The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn
The Newsroom Season 1

Not Yet Available


Critic Ratings: N/A
Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Episode Info

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.


Jeff Daniels
as Will McAvoy
Emily Mortimer
as MacKenzie McHale
John Gallagher Jr.
as Jim Harper
Alison Pill
as Margaret Jordan
Thomas Sadoski
as Don Keefer
Dev Patel
as Neal Sampat
Olivia Munn
as Sloan Sabbith
Sam Waterston
as Charlie Skinner
Paul Schneider
as Brian Brenner
Terry Crews
as Lonny Church
Chris Messina
as Reese Lansing
Stephen Henderson
as Solomon Hancock
Jane Fonda
as Leona Lansing
David Krumholtz
as Dr. Jack Habib
Adina Porter
as Kendra James
Chris Chalk
as Gary Cooper
Show More Cast

The Blackout Part I: Tragedy Porn Photos