The Newsroom

Season 1 Episode 7


Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Aug 05, 2012 on HBO



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (The team throws out possible subjects for the Presidential address.)
      Neal: A study published in the Astrophysical Journal estimates there are 10 trillion planetary systems in the known universe.
      Jim: Which one are you from?
      Neal: She said, "outside the box."​​​​ Then she added, "way, way outside the box." Besides the near certainty that intelligent life exists outside this planet, there are plenty-
      Mackenzie: Are you suggesting that we've made contact with beings from another planet? Is that your suggestion?
      Neal: (abashed) You said way outside the box.
      Mackenzie: Come back in the box.​​​​​​

  • Notes

    • This episode's end credits did not run with the usual theme music. Instead, President Obama's address from May 1, 2011, announcing the death of Osama bin Laden was used.

    • Crew Additions and Clarifications: Emily Bruza (Art Production Assistant)
      John Hill (Lead Man)
      Scott Bruza (Gang Boss)
      John Pollard (On-Set Dresser)
      Carrie Dacre (Set Costumer), Ruben Calderon (Set Costumer), Summer Browning (Additional Costumer)
      Jane Galli (Department Head Make-Up Artist), Barbara Lorenz (Department Head Hair Stylist)
      Sean J. O'Shea (A Camera First Assistant Camera), Coy Aune (A Camera Second Assistant Camera), Brice Reid (B Camera First Assistant Camera), Betty Chow (B Camera Second Assistant Camera), Mike "Kiwi" Langford (Digital Loader), Shannon Mita (Digital Utility)
      Kevin Faber (Utility Sound)
      Christie Mullen (Location Manager-New York)
      Craig Kvinsland (Lighting Technician), Nathan December (Lighting Technician), Steve Reinhardt (Lighting Technician), Eric Parker (Lighting Technician), Curtis Andrews (Rigging Chief Lighting Technician)
      Chris Scurria (A Dolly Grip), Pete McAdams (B Dolly Grip), Ron Miller (Key Rigging Grip)
      Jeff Tartaglini (General Foreman), Adrian Rutiaga (Labor Foreman), Kevin Mahoney (Paint Foreman), Rick Belosic (Toolman), Luis Aguilar (Stage Foreman)
      Tina Sparks (Second Assistant Accountant), Justin A. DeSantis (Clerk)
      Orlando Chongo (Assistant Craft Service)
      Matt Morrissey (Video FX Supervisor)
      Dave Henri (Playback Content Supervisor), Steve Irwin (Playback Engineer), Mark Scott (Playback Engineer), James Visconti (Computer Engineer), Jim Sevin (Playback Technician)
      Deborah Ricketts (Archival Footage Clearance)
      Randall Green (Playback Production Assistant)
      Srdjan Popovic (IFB Talent Mixer)
      Zeke Hernandez (Video Camera Operator), Joe Tamel (Video Camera Operator), Jesse Acosta (Jib Camera Operator), Eric Roberts (Tech Utility)
      Tom Schurke (Tape Operator)
      Melissa Moseley (Still Photographer)
      Jessica Held (Assistant to Mr. Rudin), Dan Sarrow (Assistant to Mr. Rudin), Daniel Leviton (Assistant to Mr. Poul), Nicholas Baker (Assistant to Mr. Biggs)
      Mallory Squeo (Set Production Assistant), Jenny Tunberg (Set Production Assistant), R. Ben Parker (Set Production Assistant)
      Andrew Myatt (Post Coordinator)
      Daniel Nakamura (Mix Stage Technician)
      Lori Jones (Deluxe Post Supervisor)
      Pankaj Bajpai (DiTV Final Colorist), Dan Booth (DiTV Dailies Colorist)
      Rob Williams (Smoke Artist)

    • Company Credits: Rich King Casting (Extras Casting), Ken & Art's Catering (Caterer), Hollywood Babble On (Loop Group), MFX (Visual Effects), Shine (Main Title Design), Deluxe (DiTV Services), Todd AO Studios (Post Sound Services), G.E.P. (Avids), Evan M. Greenspan, Inc. (Music Licensing), PIX System (Digital Dailies), Otto Nemenz (Alexa Cameras)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Czech Republic: September 10, 2012 on HBO
      Turkey: October 28, 2012 on CNBC-e
      Germany: December 13, 2012 on Sky Atlantic HD
      Finland: May 7, 2013 on YLE TV1

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