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The Newsroom: One Step Too Many

Mac and Charlie obtain an interview with a possibly damning witness to Operation Genoa. In an effort to improve his public image, Will makes a disastrous appearance on ACN's morning chat show. Jim's reunion with Hallie is complicated by various uninvited guests. Jerry Dantana makes a decision that could cost him his entire career.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x6
Airdate: Sunday August 18th, 2013

Director: Julian Farino
Writer: Aaron Sorkin

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Oct 07, 2013
DK (DR2) Apr 07, 2014


Guest Stars
Chris ChalkChris Chalk
As Gary Cooper
Constance ZimmerConstance Zimmer
As Taylor Warren
Grace GummerGrace Gummer
As Hallie Shea
Hamish LinklaterHamish Linklater
As Jerry Dantana
Hope DavisHope Davis
As Nina Howard
Marcia Gay HardenMarcia Gay Harden
As Rebecca Halliday
Merle DandridgeMerle Dandridge
As Maria Guerrero
Patrick FabianPatrick Fabian
As Tony Hart
Stephen RootStephen Root
As General Stomtonovich
Melanie PapaliaMelanie Papalia
As Aubrey Lyons

Co-Guest Stars
Andy WagnerAndy Wagner
As Ken Weinraub
Charlie WeirauchCharlie Weirauch
As Jake Watson
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
Trieu TranTrieu Tran
As Joey Phan
Carrie MalabreCarrie Malabre
As Waitress
Cherie DalyCherie Daly
As Chelsea
Drew WicksDrew Wicks
As Randall Dell
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
EditorMichelle Tesoro
CastingNancy M. Perkins
Unit Production ManagerChristine Larson-nitzsche
First Assistant DirectorJohn Pontrelli
Second Assistant DirectorRuby Stillwater
MusicJohnny Klimek
Director of PhotographyTodd McMullen
Production SupervisorJulie Camino
Main Title ThemeThomas Newman
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