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The Newsroom 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (2012–2014)
A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor.

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Top Rated TV #138 | Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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...  Will McAvoy 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  MacKenzie McHale 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Jim Harper 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Maggie Jordan 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Don Keefer 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Neal Sampat 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Sloan Sabbith 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Charlie Skinner 25 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Gary Cooper 24 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Tess Westin 24 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Kendra James 23 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Herb Wilson 23 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Martin Stallworth 22 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Joey Phan 22 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Jake Watson 19 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Tamara Hart 19 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Jenna Johnson / ... 15 episodes, 2012-2014
...  Reese Lansing 14 episodes, 2012-2014
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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 justified killing, 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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Every story needs a final word. See more »

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A young John Gallagher Jr. was featured in one episode of Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing" as a high school boy named Tyler who helps Josh, Toby, and Donna catch up with the Bartlet campaign after they are left behind by the motorcade in Indiana. See more »

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The very beginning of the title sequence shows the Soviet Sputnik flying with its antennas oriented away from the Earth. The Sputnik wasn't oriented and rotated along all three axes while in space flight. That's why that design of antenna array was chosen - it allows equal transmission of radio signals in all directions. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.49 (2012) See more »

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The Newsroom Main Theme
Written by Thomas Newman
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Witness to genius
24 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

I've been watching television for all of my 57 years on the planet. It is a rare thing when I see a show that grabs me from the first moments and holds me to my chair until the very last, but this just happened tonight as I watched the first episode of The Newsroom. Brilliant writing, terrific characters, excellent dialog, smooth and sexy directing that organically brought all the pieces together, and there couldn't have been better casting. Every character just felt exactly right. When it was over, I said this will be the new West Wing. Jeff Daniels shines in this role and what a great opportunity to showcase his effortless acting. I can easily see major Hollywood "A" listers grabbing their telephone's right now making late Sunday night calls to their agents demanding they get a guest appearance on The Newsroom. I was hoping for good when I heard about this show last winter, but what was delivered was excellence. Well done HBO. You've got me hooked. Well done!


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