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Air Date: June 24th, 2012

Network: HBO

Series Summary
The lives of a cable news anchor and his supporting staff.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama

Episodes

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  • Yes, there's the same theatrical, slightly on-the-nose symbolic imagery, the recurrence of familiar narrative structures like legal depositions, and the grandiloquent speechifying of a comfortably centrist liberalism that sounds more progressive than it acts. Yet for those attuned to the Sorkin style, those excesses have their own kind of virtue, and season two of The Newsroom salvages the promise of becoming something urgent and vital. Show More

  • The extremes of smart and wacky writing styles have never been so much at odds. Show More

  • When The Newsroom isn't obvious and self-congratulatory, it's manipulative and shrieky. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Best Television Series - Drama