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Season: 1 | 2 | 3
Year: 2012 | 2013 | 2014


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: We Just Decided To

24 June 2012
Will's professional idealism is put to the test with his new news team when they are first to cover the Deep Horizon platform oil spill.

Season 1, Episode 2: News Night 2.0

1 July 2012
The news team make their first stumble when their spotlight on Arizona's new immigration law turns into a pundit free-for-all debacle.

Season 1, Episode 3: The 112th Congress

8 July 2012
As the news team covers the Tea Party candidates during the US Congressional mid-term elections, the network 's senior executives confront Charlie about Will's newly confrontational tone.

Season 1, Episode 4: I'll Try to Fix You

15 July 2012
Will's new idealism leads him to be playing into the hands of the tabloid press determined to discredit him.

Season 1, Episode 5: Amen

22 July 2012
On the week of 2011's Valentine's Day, the news team is forced to hire a local Egyptian stringer to report on Arab Spring developments and find they have placed him in great danger.

Season 1, Episode 6: Bullies

29 July 2012
As Will deals with insomnia and online death threats, Sloan's frustrating interview with a Japanese nuclear rep about the Fukushima disaster gets her in major trouble.

Season 1, Episode 7: 5/1

5 August 2012
When Charlie gets a tip from a mysterious informant that the President is about to make a major announcement, the news team tries to confirm what it is about.

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Emily Mortimer ... MacKenzie McHale

John Gallagher Jr. ... Jim Harper

Alison Pill ... Maggie Jordan

Thomas Sadoski ... Don Keefer

Dev Patel ... Neal Sampat

Olivia Munn ... Sloan Sabbith

Sam Waterston ... Charlie Skinner

David Harbour ... Elliot Hirsch

Terry Crews ... Lonny Church

Kelen Coleman ... Lisa Lambert

Stephen Henderson ... Solomon Hancock (voice) (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)

Christina Kirk ... Flight Attendant

Natalie Morales ... Kaylee

Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Jane Barrow

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Chris Chalk ... Gary Cooper

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Wynn Everett ... Tamara Hart

Thomas Matthews ... Martin Stallworth

John F. Carpenter ... Herb Wilson

Trieu Tran ... Joey Phan

Charlie Weirauch ... Jake Watson

Ashton Moio ... Lester
David Douglas ... Peter

Jeff Corbett ... Captain Louis Embry

Mark Scheibmeir ... East Room Reporter
Kahlil Garcia ... Police Officer #2

Bruno Amato ... Police Officer #3

Sergio Enrique ... Police Officer

Ron Ostrow ... Passenger #1

Chase Kim ... Passenger #2

Reatha Grey ... Passenger #3

Jordana Capra ... Passenger #4

Jaimie Fauth ... Passenger #5

James Hamrick ... Jesse

Lucinda Lewis ... NY Business Executive
Marc Abbink ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)

Wolf Blitzer ... Himself - On TV Monitor (archive footage) (uncredited)
Dana Bonner ... Newsroom Staff (uncredited)

Barack Obama ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Geraldo Rivera ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn

12 August 2012
To salvage their ratings, the news team decides to lead with lurid criminal trial coverage at the expense of more worthy stories like the debt ceiling debate.

Season 1, Episode 9: The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate

19 August 2012
To get the last rating jump to get the Republican Party Debate, the news team get an exclusive interview with a former friend of Casey Anthony.

Season 1, Episode 10: The Greater Fool

26 August 2012
Will is in the hospital and is too discouraged to return to work as his colleagues get the final clue needed to thwart the execs wanting to fire him.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers

14 July 2013
A lawyer interviews Will McAvoy about an institutional failure at ACN related to a news story that has been proved inaccurate.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Genoa Tip

21 July 2013
After running with what the team believes is an accurate tip backfires, delivering a heavy blow to their credibility.

Season 2, Episode 3: Willie Pete

28 July 2013
Will discovers that someone has leaked information to Nina Howard, the Genoa team uncovers more leads in the story, and Maggie prepares for the Uganda trip. Meanwhile, Jim takes a stand against Romney's press team.

Season 2, Episode 4: Unintended Consequences

4 August 2013
October 3, 2011: When Will's interview with Shelly of OWS goes horribly wrong, the Genoa team are at risk of losing a potentially valuable lead. Recounting her trip in Uganda to Rebecca Halliday, Maggie relives the experience. Jim's frustrations with the Romney campaign continue.

Season 2, Episode 5: News Night with Will McAvoy

11 August 2013
March 16, 2012: As fighting erupts in Syria and investigations into the killing of Trayvon Martin begin, Will receives a surprise phone call from his father. Meanwhile, pictures of Sloan posing naked appear on the web and Jim believes Maggie's performance at work is being affected by her time in Uganda.

