DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, April 2013) The debut date for the second season of the HBO drama series THE NEWSROOM has been confirmed. The second season of THE NEWSROOM kicks off SUNDAY, JULY 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). In the new season, the staff of "News Night" chases a mysterious tip, which leads to a story that ultimately spins out of control. Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn and Dev Patel star. Series creator Aaron Sorkin executive produces along with Scott Rudin and Alan Poul.