A tabloid journalist interviews the city room staff for a feature on the Tribune. The resulting article paints a pretty negative picture, undermining the Tribuneï¿½s trustworthiness just when it has a scoop about a politicianï¿½s personal problems.moreless
After Rossi's encounter with a young terrorist threatening to blow up the city, the reporters look into the likelihood of someone actually being able to build an atomic bomb in their garage, and end up getting followed around by federal agents.moreless
The Tribune staff has an exhausting day covering a tunnel collapse, a "human fly" trying to scale a skyscraper, predictions of an alien UFO landing, and Art mulling over an offer to go to work for the governor.moreless
Lou tries to help Earl, the local newsstand owner, when an urban renewal project threatens to destroy his building... along with the artwork he painted directly on his room's walls.
50-year-old Lou Grant, down on his luck, is hired by his old friend Charlie Hume to be the new city editor of the Los Angeles Tribune. He is immediately faced with a dilemma, when brash young newshound Joe Rossi accuses the paper's veteran police reporter of covering up a scandal concerning cops having sex with underage girls in a police-sponsored soccer league.moreless
Eric gets himself a trench coat and a pretty secretary. Now he's ready to start his career as he bumbles his way around town and interferes with the police departmen.t Eric is called in by Janos Thorwald to bring in his easy mark of a son.moreless