The Newsroom

  • 2004
  • TV Show
  • None

A self-serving news director presides over a regional broadcast in this acclaimed satire from Canadian writer-director-star Ken Finkleman. Seven years separated the first and second sets of 13 episodes, during which time he created three other limited-run series, plus a TV-movie (`Escape from the Newsroom') based on the earlier 13 episodes.

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Aaron Sorkin Apologizes for The Newsroom: "I'd Like to Start Over"

Aaron Sorkin says he'd like to apologize to people who may have misinterpreted his intentions with his HBO series The Newsroom. "I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with The Newsroom and I apologize and I'd like to start o… Read more

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Oh Shenandoah Season 3, Episode 5 Feb 15, 2005 Paid

Incarcerated for contempt, Will refuses to reveal the name of Neal's government source. Appearing to embrace Pruit's mandate to capture younger viewers, Charlie orders a reluctant Don to track down principals in a sexual- abuse case at an elite college. Sloan voices her objection to a new digital site built by Neal's replacement, Bree. Stranded in a Moscow airport, Jim and Maggie look to land seats for a Cuban-bound plane, hoping to interview one of its high-profile passengers.

Contempt Season 3, Episode 4 Mar 22, 2005 Paid

Facing a court subpoena and possible incarceration for contempt, Will stands firm in his refusal to reveal the source of the stolen DOD documents. As Charlie's distain for Lucas reaches a fever pitch, Sloan and Mac scramble to find a more acceptable, 11th-hour buyer for ACN. Jim's relationship with Hallie is put to the test by her new job at Carnivore, a start-up website.

Main Justice Season 3, Episode 3 Mar 8, 2005 Subscription

Leona and Reece look to raise cash in order to salvage ACN and thwart Blair and Randy. Will gets a surprise at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, while Charlie trades visions with ACN suitor Lucas Pruit. Maggie's EPA scoop makes it to News Night. Sloan and Don try to keep their relationship a secret from the new HR veep.

Run Season 3, Episode 2 Mar 1, 2005 Subscription

With Rebecca again tasked with defending ACN in a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the fallout over the DOD leak. Charlie and Leona enter the fray of a hostile-takeover gambit. Sloan fears Don may be guilty of cashing in on insider information; Maggie ponders the ethics of eavesdropping; Hallie pays a price for a late-night tweet.

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Season 1 Recap
02:07 — Revisit the events from Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed HBO series 'The Newsroom.'
Season 3 Invitation to the Set
01:32 — Delve inside the third and final season of 'The Newsroom' with creator Aaron Sorkin and the stars of the acclaimed HBO series, including Jeff Daniels, (more…)
Season 1
See all 10 episodes from Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed HBO drama series starring Jeff Daniels as a volatile cable-news anchor, plus behind-the- (more…)
Season 1
See all 10 episodes from Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed HBO drama series starring Jeff Daniels as a volatile cable-news anchor, plus behind-the- (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 12, 2004
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A self-serving news director presides over a regional broadcast in this acclaimed satire from Canadian writer-director-star Ken Finkleman. Seven years separated the first and second sets of 13 episodes, during which time he created three other limited-run… (more)

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