HBO's The Newsroom Renewed For Third & Final Season

Jeff Daniels in 'The Newsroom' Season 2 Jeff Daniels in 'The Newsroom' Season 2

The doors to HBO’s “The Newsroom” will be closing following the upcoming third and final season.

The critically-acclaimed Aaron Sorkin drama has been renewed for one final season, set to debut in the fall, HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo announced on Monday.

“’The Newsroom’ is classic Aaron Sorkin – smart, riveting and thought-provoking,” said Lombardo. “I’m sure this farewell season will be one to remember.”

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Production will begin on the final season during the spring.

Returning to the halls of the fictitious ACN cable network production team are Emmy winner Jeff Daniels, along with Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn.

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Joining the fold behind the scenes for the upcoming final season will be former “The Office” showrunner Paul Lieberstein, who joins Sorkin, Scott Rudin and Alan Poul as executive producers.

Back in September, Daniels made headlines when he prematurely Tweeted that the series had already been picked up for a third season.

-- Eric Anderson

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