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The Newsroom (2012)

The Newsroom (2012)





Episode Info

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Cast
Jeff DanielsJeff Daniels
As Will McAvoy
Emily MortimerEmily Mortimer
As Mackenzie MacHale
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
Dev PatelDev Patel
As Neal Sampat
Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
As Sloan Sabbith
Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
As Sloan Sabbith

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Reviews

gdwarner

Reviews: 1
Wow ...!Rating: 2 likes, 3 dislikes

I had downloaded the premier of this show, and ... well, I forgot that I had done so.

By the time I remembered that I had it on my hard drive, the show was on about the sixth or seventh episode ... so I watched that first episode. Read more

Review posted on Thursday, September 20th 2012 at 5:42 am

wiggle46

Reviews: 13
could have been GREATRating: 0 likes, 11 dislikes

I voted a 1 (one) not because of the acting nor the story line but because I cannot follow the story because they are talking so fast! Read more

Review posted on Monday, August 13th 2012 at 7:41 am

3 reviews available
Recaps
1x10: The Greater Fool recap: The episode begins on August 8th 2011, with Will presenting his show. He tells his audience how Standard and Poor has downgraded the US credit rating. He goes on to sight the various examples of how dismally the economy is performing world over. He then specifies that the economic downturn isn’t his big story, his top story of the night is instead about a woman named Dorothy Cooper. The scene then flashes back to eight days earlier. Mac comes searching for him at his house, but doesn’t find him there. Mac and Lonny eventually find Will lying senseless on the bathroom floor, it also turns out he is bleeding... read more.

recap: The episode begins in the dark, with Mackenzie questioning as to why the backup generator isn’t up yet. Will comes in and informs her that they have lost power in the studio. Mackenzie then goes out and informs everyone, maintenance is on their way and the power should be up in some time. Will asks Mackenzie if they have a contingency for if the power doesn’t go on by show time. Mackenzie though looks at it in a totally different way and says the whole thing is a miracle, as everyone involved with the show hated the fact that the Anthony Weiner piece was to be aired, in order to save the ratings. She feels the power outage is godsend, as she felt all along, they were about to do the wrong thing... read more.

1x8: The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn recap: The episode begins and Will is shown chatting with a potential magazine profiler about how he wants the changes at News Night documented. He is dismissive of the writer who once wrote for Newsweek and now runs a blog. The writer, Brian, is insulted that Will basically wants him to audition for the job of writing about him. The writer want to know what Will is prepared to talk about: his childhood, his Republicanism, his personal life. They in the end arrive at a common ground. Meanwhile, Will is shown going to a meeting with Reese, Charlie and Mac. It's May 27, 2011 and Reese is dressing them down for not reporting on Casey Anthony. They took a big ratings hit because of it, from second to fifth place... read more.

1x7: 5/1 recap: The episode begins and Charlie is out on the terrace at Will's apartment getting a call from an anonymous source; he wants to be a "Deep Throat" for him. Inside Will's throwing the one year and one week anniversary party for the reboot of “News Night". The kids are playing drinking games. Will is singing Jonathan Edwards tunes with Jim. Lonny is playing chess. Will is justifying his need for medical marijuana, which is in the cookies he was handed by Neal and his girlfriend. They warn him to be careful. Charlie meanwhile, waits for the email that his source told him was coming. Later Jim is shown looking at his computer and Maggie comes in to chat... read more.

recap: The episode begins with Will fumbling a number of times, while reading the news. Mackenzie later makes him take an eye exam, as a result of that. Turns out, his eyesight is fine. Will then tells her that he did not get much sleep last night. He further elaborates that, he has been recently battling insomnia. He then tells her that he is consulting a doctor, for his issue. He then admits to her that, he last saw the doctor 4 years ago, but has still been paying him for the last 4 years. Later, Will pays Dr. Habib a visit. At the doctor’s office he finds out that, Dr. Habib died 2 years ago, and now his son Dr. Jake Habib has taken over the practice. Jake tells Will “you have been paying me for 2 years” and asks him to come in... read more.
Crew

Creator: Aaron Sorkin
Executive Producer: Denis Biggs, Paul Lieberstein, Scott Rudin, Alan Poul, Aaron Sorkin
Co-Executive Producer: Greg Mottola, Denis Biggs, Paul Redford
Supervising Producer: Charles Goldstein
Co-Producer: Dauri Chase

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Recurring Guests

Trieu Tran as Joey Phan (28 eps)
Wynn Everett as Tamara Hart (27 eps)
Thomas Matthews as Martin Stallworth (27 eps)
John F. Carpenter as Herb Wilson (25 eps)
Charlie Weirauch as Jake Watson (24 eps)
Margaret Judson as Tess Westin (24 eps)
Chris Chalk as Gary Cooper (23 eps)
Adina Porter as Kendra James (20 eps)
Chris Messina (1) as Reese Lansing (15 eps)
Riley Voelkel as Jenna Johnson (15 eps)

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Network: HBO ( USA)
Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama
Status: Ended
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: June 24, 2012
Ended: December 14, 2014
Episodes Order: 6
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