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"NewsRadio" showcases the hilarious antics of staffers at WNYX, the fictional No.2 news radio station serving New York. The characters are eccentric and witty, and sarcasm is the name of the game as they surprise one another with back-and-forth banter. Dave Foley stars as the level-headed news director who tries -- but mostly fails -- to keep his colleagues in line.

 

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1) I can't believe this topic didn't exist yet

2) AntennaTV is currently showing a marathon

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I've been watching the marathon on/off all day. Not sure how I missed watching this on the regular when it was first aired -- but I'm really enjoying it now. LOTS of legitimate laughs. 

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News Radio was a hilarious show, I caught off and on when it originally aired. I'm surprised how young everyone was back then. It's up to Phil Hartman's death that really did damage the show. Yes, it was on a downslide by his death, but you could see they were trying to get John Lovitz character up and going and sadly didn't find the footing until the end of the series. 

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Seasons 1 and 2 are on the Roku Channel, and 4 and 5 are on Crackle.

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On 1/1/2020 at 5:30 PM, janeyjay said:

I've been watching the marathon on/off all day. Not sure how I missed watching this on the regular when it was first aired -- but I'm really enjoying it now. LOTS of legitimate laughs. 

This show was great. Criminally under-rated at the time, and NBC did it no favors in scheduling. Still, a great show to find in re-runs and watch all the way through. 

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