The Newsroom (2004–2005)

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Resuscitation of the acclaimed 1996-97 series that picks up nearly a decade later. We again follow the exploits of George Findlay in this biting satire of the day-to-day operations of the mainstream news media.

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Ken Finkleman ...
 George Findlay (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
Matt Watts ...
 Matt (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Karen (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
Douglas Bell ...
 Allen (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jim Walcott (16 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Alex (13 episodes, 2004)
Holly Lewis ...
 Claire (11 episodes, 2004)
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Resuscitation of the acclaimed 1996-97 series that picks up nearly a decade later. We again follow the exploits of George Findlay in this biting satire of the day-to-day operations of the mainstream news media.

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Close-ups of with TV monitors in the immediate background have their screens blurred due to real life TV shows being aired on them. See more »

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George Findlay: [George's car has been sideswiped by a worker from the French Consulate who refuses to pay for the damages] Of course he was drunk! The French always drive drunk! Look at Princess Di's driver! Bombed out of his mind! Do you know what the sobriety test is in France? Is the driver's liver functioning?
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Different style, still one of the best things on tv
18 February 2004 | by (St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador , Canada) – See all my reviews

While Ken has made the show much more darker (I think there has been a death in every show), it still remains an incredibly funny show. George Findlay was always the most interesting character in the original series, thus I have no problems with there being a lack of returning cast members. Amongst the new actors, I especially enjoy Matt Watts, whose deapan delivery makes his character much funnier than he should be. Overall, a solid return for Finklemen after all those artier than thou pretentious pieces that he did after the original series (More Tears was still good though).


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