The Newsroom Episodes

2012, TV Show

The Newsroom Episode: "The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate"

Season 1, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: 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.
Original Air Date: Aug 19, 2012
Guest Cast Jake McDorman: Tate Brady Paul Schneider: Brian Brenner David Krumholtz: Dr. Jack Habib Chris Chalk: Gary Cooper Terry Crews: Lonny Church Adam Arkin: Adam Roth Kelen Coleman: Lisa Adina Porter: Kendra James
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Season 1, Episode 9
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Length: 56:00
Aired: 8/19/2012
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Premiered: June 24, 2012, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: 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.



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