The Newsroom (2012– )

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A news anchor's life is stirred up when he's forced to work with a new team of colleagues.

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 Tess Westin (22 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Will McAvoy (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 MacKenzie McHale (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jim Harper (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Maggie Jordan (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Don Keefer (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Neal Sampat (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Sloan Sabbith (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Charlie Skinner (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Gary Cooper (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Kendra James (19 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Herb Wilson (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Joey Phan (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jake Watson (19 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Tamara Hart (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Martin Stallworth (17 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Reese Lansing (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Hallie Shea (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Elliot Hirsch (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jenna Johnson / ... (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
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A news team attempts to create a news show that reports the news in an ethical and reasonable way. They take real, newsworthy events from our world as they're happening (such as bin Laden's assassination, NSA spying, etc) and report on them as if they were an actual news station that followed rational and moral guidelines, in a biting criticism of our popular press and a clever blurring of art and reality. Written by Guy T

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24 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

THIS IS THE MOST EXCITING SHOW I HAVE SEEN ON T.V. SINCE "THE WEST WING."

I used TWW because, yes, this too is an Aaron Sorkin tour-de-force.

Imagine your most idealized concept of how news SHOULD be reported. Now, imagine any news service (network or cable) who would actually report the news. Now, put someone in charge who will clean house and hire people who will actually do their jobs, without regard to ratings or demographics.

Aw, forget it. That only happens on T.V. Usually HBO. Wait!! This IS HBO!! And, when that oil rig in the gulf blows out, only a couple of people see the true potential of the consequences of that explosion. And they just happen to be well-connected enough to get on-the-record statements from people who are in positions to know what they're talking about. Like the people who would become known to all of us soon while the greatest oil spill in history gets out of control, but also gets spun to everyone's benefit.

But this show is NOT about the spill. It's about a group of highly- qualified people coming together to produce a news show that actually dispenses NEWS. I have great hope for future episodes. I even watched this first episode twice. Great show.


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