The Newsroom: Season 2, Episode 3

Willie Pete (28 Jul. 2013)

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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.

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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.

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During the rundown meeting, the staff are eating pizza. The web address of the pizza is "joespizza.it", which is a real restaurant chain in the Los Angeles area (including Hollywood, where the series is filmed), although the fictional ACN studio and its AWM headquarters are in New York City. See more »

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The Big Dramactic Gesture

Was HBO's Newsroom just a little better in episode 803, "Willy Pete"? Well, Mackenzie didn't hit anyone during the episode.

But MacKenzie is still vying for "The-Most-Annoying-Ex-Girlfriend-Ever" title. During this episode she asks Will at least a dozen times about the phone message he left for her last season after covering the "Osama-is-dead" telecast. It was "Don't think I'm only saying this because I am high, but …" Mackenzie is pestering him to say what came after the "but. She pestered him about most of last season too, but now she has reached new heights on the "Pest-O-Meter.

This is an excerpt from my review on my blogspot blog: Premium Cable Reviews


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