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NEWSROOM, THE
Air Date: Sunday, August 11, 2013
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#15/205) "News Night with Will McAvoy"
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Episode #15: "News Night with Will McAvoy"

Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

Other HBO playdates: Aug. 11 (midnight), 13 (11:00 p.m.), 14 (9:00 p.m.), 15 (8:00 p.m.), 16 (11:00 p.m.) and 17 (1:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Aug. 12 (10:00 p.m.), 13 (9:00 p.m.), 14 (11:00 p.m.) and 17 (2:50 p.m.)

Will is distracted during his telecast by a phone call and an unflattering Twitter post. Charlie (Sam Waterson) gets a visit from a longtime friend at the Office of Naval Intelligence, who has knowledge of Operation Genoa. Sloan (Olivia Munn) phases from humiliation to rage following a revenge posting. The newsroom traverses the slippery slope separating fact from fiction.

Written by Aaron Sorkin; directed by Alan Poul.

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NEWSROOM, THE (HBO)
Returns Sunday, November 9
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/24/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's current season will be its last
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2014) THE NEWSROOM begins its six-episode, third and final season, SUNDAY, NOV. 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m.). Created by showrunner Aaron Sorkin, the drama series follows the members of a cable news team on their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of a fickle audience, corporate mandates and tangled personal relationships. Sorkin, Scott Rudin and Alan Poul return as executive producers, with Paul Lieberstein joining the show as an executive producer. Returning cast regulars include Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alison Pill as Margaret Jordan
· Dev Patel as Neal Sampat
· Emily Mortimer as MacKenzie McHale
· Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy
· John Gallagher Jr. as Jim Harper
· Olivia Munn as Sloan Sabbith
· Sam Waterston as Charlie Skinner
· Thomas Sadoski as Don Keefer
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Sorkin as CRTR/EP
· Alan Poul as EP
· Greg Mottola as DIR (Pilot)
· Scott Rudin as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available