The show takes on a particularly critical tone regarding the role that citizen journalists play in the coverage of major news stories, portraying the spread of misinformation and hindrance to law enforcement that ensues. Reese decides not to accept Will, Charlie, and Mac's resignations, but Will and Charlie have already decided not to resign. To escape the resulting awkwardness, Jim changes seats with another passenger, but Maggie, after thinking things through, eventually gets him to return to his original seat beside her so that she can kiss him. Will learns that senior staff will also resign as a result of Genoa and tries to convince them not to. The pilot episode was shot using 16 mm film while the rest of the series was shot digitally on cameras. Takes place on , November 6, 2012.
Will, still serving his contempt detention for refusing to reveal his source, has a troubling conversation with a new cell mate , who is later revealed to be Will's vision of his dead father. Jim discovers that his ex-girlfriend Maggie's roommate, Lisa has a second job working for a caterer at the campaign watch party. For one thing, the audience knows more than the characters do, which is kind of fun. Sloan inadvertently informs Jim that she has been sleeping with Don. The next day, revelations from various sources cause the staff to start questioning the story's accuracy. Though she quickly deletes it, other news sources pick it up and Charlie fires her. Plain-speaking and straightforward, but also quite insecure, Don begins to doubt his feelings for Maggie Jordan.
Other cast members include , , , , , , and. Sloan is good at her job, but also very socially inept and prone to creating uncomfortable situations for herself and others. Takes place between April 20 and April 27, 2013. Mac has a meeting with Lily in Washington to ask her to extend the deadline to broadcast the story before she leaks it, but she does not promise to. Takes place on Election Night, November 6, 2012. News Night does an hour show on the event, interviewing sources that no other network had on-air.
A portion of Obama's speech announcing bin Laden's death aired at the end of the episode, and an additional portion of the audio was played over the credits. For the , Jeff Daniels was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Mac makes Jim the show's executive producer after offering the job to Don, who chooses to stay with and improve the 10 o'clock news show. Charlie says that the story is ready to air. This, along with Maggie's constant badgering that Jim call Hallie to make amends, causes them to finally argue about their mutual attraction. Daniel is shot and killed while Maggie is carrying him on her back as they evacuate. Cyrus West, one of the panelists for News Night, gives Jerry Dantana a tip about a black ops mission called.
The show premiered in New Zealand on August 13, 2012, on 's. Flashbacks take place between April and November 2010. He also spent time shadowing as well as other programs on and. Fonda was married to and founder for 10 years. Charlie Skinner says the story is not ready to air. Don tries to correct a statement he made to a reporter at.
Takes place between September 30 and October 3, 2011. MacKenzie tells Jim that he should romance Maggie Jordan even though or possibly because Maggie is going out with departing News Night producer Don Keefer. Instead, Don sends it to his former teacher who works for the. Mac is suspicious and reviews the tape of the interview with the General. She admits that she was shaken by the incident, particularly as the bullet that killed Daniel would almost certainly have killed her had he not been on her back, but insists that she does not have. She discovers that Jerry edited it and fires him. He later said this was untrue.
Takes place between August 1 and August 8, 2011. The series is executive produced by Aaron Sorkin, , and. The story is ready to air but Reese says they cannot run it. MacKenzie had an affair with her ex-boyfriend Brian Brenner during her relationship with Will. Maggie and Elliot are sent to Boston, and after he has an allergic reaction, she steps in to report in impressive fashion.
On , the first season has a rating of 46%, based on 35 reviews, with an average rating of 6. Daniels was also nominated for a for and won as at the , in which the series received two other nominations, for Jane Fonda and Outstanding Main Title Design. Will reveals that he heard the same story from a source. While there, Maggie befriends a little boy named Daniel. Returning from Boston, Maggie overhears an official, Richard , on the phone with a reporter, making disparaging remarks about the President. Will backtracks on his resignation, stating that they will stand behind Reese, then tells Neal to get legal representation. It premiered on in the United Kingdom and Ireland on July 10, 2012, two weeks after its U.
Also, Will battles insomnia which leads to a revealing therapy session, as he admits to bullying an aide to presidential candidate during an interview. This episode aired during the. For the , Jeff Daniels was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Jane Fonda was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Sloan, using a computer program that allows her to review financial information in great detail, follows a tip from a friend about a company that may be bought out. The Walgreens Flu Index, now in its fifth season, is a weekly report ranking the top markets and states for flu activity in the U. Warren later reveals that she was recently fired.