Anchorman Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and his cable news network were right in the thick of the action as "Election Night, Part II," the Aaron Sorkin-written finale of Season 2 of HBO's "The Newsroom," began Sunday (Sept. 15). And as with the previous week's "Part I," there was just as much activity off-camera.
Don (Thomas Sadoski) was working to nail down the tip he'd gotten that Gen. David Petraeus was about to resign. Charlie (Sam Waterston) was debating whether to go with that or with the story about a congressman that had yielded the Petraeus tip, as an intended trade-off.
Don lobbied strongly for the Petraeus story, which Acn would run before anyone else and which he believed would "earn us back some credibility and goodwill" in the wake of the Operation Genoa debacle. In the end, »
Similar News ItemsBarack Obama
- President Trump Has Gop Health Care Vote Pulled Rather Than Risk a Losing Roll Call (From PEOPLE.com. 24 March 2017, 12:58 PM, PDT)
- Was Murdoch's Sky Bid Behind Andrew Napolitano's Fox News Benching? (From hollywoodreporter_tv. 24 March 2017, 11:58 AM, PDT)
- Was Murdoch's Sky Bid Behind Andrew Napolitano's Fox News Benching? (From The Hollywood Reporter - TV News. 24 March 2017, 11:58 AM, PDT)
Mitt Romney (I)
- John Oliver Slams Trump’s Budget Proposal Which Eliminates Public Broadcasting and Nea Funding — Watch (From Indiewire. 20 March 2017, 7:26 AM, PDT)
- John Oliver Slams Trump’s Budget Proposal Which Eliminates Public Broadcasting and Nea Funding — Watch (From Indiewire Television. 20 March 2017, 7:26 AM, PDT)
- Public TV Advocates Prepare for Funding Battle Ahead (From Variety - TV News. 16 March 2017, 4:40 PM, PDT)
- “The Post”: Oscar predictions for March (From Hollywoodnews.com. 17 March 2017, 6:42 AM, PDT)
- The West Wing’s Leo McGarry Explains Addiction Better Than Anything on TV (From TVovermind.com. 11 March 2017, 9:00 PM, PST)
- Exclusive: Gary Cole Talks Meta Experience of ‘The Good Fight’ Tackling His Shelved ‘Law & Order: Svu’ Episode (From Entertainment Tonight. 10 March 2017, 9:56 AM, PST)