The Newsroom

Season 1 Episode 1

We Just Decided To

14
Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jun 24, 2012 on HBO
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    The Newsroom's Series Premiere: Soapbox Derby

    Though it certainly had its flaws, the debut of Aaron Sorkin's latest drama offered plenty of tantalizing ideas that make me believe it might all work in the end.

  • Episode Summary

    After his breakdown, Will McAvoy, the most popular news anchor in the U.S., returns to work to find out things have massively changed. Most of his staff have left the show and his boss has hired a brilliant new executive producer, MacKenzie MacHale, his ex-girlfriend. MacKenzie comes in with one mission - change the show from a pandering, ratings driven news program to a truth driven, ethical and fair news report reminiscent of the original news programs. First up, the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill.

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    Elizabeth Marvel

    Elizabeth Marvel

    Sharon

    Guest Star

    David Cromer

    David Cromer

    Moderator

    Guest Star

    Jason Butler Harner

    Jason Butler Harner

    Lewis

    Guest Star

    David Harbour

    David Harbour

    Elliot Hirsch

    Recurring Role

    Adina Porter

    Adina Porter

    Kendra James

    Recurring Role

    Chris Chalk

    Chris Chalk

    Gary Cooper

    Recurring Role

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