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Mega Buzz: Scandal's Misdirect, The Newsroom's New Outlook and a Sons Death?

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Now that Jake has been arrested, please tell me that Olivia will finally find out that Rowan was behind Jerry's death on Scandal. — Denise

Unfortunately, it doesn't sound like that reveal is coming any time soon. "You always think it can't go on any longer, but they twist it in a way you didn't even think of," star Brian Letscher, who plays Tom, teases of the (inevitable?) reveal. "Rowan is a master manipulator .... and the ripple effects of Tom [saying Jake ordered him to kill Jerry] affect a lot of people in ways he never imagined."

Got anything about the final season of The Newsroom? — Ashley

The season premiere is set around the events of the Boston Marathon bombing and, owing to ACN's screw-up with the Operation Genoa story last season, everyone is appropriately gun shy about reporting the "facts" of the story too quickly...  Read Full Article

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Season 2, Episode 9
Ends 12/31/15. 'Election Night, Part II.' Season Two Finale. As Election Night 2012 winds down, Will and Charlie await a decision from Reese that may impact their future at ACN, and that of the entire senior staff. Sloan learns the identity of the anonymous winning bidder for her book; Don discusses a countersuit against Dantana with Rebecca; Will has a revelation while Charlie shares his.

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Season 2, Episode 8
Ends 12/31/15. 'Election Night, Part I.' News Night goes forward with its 2012 election-night coverage, with Will as the Director of Morale. Sloan is perturbed that her book was auctioned off with a forged signature. Mac tasks Neal to fix a faulty Wikipedia page. Jim weighs the cons of retracting a call he made too soon. The team deliberates over a story that might impact a tight Senate race.

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Season 2, Episode 7
Ends 12/31/14. 'Red Team III.' Through depositions with the newsroom staff, Rebecca pieces together the events that led to ACN's fateful decision to go forward with Dantana's special report on Operation Genoa--as well as the post-air revelations that undermined its credibility. The repercussions threaten to ruin News Night while eclipsing breaking news during another 9/11 anniversary.

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Season 2, Episode 6
Ends 12/31/14. 'One Step Too Many.' Mac and Charlie score a key witness, a retired Marine general, in their attempt to corroborate Dantana's Operation Genoa story. Will follows Nina's lead to soften his image by making an impromptu appearance on a morning talk show. Jim gets unexpected company during his reunion with Hallie, who's in town to cover a Romney rally.

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Mega Buzz: Scandal's Misdirect, The Newsroom's New Outlook and a Sons Death?

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Now that Jake has been arrested, please tell me that Olivia will finally find out that Rowan was behind Jerry's death on Scandal. — Denise

Unfortunately, it doesn't sound like that reveal is coming any time soon. "You always think it can't go on any longer, but they twist it in a way you didn't even think of," star Brian Letscher, who plays Tom, teases of the (inevitable?) reveal. "Rowan is a master manipulator .... and the ripple effects of Tom [saying Jake ordered him to kill Jerry] affect a lot of people in ways he never imagined."

Got anything about the final season of The Newsroom? — Ashley

The season premiere is set around the events of the Boston Marathon bombing and, owing to ACN's screw-up with the Operation Genoa story last season, everyone is appropriately gun shy about reporting the "facts" of the story too quickly... read more

The Newsroom Season 3 Trailer: Boston Marathon Bombing and More

A new trailer for the third and final season of HBO's The Newsroom indicates the series will cover actual news events during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, as well as a fictionalized version of the WikiLeaks scandal.

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Veronica Mars Spin-off Spoofs The Newsroom’s Pretentious Copier Trailer

No matter how you feel about HBO's The Newsroom, I think we can all agree that the drama's Season 3 teaser—which features a copy machine spitting out script pages—is rather pretentious.

Fall TV: Must-see new shows

Naturally, that makes the new trailer for The CW's Veronica Mars spin-off web series Play It Again, Dick—which pokes fun at The Newsroom's with its own take on the copy machine clip... read more

HBO Announces Premieres for The Comeback, The Newsroom and Getting On

Mark your calendars: The ComebackThe Newsroom and Getting On will all return on Sunday, Nov. 9, HBO announced Tuesday.

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Game of Thrones, Fargo Top Emmy Nominations

Game of Thrones topped Thursday's Primetime Emmy nominations with 19, followed by Fargo with 18 and American Horror Story: Coven with 17.

Thrones will duke it out for drama series against reigning champ Breaking Bad,Downton Abbey,  House of Cards, four-time champ Mad Men and True Detective.

Look back at last year's Emmys

True Detective, which opted to enter the drama race instead ...
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Premiered: June 24, 2012, on HBO
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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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