Aaron Sorkin's drama "The Newsroom" will return to the air for its second season July 14 at 10 p.m., the network said Friday.
The series, which stars Jeff Daniels as crusading television journalist Will McAvoy, hit a series high with its Season 1 finale in August, drawing 2.8 million total viewers -- a considerable improvement over the 2.1 million viewers that the series' premiere drew.
Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Olivia Munn and Dev Patel also star in the series, which was created by "West Wing" veteran Sorkin. Sorkin also executive produces, along with Scott Rudin and Alan Poul. More to come....
- Aaron Sorkin