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'The Newsroom' is an American television political drama series created and principally written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012, and concluded on December 14, 2014, consisting of 25 episodes over three seasons.

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What is Mackenzie mimimg at Jim Harper at the near ending ot the season 1 premiere?

I just watched the season 1 premiere of The Newsroom and I was wondering if anyone can tell me what Mackenzie is mouthing to Jim Harper? What are her exact words? I cannot find the suitable clip ...
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Why was the opening credits sequence for The Newsroom changed for Season 2?

The opening credits for the first series of The Newsroom are a nostalgic tribute to the honorable tradition of truth-telling US news reporting. The second season changes this to a much busier ...
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What was the nature of the epiphany that led to Will's proposal?

In the episode "Election Night II" of The Newsroom Will experiences a kind of epiphany while in conversation with Charlie, which prompts him to immediately propose marriage to another character. What ...
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Why does MacKenzie McHale retain her cut-glass English accent?

It seems hard to believe that MacKenzie McHale from The Newsroom would retain her very English accent in view of her many years spent with Americans. She seems to identify closely with the USA. Is ...
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Inspiration for the Newsroom?

Was The Newsroom's cast inspired by real personalities, since I know that many of the story-lines were based on true news events, but could find no reference to the inspiration behind the lead cast ...