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A drama set at a fictional cable-news network re-creates actual events to show how they're covered by "News Night" anchor Will McAvoy and his staff.

Premiered: June 24, 2012

Rating: TV-MA

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Season 1, Episode 9 The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate

First Aired: August 19, 2012

The "News Night" staff host a mock debate for two Republican Party officials; a power outage energizes Mac's thought process; Charlie evaluates an intelligence-agency insider's reliability; Lisa does an on-air interview; Neal poses as an Internet troll.

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The Blackout Part 1: Tragedy Porn

Season 1, Episode 8

August 12, 2012

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The Greater Fool

Season 1, Episode 10

August 26, 2012

Guest Cast

Paul Schneider Brian Brenner
Adam Arkin Adam Roth
Adina Porter Kendra James
David Krumholtz Dr. Jack Habib
Jake McDorman Tate Brady
Terry Crews Lonny Church