May, 2011. Ratings have dropped like a stone with viewers switching to "Nancy Grace" for the Casey Anthony trial. Charlie insists they start reporting on Anthony fearing that the ratings fall will mean ACN won't get to lead on presidential debates (they have a game-changing idea) and that Leona will have her excuse to fire Will. Mackenzie pitches fits and grumbles. Then, Anthony Weiner's genitalia become news, and there's precious little room for Sloane to report that a Congressional decision to debate the debt ceiling will precipitate fiscal havoc. Will invites Mac's ex to audition for a cover story about the show. A scandal is brewing, and the weather also wants a piece of the hour. Written by
Did You Know?
During a news meeting to discuss the Casey Anthony story, Mackenzie uses a dry-erase board to cross off stories that will get removed from the newscast. The first story is "1. Senate obstruction becomes worst in U.S. history". The shot where she strikes out the story, "senate" is misspelled as "senat". See more
[Solomon takes the battery out of Charlie's phone and gives it back
I'm never gonna be able to put that back together.
They're coming out with a better model in 6 months.
That's very unusual for the tech-industry.
References Max Hell Frog Warrior
The Newsroom Main Theme
Performed by Thomas Newman
Written by Thomas Newman See more