The Newsroom Season 1

Season 1

The Newsroom Season 1

First Air Date: October 21, 1996

First Aired on    :   1996
Episodes    :   13 episodes



Episodes

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1x13 The Campaign (March 31, 1997)


Anchorman Jim decides to run for political office, but he makes the further mistake of letting George and other newsroom staffers run his campaign.


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1x12 Meltdown (3) (March 24, 1997)


George finally becomes so obsessed with the threat to his own life that he can no longer handle reporting on the state of the emergency.


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1x11 Meltdown (2) (March 17, 1997)


As the news staff at the station panics, George interviews nuclear experts and tries to figure out how to make them entertaining on TV.


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1x10 Meltdown (1) (March 03, 1997)


A visit by director David Cronenberg is eclipsed by the shocking prospect of a possible meltdown at a nearby nuclear reactor.


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1x09 Parking (February 24, 1997)


George is driven to the edge of paranoia by the cumulation of a strange voice-mail message, the abduction of his couch, and the search for an indoor parking space.


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1x08 Unity (February 17, 1997)


A female guest discussing the issue of Canadian unity is attracted to Jim, apparently impressed by his incredible ignorance.


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1x07 Dis and Dat (February 10, 1997)


After George asks the young woman sitting outside his boss's office to get him coffee, Graham introduces her. She is Gillian Sorros, the new head of regional programming. She arrives with some strong ideas about George and his news department.


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1x06 Petty Tyranny (November 25, 1996)


George is obsessed with finding a bran muffin, but ends up in the middle of a fight with the cafeteria manager instead. The newsroom is excited to learn that Cynthia Dale will be spending two weeks with them until George manages to offend her, several times.


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1x05 A Bad Day (November 18, 1996)


Insulting his colleagues is bad enough, but when George hits on a female guest, she walks off the show.


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1x04 The Kevorkian Joke (November 11, 1996)


When a failing screenwriter decides to commit suicide, George turns his videotaped attempt into a 5-part ratings winner. Then his new video star starts to have second thoughts.


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1x03 Deeper, Deeper (November 04, 1996)


Everyone is in fear for their jobs after the network announces budget cuts. George promises to fight the brass on their behalf, but the only one he actually fights to save is his own.


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1x02 Dinner at Eight (October 28, 1996)


When it is decided to hire a new co-anchor, Jim feels his job is in jeopardy.


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1x01 The Walking Shoe Incident (October 21, 1996)


George interviews people for a job as his personal assistant.




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