Season 1
The Newsroom
10 EPISODES • 2012
Season 1 of The Newsroom was released on June 24 and consists of 10 episodes.


1: We Just Decided To
Jun 24, 2012
"News Night" anchor Will McAvoy returns to work after a public meltdown to find most of his staff has jumped ship, but new hires help steer the show when news of a catastrophe breaks in the spring of 2010.
2: News Night 2.0
Jul 1, 2012
MacKenzie wants an economist to give a nightly financial report on "News Night". Jim covers for Maggie's mistake; Charlie ends Reese's meetings with Will, and a breakup story is a secret no more.
3: The 112th Congress
Jul 8, 2012
Tea Party critiques draw the ire of network executives and CEO Leona Lansing. Don confronts Elliot about his analytical skills; Jim helps Maggie during a panic attack; and Mac is unnerved by Will's endless parade of romantic conquests.
4: I'll Try to Fix You
Jul 15, 2012
Will's mission attracts a tabloid's attention; Wade has information about the government's fight against white-collar crime; Maggie finds a date for Jim, and Sloan has trouble being a matchmaker.
5: Amen
Jul 22, 2012
Neal finds someone who can provide updates from Cairo as the staff strive to give equal attention to uprisings there and in Wisconson.
6: Bullies
Jul 29, 2012
Sloan harshly questions a Tokyo power-company representative during the Japanese earthquake nuclear crisis; Will learns a lesson about bullying after his rude behavior in an interview.
7: 5/1
Aug 5, 2012
An anonymous source gives details on an imminent story of national importance. When the President calls a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its 1-year anniversary party and rushes back to the newsroom.
8: The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn
Aug 12, 2012
Will and Mac abandon principles when ratings plummet; Sloan is irked by her lack of screen time; Charlie discovers a whistleblower's identity.
9: The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate
Aug 19, 2012
The staff stages a mock debate; Mac has an epiphany; Lisa goes off-script during an interview; Neal goes under cover.
10: The Greater Fool
Aug 26, 2012
Nina surprises Mac; Sloan considers a job offer; Neal smokes out a threat; Will, Mac and Charlie face off against Leona and Reese.
Season 2
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