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.

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.

Boston Season 3, Episode 1 Feb 15, 2005 Paid

Season 3 Premiere. Will, Mac and the News Night team decide to err on the side of caution in reporting a major breaking story; Neal is contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents; Sloan looks to solve a takeover puzzle.

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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 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…)
TV Is the Answer: The Newsroom
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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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