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The Newsroom (HBO) “The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn” Episode 8

The Newsroom “The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn” Episode 8 airs Sunday August 8 at 10 pm ET/PT.

Episode Synopsis: “News Night” refuses to lead with a pair of sensational stories, which causes ratings to plummet – and forces Will (Jeff Daniels) and Mac (Emily Mortimer) to abandon their principles in order to lure viewers back and shore up the network’s bid to land a Republican debate. Will auditions an unlikely scribe, Brian Brenner (Paul Schneider), to write an all-access profile; Sloan (Olivia Munn) chafes over her lack of air time to report on a critical financial crisis; Charlie learns the identity of an NSA whistleblower; Neal (Dev Patel) pitches an internet sting. Read More...

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