTrieu Tran
As Joey Phan
Wynn EverettWynn Everett
As Tamara Hart
Briana VenskusBriana Venskus
As Soldier
Demoze TalbotDemoze Talbot
As Daniel
Dio Chaz JohnsonDio Chaz Johnson
As Soldier #2
Julia ChoJulia Cho
As Clerk
Tamika Katon-DonegalTamika Katon-Donegal
As Female Soldier
Main Cast
Jeff DanielsJeff Daniels
As Will McAvoy
Emily MortimerEmily Mortimer
As Mackenzie MacHale
John Gallagher, Jr.John Gallagher, Jr.
As Jim Harper
Alison PillAlison Pill
As Maggie Jordan
Thomas SadoskiThomas Sadoski
As Don Keefer
Dev PatelDev Patel
As Neal Sampat
Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
As Sloan Sabbith
Sam WaterstonSam Waterston
As Charlie Skinner
Other Episode Crew

CreatorAaron Sorkin
Executive ProducerScott Rudin  |  Alan Poul  |  Aaron Sorkin
Co-Executive ProducerDenis Biggs
Co-ProducerChristine Larson-nitzsche  |  Dauri Chase  |  Eli Bush  |  Lauren Lohman
Associate ProducerSarah Rath
Production DesignerRichard Hoover
EditorRon Rosen
CastingNancy M. Perkins
Unit Production ManagerChristine Larson-nitzsche
First Assistant DirectorKenneth Roth (1)
Second Assistant DirectorZach Hunt
MusicJohnny Klimek
Director of PhotographyTodd McMullen
Production SupervisorJulie Camino
Main Title ThemeThomas Newman
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