Meet The Characters On HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’

By Alex Weprin 

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In a week’s time, HBO will debut “The Newsroom,” the new series from Aaron Sorkin set at a fictional cable news channel called ACN.

Who are the main characters? BO has helpfully put some primers online.

Lead anchor Will McAvoy (played by Jeff Daniels):

McAvoy’s new EP, Mackenzie McHale (played by Emily Mortimer):

And ACN News president Charlie Skinner (played by Sam Waterston):

You can see more character bios here.

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