'The Newsroom' Glimpse at the New Season
Why is it that July 14th seems so far a way to me right now? Or is it just me? Well either way the good folks over at HBO have seen fit to kind of sort of relieve some of the anxiousness that goes along with waiting for the premiere of your favorite shows new season (I’m looking at you Showtime keeping all the Shameless goodies to yourself) by releasing the synopsis for the first few episodes of the season. And let me just say if they are a taste of what’s to come this is going to be one hell of a good season.
Season 2 Premiere Episode is titled “First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers”
Will (Jeff Daniels) and the “News Night” staff are questioned by their lawyer about a story they’ve aired that’s become a network crisis. An on-air remark by Will has him pulled from 9/11 anniversary coverage. Jim (John Gallagher, Jr.) volunteers to cover for an embed reporter on the Romney campaign and Neal (Dev Patel) investigates the beginnings of Occupy Wall Street.
Episode 12 in the series is titiled “The Genoa Tip”
A tip on a story that will ultimately cripple the network starts to become more real. Mackenzie (Emily Mortimer) and Sloan (Olivia Munn) continue to push Will on drones as Don (Thomas Sadoski) urges Will to advocate for Troy Davis. Maggie (Alison Pill) is un-friended by her roommate, but gets the assignment she’s been begging for. Neal gets arrested on Wall Street.
Episode 13 in the series is titled “Willie Pete”
Will continues his mission to civilize by telling Nina Howard (Hope Davis) the truth. A new witness to the Genoa story emerges on Twitter, and in New Hampshire, Jim’s efforts to have his questions answered continue to fall on deaf ears.
And folks that is just the first 3 episodes. Seriously is it July 14th, yet?