Newsroom Recap: 'This Is Some Good Television'

In this week’s Newsroom, despite last episode’s Leona ex machina, a post-Genoa air of despair hangs heavy over Atlantis Cable News. What’s more, the action takes place on election night, a traditionally hectic evening. So how is it that one of the worst times in News Night history makes for one of the best episodes in the HBO drama’s two seasons? READ MORE

The Newsroom Recap: Sarin, Lies and Videotape

This week, the clock on the Newsroom story we’ve known all season was going to blow up in the News Night team’s faces starts ticking down in earnest – and one key player is revealed as a liar who’s basically responsible for the whole debacle. Elsewhere, I fear there’s another misguided Jim hook-up on the horizon. (Ladies love the floppy hair, I guess?) READ MORE

The Newsroom Recap: Love, Loss and What Sloan Didn't Wear -- Plus: Concrete Genoa Proof?

Absolutely no one, except for maybe Charlie, has a good time in The Newsroom this week. While the beetle-browed news boss blinks in disbelief over an Operation Genoa windfall, his underlings engage in petty bickering, day-drinking, wallowing, sniping, error-making, almost-job-losing and D-list-stardom-busting. Oh, and then someone dies. READ MORE

The Newsroom Recap: We Report, You'll Just Cry

This week’s episode of The Newsroom finally shows us what happened to Maggie and Gary in Africa, and it’s bad. Not the same flavor of bad that I (and, judging by the past few weeks’ comments, many of you) expected, but still a nasty, nauseating, heartbreaking development that would probably cause me to take a hacksaw to my hair, too. READ MORE