The Newsroom Season 1
The Newsroom Season 1
First Air Date: June 24, 2012
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1x10 The Greater Fool (August 26, 2012)
Nina surprises Mac; Sloan considers a job offer; Neal smokes out a threat; Will, Mac and Charlie face off against Leona and Reese.
1x09 The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate (August 19, 2012)
The staff stages a mock debate; Mac has an epiphany; Lisa goes off-script during an interview; Neal goes under cover.
1x08 The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn (August 12, 2012)
Will and Mac abandon principles when ratings plummet; Sloan is irked by her lack of screen time; Charlie discovers a whistleblower's identity.
1x07 5/1 (August 05, 2012)
An anonymous source gives details on an imminent story of national importance. When the President calls a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its 1-year anniversary party and rushes back to the newsroom.
1x06 Bullies (July 29, 2012)
Sloan harshly questions a Tokyo power-company representative during the Japanese earthquake nuclear crisis; Will learns a lesson about bullying after his rude behavior in an interview.
1x05 Amen (July 22, 2012)
Neal finds someone who can provide updates from Cairo as the staff strive to give equal attention to uprisings there and in Wisconson.
1x04 I'll Try to Fix You (July 15, 2012)
Will's mission attracts a tabloid's attention; Wade has information about the government's fight against white-collar crime; Maggie finds a date for Jim, and Sloan has trouble being a matchmaker.
1x03 The 112th Congress (July 08, 2012)
Tea Party critiques draw the ire of network executives and CEO Leona Lansing. Don confronts Elliot about his analytical skills; Jim helps Maggie during a panic attack; and Mac is unnerved by Will's endless parade of romantic conquests.
1x02 News Night 2.0 (July 01, 2012)
MacKenzie wants an economist to give a nightly financial report on "News Night". Jim covers for Maggie's mistake; Charlie ends Reese's meetings with Will, and a breakup story is a secret no more.
1x01 We Just Decided To (June 24, 2012)
"News Night" anchor Will McAvoy returns to work after a public meltdown to find most of his staff has jumped ship, but new hires help steer the show when news of a catastrophe breaks in the spring of 2010.