Episode #20: "Boston"
Debut: SUNDAY, NOV. 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 9 (11:45 p.m., 2:25 a.m.), 12 (10:00 p.m.), 13 (8:00 p.m.), 14 (2:00 a.m.) and 15 (9:45 p.m.).
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 10 (9:00 p.m.), 11 (8:00 p.m.), 12 (2:45 a.m.) and 15 (3:45 p.m.)
In the wake of the Genoa debacle, Will (Jeff Daniels), Mac (Emily Mortimer) and the "News Night" team decide to err on the side of caution in reporting a major breaking story, which may enhance credibility, if not ratings. Neal (Dev Patel) faces a slippery slope when he's contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents revealing how false press stories planted in newspapers spawned fatal riots in Kundu. Sloan (Olivia Munn) looks to solve a takeover puzzle; Maggie (Alison Pill) is forced to pinch-hit for Elliot (David Harbour) in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Written by Aaron Sorkin; directed by Anthony Hemingway.