The Newsroom

The Newsroom

2003 - 2005, Comedy, Drama
An ambitious news director oversees a cutthroat news staff's efforts to win the ratings game.

Episode Guide

  • The Newsroom - Learning to Fly (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Learning to Fly

    The end of the world in all dimensions.

  • The Newsroom - Latent Homosexual Tendencies (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Latent Homosexual Tendencies

    George's therapist suggests he has latent homosexual tendencies.

  • The Newsroom - Lolita (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    George lectures at the university, wowing the class enough to catch the eye of a young student.

  • The Newsroom - Dial `G' for Gristle (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Dial `G' for Gristle

    Conrad Scott stops by the newsroom.

  • The Newsroom - One Dumb Idea (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    One Dumb Idea

    George and his segment producers take an interest in producing a sitcom.

  • The Newsroom - Baghdad Bound (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Baghdad Bound

    Jim gets abducted in Baghdad; George is on the short list for the Order of Canada.

  • The Newsroom - The Second Coming (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Second Coming

    Alex attempts suicide after being dumped by his girlfriend.

  • The Newsroom - The British Accent (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The British Accent

    George secretly cancels his trip.

  • The Newsroom - Say Cheese (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Say Cheese

    George tries to sell an idea for a cheese commercial; Jim develops a form of anorexia nervosa.

  • The Newsroom - Reality Strikes (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Reality Strikes

    A film crew invades the newsroom, making George anxious.

  • The Newsroom - Slow Leak (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Slow Leak

    George's jealousy gets him arrested.

  • The Newsroom - The Fifty (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Fifty

    George and Alex fight over finding money, which results in Alex losing his job.

  • The Newsroom - Never Read Symptoms (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Never Read Symptoms

    George escapes jury duty in an animal rights case.

  • The Newsroom - One of Us (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    One of Us

    George hires a temp hoping that connections will pay off.

  • The Newsroom - Anchors Away (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Anchors Away

    George's dream date; Karen dumbs herself down for sex; Jim's book deal.

  • The Newsroom - An Enormous Waste of Time (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    An Enormous Waste of Time

    Sniper kills again; dog dies in the office; power lunch goes awry; George regrets using the handicapped washroom.

  • The Newsroom - Pushy, Money Grubbing, Cosmopolitan Racist (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Pushy, Money Grubbing, Cosmopolitan Racist

    Racism infiltrates the newsroom.

  • The Newsroom - Death 1, George O (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Death 1, George O

    George fails a job evaluation; a veteran newsroom employee dies.

  • The Newsroom - America, America (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    America, America

    Jim is hired by a morning show in New York.

  • The Newsroom - Campaign (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    The newsroom staff directs Jim's political campaign for a provincial office. With Ken Finkleman and Jeremy Hotz.

  • The Newsroom - Meltdown (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Afraid for his life, George can't cover the impending nuclear disaster.

  • The Newsroom - Meltdown (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    With a meltdown looming, George (Ken Finkleman) tries to make nuclear scientists believable but entertaining.

  • The Newsroom - Meltdown (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    A nearby nuclear accident evokes vastly different reactions from members of the newsroom staff. With Ken Finkleman. Guest star: David Cronenberg.

  • The Newsroom - Parking (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    George becomes increasingly paranoid when events seem to conspire against him.

  • The Newsroom - Unity (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Lise Leger is attracted to Jim when she appears on Toronto News to discuss the Canadian unity situation.

  • The Newsroom - Dis & Dat (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Dis & Dat

    The young head of regional programming hired by The Corporation has definite ideas about George and the Toronto News.

  • The Newsroom - Petty Tyranny (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Petty Tyranny

    George trolls the cafeteria for bran muffins and ends up in a fight.

  • The Newsroom - A Bad Day (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Bad Day

    George (Ken Finkleman) offends Linda McQuaig (as herself), and she walks off the show.

  • The Newsroom - The Kevorkian Joke (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Kevorkian Joke

    George airs a failed screenwriter's taped suicide threat to boost ratings; a killer virus may have links to the newsroom.

  • The Newsroom - Deeper, Deeper (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Deeper, Deeper

    When rumors of network cutbacks loom over the newsroom, George (Ken Finkleman) vows to keep the team employed.

  • The Newsroom - Dinner at Eight (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Dinner at Eight

    A second anchor person (Amanda Tapping) is hired when solo anchor Jim (Peter Keleghan) makes a gaffe on the air. With Ken Finkleman.

  • The Newsroom - The Walking Shoe Incident (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Walking Shoe Incident

    An ambitious news director oversees a news staff's efforts to win ratings. This episode: George hires an assistant.

  • The Newsroom - One Dumb Idea (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    One Dumb Idea

    George y sus productores se interesan en la producción de una comedia de situación.

  • The Newsroom - Dis & Dat (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Dis & Dat

    El joven director de programación regional contratado por la corporación, tiene ideas determinadas para mejorar el programa.