The Newsroom Season 1

Season 1

The Newsroom Season 1

First Air Date: June 24, 2012

First Aired on    :   2012
Episodes    :   10 episodes



Episodes

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.




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