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  1. 'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Share 6 Plans for the (Possibly Final) Season 8

    11:45 am 9/18/2012

    Showrunners Carter Bays and Craig Thomas sound off on "the path of carnage" to multiple breakups, bringing back Joe Manganiello, working with babies and filming what they call "the first episode of the last season." Read more

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  2. Emmys 2012: Can Anybody Beat 'Modern Family?'

    9:54 am 6/15/2012

    For the first time in years, dozens of critical and commercial hits -- from "30 Rock" to "The Big Bang Theory" -- are angling for an upset.Read more

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  3. Comedy Showrunners: Full Uncensored Interview

    5:25 pm 6/8/2012

    Full uncensored interview with Carter Bays 'How I Met Your Mother', Bill Prady 'The Big Bang Theory', Liz Meriwether 'New Girl', Paul Lieberstein 'The Office', Steve Levitan 'Modern Family', and Emily Spivey 'Up All Night'.Read more

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  4. How do you Deal with Stress?: Comedy Showrunners Roundtable

    4:59 pm 6/8/2012

    From drinking during the day to prescription drugs to riding a bike around the lot, our showrunners each let us know how they handle stress. 'Up All Night' showrunner Emily Spivey said, "I do always try to exercise and sleep."Read more

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  5. Writing a Show with a Co-Showrunner: Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

    4:09 pm 6/8/2012

    Emmy nominated Bill Prady of 'The Big Bang Theory' reveals what is like working with his co-writers on the hit CBS show. "When you have somebody that shares the responsibility to run the show and at Big Bang I share that responsibility with Steve Molaro and Chuck Lorre. In a dispute, you can back off and get something better. The two things that happen in the writers room are laughter and passionate arguing", added Bill. Read more

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  6. Relating to their Characters: Comedy Showrunners Roundtable

    3:39 pm 6/8/2012

    From the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles we assemble the top comedy showrunners working in television for a candid conversation. 'New Girls'' Liz Meriwether shares what it is like writing for Zooey Deschanel's character Jess and how she has let the character grow. Carter Bays of 'How I Met Your Mother' and Steve Levitan also reveal how they relate to a couple of their main characters.Read more

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  7. Emmys 2012: TV's Funniest Showrunners Talk Difficult Actors, Dreaming Up Plots and Rollerskating on the Lot

    1:12 pm 6/8/2012

    Carter Bays "How I Met Your Mother," Bill Prady "The Big Bang Theory,"Liz Meriwether "New Girl," Paul Lieberstein "The Office," Steve Levitan "Modern Family," and Emily Spivey "Up All Night" gather for a hilarious and insightful discussion on the business of making TV comedy.Read more

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  8. 'How I Met Your Mother' Run Brings Good Karma For Becki Newton

    7:30 am 3/19/2012

    The guest star -- and recently cast lead in a pilot from the "HIMYM" showrunners -- tells THR about campaigning to work alongside Neil Patrick Harris, finding a home on TV after "Ugly Betty" and not being the "obvious leading lady."Read more

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