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A brilliant second season,
This review is from: The Newsroom - Season 2 [DVD]  (DVD)
The first season of The Newsroom was a sublime and compelling adventure into the world of a fictitious US TV news desk - dealing with actual events and issues - with the benefit of hindsight. It was utterly brilliant (perhaps with the exception of the unfortunate, line toeing & gung-ho "we got him" Bin Laden episode - against the grain).
The second season does not disappoint - in fact it is probably even better. We go deeper into the character dramas, having our previous knowledge to build upon and deeper and more thoughtfully into the news issues. We meet some great new characters and Jane Fonda provides us with some more wonderful scenes.
We are left in no doubt as to Aaron Sorkin's political persuasions - which is fine by me as I consider him spot on (enjoyment of Bin Laden death excepted).
A superb series. Cannot wait until the third, fourth, fifth ....
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Initial post: 4 Apr 2014 12:10:05 BDT
Sorry to disappoint but it has been renewed but for a final season. Season 3 wil be its last :(
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