The events that led to the inception of 'News Night 2.0' are explained, as Charlie tries to convince MacKenzie in accepting a TV role. Sloan and Don recount the events that led to Charlie's heart attack, both accusing themselves of contributing to his death. Maggie and Jim continue to face questions about their relationship, whilst Will and ACN staff have trouble keeping a secret.
Did You Know?
In the flashback sequence, Will references Aaron Sorkin's first fictional news show, Sports Night. The softer version of Will goes to the first break with the words, "so stick around." This is the same tag line that Dan and Casey used throughout the series when going to the first commercial break. See more
(at around 34 mins) There is a laptop with a YouTube video titled "Schumacher Breaks Record", but the F1 cars in the video are the Ferrari of Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost, and the McLaren of Ayrton Senna from the 1990 season. At that time Michael Shumacher wasn't racing in F1 yet. See more
You embarrass me. It took me a long time to build ACN Digital. I was laughed at by the people in this newsroom. People I respect and respect what I did around here, but I built this into a tool that gathered, expanded on and disseminated information that's useful. I kept telling my colleagues and my bosses that the internet is user sensitive just like most things and I watched from a thousand miles away while you proved that. You embarrass me.
Silent end credits. See more
References The Hurt Locker
The Newsroom Main Theme
Written by Thomas Newman
Performed by Thomas Newman See more