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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

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  • 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

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