The Newsroom

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.

Season 2, Episode 8 Election Night, Part 1

First Aired: September 8, 2013

Part 1 of 2. Election-night coverage proceeds—in the wake of Leona's refusal to accept the resignations of three staff members—with Will in charge of morale. Meanwhile, Sloan is miffed when her book is auctioned off with a forged signature; Neal is tasked with fixing an inaccurate Web page; Jim mulls retracting a prediction; and a Senate race is too close to call.

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  • Premiered: June 24, 2012
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • 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. (more)

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