|The cast of The Newsroom, Dev Patel (far left) pitches Bigfoot is Real in episode 4|
His newest venture is The Newsroom on HBO, an attempt to romanticize what happens behind the scenes of a TV news program.
According to the episode guide for season one, on July 15, 2012 Newsroom blogger, Neal Sampat (Dev Patel) will pitch a Bigfoot is real segment for the nightly news show.
EPISODE 1.04 : I'll Try to Fix YouWill's "mission to civilize" takes a hit when he finds himself in the tabloid spotlight. Wade approaches Will with info on the government's flagging ability to fight financial crime; Don gets Maggie to fix Jim up with her roommate Lisa; Sloan strikes out as a matchmaker; and Neal's "Bigfoot is real" pitch falls on deaf ears. Against Reese's wishes, Will refuses to follow the media rumor mill and make a call on a breaking story. src: AceShowbizYou may remember Dev Patel from Slumdog Millionaire.