Season 2, Episode 6: One Step Too Many

18 August 2013
Will makes an appearance on an ACN morning show. Jim meets old friends and foes when Hallie comes to visit. The ACN staff interview a general with knowledge of Operation Genoa, but Jerry's handling of the interview may prove costly.

Season 2, Episode 7: Red Team III

25 August 2013
In the aftermath of ACN's Operation Genoa report, the staff who put it together face some serious blowback, not just when the government responds but also when the sources' credibility comes into question.

Season 2, Episode 8: Election Night: Part I

8 September 2013
On the night of the 2012 presidential election, Maggie and Don chase a story, Sloan and Mac ask Neal for a favor, Don learns that Jerry has a lawsuit in store for him too, and Will and Mac's personal differences return.

Season 2, Episode 9: Election Night: Part II

15 September 2013
As coverage of Election Night 2012 continues, the staff has to decide on which breaking story to pursue. Leona decides to let Reese decide. Mac and Will's situation heads closer to the edge. And Sloan finds her anonymous bidder.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Boston

9 November 2014
In the wake of the Genoa debacle, the team decides to use 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.

Season 3, Episode 2: Run

16 November 2014
While Rebecca must once again defend ACN during a possible lawsuit, Will tries to protect Neal from the aftermath of the DOD leak; Charlie and Leona deal with a hostile takeover; Sloan worries about Don's involvement with insider information.

Season 3, Episode 3: Main Justice

23 November 2014
When the team attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, Mac makes an unexpected acquaintance and Will gets a surprise.

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Emily Mortimer ... MacKenzie McHale

John Gallagher Jr. ... Jim Harper

Alison Pill ... Maggie Jordan

Thomas Sadoski ... Don Keefer

Dev Patel ... Neal Sampat (credit only)

Olivia Munn ... Sloan Sabbith

Sam Waterston ... Charlie Skinner

Marcia Gay Harden ... Rebecca Halliday

Chris Messina ... Reese Lansing

Mary McCormack ... Molly Levy

B.J. Novak ... Lucas Pruit

Clea DuVall ... Lilly Hart

Grace Gummer ... Hallie Shea

Jimmi Simpson ... Jack Spaniel

Paul Lieberstein ... Richard Westbrook

Keith Powell ... Wyatt Geary

Derek Webster ... Rodger Hutchinson

Chris Chalk ... Gary Cooper

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

A Leslie Kies ... Alex Thacker

Jane Fonda ... Leona Lansing

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Thomas Matthews ... Martin Stallworth

John F. Carpenter ... Herb Wilson

Riley Voelkel ... Jenna Johnson

John Hawkinson ... Rudy

Nick Kincaid ... Eli Shapiro

Amy Vorpahl ... Gwen

Victoria Garcia-Kelleher ... Millie

Emily Wilson ... Shannon Bryer
Patrick Birkett ... Elderly Man

Michael Hyland ... Bartender

Angela Fornero ... White House Staffer

Matthew Rocheleau ... White House Staffer

Jane Runnalls ... FBI Tech

Lee Anne Ford ... Party Guest

Brian Howe ... Barry Lasenthal
Michael D. Rice ... FBI Agent

Jennifer Roberts ... Correspondents Dinner Guest

Shannon Barney ... Corespondence Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Bryan Casserly ... White House Staffer (uncredited)

Kara C. Roberts ... Correspondents Dinner Guest (uncredited)

Annie Sims ... Correspondents Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Bryan Williams ... Airport Pedestrian (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: Contempt

30 November 2014
Will continues to defy the government by refusing to out the name of the source of the stolen documents. The team tries to make sure that the first reporter that wrote the story gets out of the middle east safely, and ACN's new buyer's style of news doesn't sit well with Charlie. Sloane and Don keep dodging Human Resources, and Mac sets up a secret meeting of her own. Sloane and Charlie try to find another buyer for ACN. Jim tries to be supportive of his girlfriend's online column.

