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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

Shannon Barney ... Corespondence Dinner Guest
Bryan Casserly ... White House Staffer

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Grace Gummer ... Hallie Shea

John Hawkinson ... Rudy

Michael Hyland ... Bartender

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

A Leslie Kies ... Alex Thacker

Nick Kincaid ... Eli Shapiro

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Keith Powell ... Wyatt Geary

Kara C. Roberts ... Correspondents Dinner Guest

Jane Runnalls ... FBI Tech

Annie Sims ... Correspondents Dinner Guest

Amy Vorpahl ... Gwen
Bryan Williams ... Airport Pedestrian

Emily Wilson ... Shannon Bryer

Season 3, Episode 4: Contempt

30 November 2014

Susie Abraham ... Mimi Tassler

Christopher Baskerville ... Security (Uncreded)

Alexander Bedria ... Priest

Amparo Edo Biol ... Herself - French Horn Player

Adrian Bustamante ... Zach Webber

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Grace Gummer ... Hallie Shea

Margaret Judson ... Tess Westin

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Keith Powell ... Wyatt Geary

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

Annie Sims ... Correspondents Dinner Guest

Lino Tanaka ... Print Reporter

Season 3, Episode 5: Oh Shenandoah

7 December 2014

Michael Ark ... Boris (Honeymoon Man)

Robert Artz ... Moscow Airport Passenger

Frank Cermak Jr. ... Luke

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Francisco Javier Gomez ... Man on Plane

Ilana Guralnik ... Honeymoon Woman

John Hawkinson ... Rudy

James Holloway ... Prison Guard

Margarita Kallas ... Flight Attendant

Terence Leclere ... Photographer

Neil Macwan ... Foreign Diplomat

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Anna Trebunskaya ... Airline Ticket Agent

Morgan Womack ... Russian Passenger / Mourner

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

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

14 December 2014

Christina Blevins ... Guest #1

Frank Cermak Jr. ... Luke

Jeff Daniels ... Will McAvoy

Jane Fonda ... Leona Lansing

John Hawkinson ... Rudy
Erin Helm ... Katy Skinner

Randi Krasny ... Mourner

Abraham Luna ... Mourner

Neil Macwan ... Foreign Diplomat

Patty Malcolm ... Guest #2

Dominic Matteucci ... Mourner

Adina Porter ... Kendra James

Audrey Rose ... Charlie's Daughter

Jonathan Roumie ... French Bartender
Issam Tahan ... Chauffeur

David Ulmer ... Mourner

Stephanie Wiseman ... Choir Member

Morgan Womack ... Russian Passenger / Mourner

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