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The Second Season of "The Newsroom" Premieres Sunday

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The second season of the Aaron Sorkin drama The Newsroom premieres on HBO Sunday night with Jeff Daniels continuing his starring role as news anchor Will McAvoy.

The second season features several new cast additions, including Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden portraying a Second Amendment lawyer and actor Hamish Linklater as a veteran of the Washington D.C. bureau of ACN who transfers to New York and is anxious to score a big story.

The storyline of the second season largely involves depositions over a botched investigative report.

The series also stars Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn, Dev Patel, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill and Sam Waterston.

The Newsroom airs Sunday night at 10 p.m. on HBO.

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