1. We Just Decided To Series Pilot. Surviving the fallout from a meltdown, ACN 'News Night' anchor Will McAvoy returns to his job and faces a new executive producer (a former girlfriend), a staff overhaul, and a breaking-news challenge.
2. News Night 2.0 Mac asserts control over the new incarnation of News Night and enlists a beautiful and brainy on-air economist, Sloan Sabbith, to do a nightly segment. Jim takes the fall for a Maggie miscue; a long-festering breakup secret gets out.
3. The 112th Congress In an on-air editorial, Will apologizes for past newscasts and promises a new era of integrity for News Night. Will's new approach rankles CEO Leona Lansing. Jim soothes Maggie during a panic attack; Don charges Elliot to get in the game.
4. I'll Try to Fix You Will's 'mission to civilize' takes a hit when he finds himself in the tabloid spotlight. Wade approaches Will with a story; Don gets Maggie to fix Jim up with her roommate; Will refuses to follow the media rumor mill and make a call on a breaking story.
5. Amen In the midst of its coverage of the ouster of Egyptian President Mubarak, the 'News Night' team learns of a teachers' protest in Wisconsin, prompting them to get side-by-side views of the simultaneous uprisings on air.
6. Bullies Will keeps a long-standing therapy appointment. Subbing for Elliot during the Japanese nuclear crisis, Sloan's interrogation of a Tokyo power-company spokesperson lands her in hot water. Will comes to recognize the causes and effects of being a bully.
7. 5/1 An anonymous source contacts Charlie and provides advance details on an imminent story of national importance. When news breaks that the President will be making a televised speech that night, the 2.0 staff cuts short its anniversary party.
8. The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn News Night's refusal to lead with a pair of sensational stories causes ratings to plummet--and forces Will and Mac to abandon their principles in order to lure back viewers and shore up the network's bid to land a Republican debate.
9. The Blackout Part II: Mock Debate Will and the staff stage a mock debate for two Republican Party officials. Mac has an epiphany during a power outage; Charlie vets the credibility of an NSA insider; Lisa goes off-script during an interview; Neal goes undercover as an internet troll.
10. The Greater Fool Season One Finale. Nina Howard surprises Mac with a damning revelation; Jim and Maggie reach a crossroad; Sloan weighs a new job offer; Neal uses his internet alter-ego to smoke out a threat. Will, Mac, and Charlie face off with Leona and Reese.
|Starring||Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer|
|Supporting actors||Sam Waterston, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, Margaret Judson, Adina Porter, Chris Chalk, Wynn Everett, Thomas Matthews, David Harbour|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Amazing show. I am hooked cried and laughed. Amazing show and fantastic cast.Published 2 days ago by lizzy32
I heard about this series from the reviews I read on Amazon so I thought I'd give it a try as I did with other series such as Breaking Bad, Broadwalk Empire and House of Cards etc... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Frank Roberts
Sorkin at his very, very best. The whole season is up there with the very best episodes in The West Wing. Bring it on...Published 5 days ago by FlyingStantoni
Beware genius at work again. Hope it runs as long as THE WEST WING.Just found out series 3 has just been given the go ahead.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Just love this show. Funny, touching and witty. Really great. As a fan of the old West Wing, this has really filled a vacuum! Read morePublished 1 month ago by LH
This series was just as addictive as the west wing(I know not surprising as it was wrote by the same people) & I couldn't stop watching it. Roll on season 2!!!Published 2 months ago by Natalie L.
Not a big lover of things American usually, but this is an intelligent and wittily written script....acted to perfection by a great cast who really bring it to life. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mr. F. Reid
Took me a while to get into this. Good characters, but a lot of (dated, now) politics. I don't think I'm interested enough to get the next season.Published 2 months ago by Laura