Newsroom Promo: Fixing the Broken News

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Ready to enter the Newsroom, HBO viewers?

The network has unveiled its first promo for Aaron Sorkin's latest creation, a drama that premieres on June 24 and stars Jeff Daniels as the "Jay Leno of news anchors," as teased in the following video, the face of a cable news program best known for never taking a side.

Until all that changes during the tense Q&A that kicks off this trailer. Watch what happens when Daniels' Will McAvoy finally makes his controversial opinions on America known and then decide: Will you tune in for Newsroom?

Newsroom also stars:

  • Emily Mortimer as producer Mackenzie MacHale.
  • Alison Pill as associate producer Maggie.
  • Dev Patel as an employee named Neal.
  • Olivia Munn as Sloan, a financial analyst with a show on the network.
  • Sam Waterston as Charlie Skinner, the president of the network.
  • Jane Fonda as Leona Lansing, CEO of Atlantis World Media, the parent company of the network.

HBO also aired the first preview for True Blood Season 5 last night.

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