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The Newsroom (2012)

Jeff Daniels as "Will McAvoy"

Aaron Sorkin once chronicled the daily work of the federal government in "The West Wing." In "The Newsroom," the Emmy-winning executive producer uses the operation of a fictional cable news network as the heart of the story, with Jeff Daniels portraying the network's lead anchor and leading an ensemble cast. Episodes are written around actual recent news events, reported by a staff that takes its collective responsibilities seriously, but corporate and commercial obstacles -- plus entangled personal relationships -- fly in the face of their public mission.

Emmy (Primetime) (2014) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Emmy (Primetime) (2013) Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (2013) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

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Jan 21st 2014, 3:30PM

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Sep 24th 2013, 6:30AM

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Sep 16th 2013, 1:30PM

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Apr 22nd 2010, 2:37PM

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