The Newsroom

Season 1 Episode 9

The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Aug 19, 2012 on HBO
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The power outage clarifies Mac's thoughts about the way they're going about achieving their goal for the debate. Neal poses as an internet troll, baiting Sloan's fans with inaccurate posts. Charlie asks Jim to vet his NSA source. Lisa's interview with Will about Casey Anthony goes horribly wrong, and the staff's sample mock debate for the Republican Party's representatives does not go as planned.

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Adam Arkin

Adam Arkin

Adam Roth

Guest Star

David Krumholtz

David Krumholtz

Dr. Jack Habib

Guest Star

Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider

Brian Brenner

Guest Star

Terry Crews

Terry Crews

Lonny Church

Recurring Role

Kelen Coleman

Kelen Coleman

Lisa Lambert

Recurring Role

Adina Porter

Adina Porter

Kendra James

Recurring Role

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