Air Date: June 24th, 2012
The lives of a cable news anchor and his supporting staff.
Season 3 - Episode 6 : What Kind of Day Has It Been Dec 14, 2014
A colleague's death leads Will and Mac to think about the milestones that transformed the newsroom; Maggie lands an interview in Washington; Neal's digital site is shut down for repairs; Leona offers advice to Pruit.
Season 3 - Episode 5 : Oh Shenandoah Dec 7, 2014
Will is incarcerated for contempt; Charlie orders Don to track down principals in a sexual abuse case at an elite college; Sloan voices her objection to a new digital site; Jim and Maggie try to get seats on a Cuba-bound plane.
Season 3 - Episode 4 : Contempt Nov 30, 2014
Will stands firm in his refusal to reveal the source of the stolen documents; Sloan and Mac scramble to find a buyer for the network; Jim and Hallie's relationship is tested.
Season 3 - Episode 3 : Main Justice Nov 23, 2014
Leona and Reece try to raise cash to save the network; Will gets a surprise at the White House Correspondents' Dinner; Maggie's EPA scoop makes it to "News Night"; Sloan and Don try to keep their relationship a secret.
Season 3 - Episode 2 : Run Nov 16, 2014
Will tries to protect Neal from the fallout over the leak; Sloan fears Don may be cashing in on insider information; Maggie considers eavesdropping; Hallie suffers consequences from a late-night tweet.
Season 3 begins strongly and is a joy to behold--with heightened stakes. Show More
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
For some reason the series’ use of recent real-life stories seems more problematic this time around, starting with a subplot on the birth of Occupy Wall Street.... [But] The Newsroom still has a lot to recommend it. McAvoy and McHale remain strong characters. Show More