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Emily Mortimer ... MacKenzie McHale

John Gallagher Jr. ... Jim Harper

Alison Pill ... Maggie Jordan

Thomas Sadoski ... Don Keefer

Dev Patel ... Neal Sampat (credit only)

Olivia Munn ... Sloan Sabbith

Sam Waterston ... Charlie Skinner

Marcia Gay Harden ... Rebecca Halliday

Chris Messina ... Reese Lansing

B.J. Novak ... Lucas Pruit

Clea DuVall ... Lilly Hart

Grace Gummer ... Hallie Shea

Jimmi Simpson ... Jack Spaniel

Brian Howe ... Barry Lasenthal

Keith Powell ... Wyatt Geary

Talia Balsam ... Toni Dodd

Chris Chalk ... Gary Cooper

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Casey Sander ... Judge Cedarman

Alexander Bedria ... Priest

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Thomas Matthews ... Martin Stallworth

Riley Voelkel ... Jenna Johnson
Katie Boeck ... Singer

Susie Abraham ... Mimi Tassler

Adrian Bustamante ... Zachary Webber
Sarah Benoit ... Veteran Journalist
Maho Honda ... Waitress

Nick Kincaid ... Eli Shapiro
Lydia Veilleux ... Violinist

Christopher Baskerville ... Security (uncredited)

Amparo Edo Biol ... Herself - French Horn Player (uncredited)

Nickole Karpenko ... Photographer (uncredited)

Kara C. Roberts ... Correspondents Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Jaclyn Rose ... Young Media Type (uncredited)

Annie Sims ... Correspondents Dinner Guest (uncredited)

Lino Tanaka ... Print Reporter (uncredited)

Darren Whitfield ... US Marshall (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: Oh Shenandoah

7 December 2014
Shocking information regarding the source comes to light in the fight for Will's freedom.

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Emily Mortimer ... MacKenzie McHale

John Gallagher Jr. ... Jim Harper

Alison Pill ... Maggie Jordan

Thomas Sadoski ... Don Keefer

Dev Patel ... Neal Sampat (credit only)

Olivia Munn ... Sloan Sabbith

Sam Waterston ... Charlie Skinner

Marcia Gay Harden ... Rebecca Halliday

B.J. Novak ... Lucas Pruit

Kevin Rankin ... Cellmate

Sarah Sutherland ... Mary

Brian Howe ... Barry Lasenthal

Chris Chalk ... Gary Cooper

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Jon Bass ... Bree Dorrit

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Wynn Everett ... Tamara Hart

Thomas Matthews ... Martin Stallworth

John F. Carpenter ... Herb Wilson

Trieu Tran ... Joey Phan

Riley Voelkel ... Jenna Johnson

John Hawkinson ... Rudy

Anna Trebunskaya ... Ticket Agent

Ilana Guralnik ... Honeymoon Woman

Michael Ark ... Honeymoon Man

Terence Leclere ... Photographer

Francisco Javier Gomez ... Man on Plane

Margarita Kallas ... Flight Attendant

Nelson Cheng ... Rebecca's Assistant

James Holloway ... Guard

Frank Cermak Jr. ... ACN Digital Staffer (as Frank Cermak)

Sarah Scott Davis ... Terry Smith

Americo Galli ... ABC Reporter

Robert Artz ... Moscow Airport Passenger (uncredited)

Jon Komp Shin ... NYPD Police Officer (uncredited)

Morgan Womack ... Russian Passenger / Mourner (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 6: What Kind of Day Has It Been

14 December 2014
The team looks forward as they mourn the loss of a coworker.

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Emily Mortimer ... MacKenzie McHale

John Gallagher Jr. ... Jim Harper

Alison Pill ... Maggie Jordan

Thomas Sadoski ... Don Keefer

Dev Patel ... Neal Sampat

Olivia Munn ... Sloan Sabbith

Sam Waterston ... Charlie Skinner

B.J. Novak ... Lucas Pruit

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Jane Fonda ... Leona Lansing

Jon Bass ... Bree Dorrit

Christina Blevins ... Funeral Guest

John F. Carpenter ... Herb Wilson

Frank Cermak Jr. ... Luke (as Frank Cermak)

Chris Chalk ... Gary Cooper

Andrew Collins ... Floor Mananger

Richie Cottrell ... Ned
Nhi Dang ... Jenna's Friend
Irina Davidoff ... Cleaning Woman

Lauren de Miranda ... Student

Wynn Everett ... Tamara Hart

Joanna Gleason ... Nancy Skinner

John Hawkinson ... Rudy

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Patty Malcolm ... Funeral Guest

Thomas Matthews ... Martin Stallworth
Jared Prokop ... Bo
Jared Prokop ... Bo
Jared Prokop ... Bo

Jonathan Roumie ... French Bartender

Trieu Tran ... Joey Phan

Riley Voelkel ... Jenna Johnson

Randi Krasny ... Mourner (uncredited)

Abraham Luna ... Mourner (uncredited)

Neil Macwan ... Foreign Diplomat (uncredited)

Dominic Matteucci ... Mourner (uncredited)

Audrey Rose ... Charlie's Daughter (uncredited)
Issam Tahan ... Chauffeur (uncredited)

David Ulmer ... Mourner (uncredited)

Stephanie Wiseman ... Choir Member (uncredited)

Morgan Womack ... Russian Passenger / Mourner (uncredited)

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