The Newsroom

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  • TV-MA
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2012
Is it possible to produce good TV news and still make it popular? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and his idealogical staff in this drama from Aaron Sorkin.
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Is it possible to produce good TV news and still make it popular? That's the question facing volatile cable-news anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) and his idealogical staff in this drama from Aaron Sorkin.

Original Release

06/24/2012 on HBO

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Cast

John Gallagher Jr. Jim Harper
Emily Mortimer MacKenzie McHale
Jeff Daniels Will McAvoy
Dev Patel Neal Sampat
Sam Waterston Charlie Skinner
Olivia Munn Sloan Sabbith
Alison Pill Maggie Jordan
Thomas Sadoski Don Keefer
Margaret Judson Tess Westin
Adina Porter Kendra James
(see additional cast & crew)
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2 Run Sunday, 16 November 2014
3 Main Justice Sunday, 23 November 2014
4 Contempt Sunday, 30 November 2014
5 Oh Shenandoah Sunday, 07 December 2014
6 What Kind of Day Has It Been Sunday, 14 December 2014
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Directors

Alan Poul, Greg Mottola, Anthony Hemingway, Jeremy Podeswa, Lesli Linka Glatter, Jason Ensler, Paul Lieberstein, Alex Graves, Carl Franklin, Joshua Marston, Daniel Minahan, Julian Farino

Writers

Aaron Sorkin, Brendan Fehily, Corinne Kingsbury, Ian Reichbach, Adam R. Perlman, David Handelman, Gideon Yago, Dana Ledoux Miller, Camilla Blackett, Michael Russell Gunn, Matthew Lopez, Elizabeth Peterson, John Musero, Alena Smith, Cinque Henderson, Amy Rice, Paul Redford, Jon Lovett, Deborah Schoeneman

Creators

Aaron Sorkin

Cast

John Gallagher Jr. Jim Harper
Emily Mortimer MacKenzie McHale
Jeff Daniels Will McAvoy
Dev Patel Neal Sampat
Sam Waterston Charlie Skinner
Olivia Munn Sloan Sabbith
Alison Pill Maggie Jordan
Thomas Sadoski Don Keefer
Margaret Judson Tess Westin
Adina Porter Kendra James
Chris Chalk Gary Cooper
John F. Carpenter Herb Wilson
Jane Fonda Leona Lansing
Trieu Tran Joey Phan
Thomas Matthews Martin Stallworth
Wynn Everett Tamara Hart
Charlie Weirauch Jake Watson
Chris Messina Reese Lansing
Riley Voelkel Jenna Johnson
Marcia Gay Harden Rebecca Halliday

Producers

Alan Poul Executive Producer
Scott Rudin Executive Producer
Aaron Sorkin Executive Producer
Denis Biggs Executive Producer
Greg Mottola Executive Producer
Paul Redford Executive Producer
Anthony Hemingway Executive Producer
Paul Lieberstein Executive Producer
Alan Poul Producer
Scott Rudin Producer
Aaron Sorkin Producer
Sarah Rath Producer
Christine Larson-Nitzsche Producer
Dauri Chase Producer
Eli Bush Producer
Lauren Lohman Producer
Denis Biggs Producer
Greg Mottola Producer
Paul Redford Producer
Anthony Hemingway Producer
Jennifer Celotta Producer
Paul Lieberstein Producer
Deborah Schoeneman Producer
Jon Lovett Producer
Nancy M. Pimental Producer
Leanne Moore Producer
Charlie Goldstein Producer

Editors

Ron Rosen, Howard Leder, Rob Seidenglanz, Michelle Tesoro, Harry Yoon, Anne McCabe

2015 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2014 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2014 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2013 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Drama Nominated
2013 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Main Title Design Nominated
2013 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Won
2013 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
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