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  1. '12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter on Oscar Diversity: "We Are Not the Fringe" (Guest Column)

    3:27 pm 2/3/2016

    John Ridley, who won the best adapted screenplay Oscar and is a member of the writers branch, asserts, "We can’t simply lament circumstances at the end of each year ... we must work to secure our own vibrancy."Read more

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  2. John Ridley Extends ABC Studios Deal, Which Now Includes Film

    1:34 pm 1/6/2016

    The 'American Crime' creator has a pilot in the works at ABC.Read more

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  3. 'American Crime' Creator John Ridley Talks Season 2: "You Want People to Be Baffled"

    8:30 am 1/6/2016

    The Oscar winner discusses his decision to bring back a majority of the season one cast, how he decided on the new case at the center of the season and his biggest challenge this time around.Read more

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  4. John Ridley PI Drama Scores ABC Pilot Order

    9:00 am 12/3/2015

    'Presence' marks the latest collaboration for Ridley and 'American Crime's' Michael McDonald.Read more

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  5. John Ridley to Direct L.A. Riots Movie for Broad Green, Imagine

    9:36 am 10/12/2015

    Ridley, who won the Oscar for his '12 Years a Slave' screenplay, set up his script years ago at Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment. Read more

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  6. Regina King Returning for 'American Crime' Season 2

    11:00 am 6/16/2015

    She joins already announced castmembers Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton.Read more

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  7. John Ridley Sells Detective Drama to ABC

    9:49 am 6/15/2015

    This marks the third collaboration between the network and the 'American Crime' creator.Read more

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  8. 23 Top Showrunners on How They'd End 'Mad Men,' Utilize Cookie Lyon and Revive their Favorite Characters

    8:00 am 5/14/2015

    The brains behind TV's biggest shows tackle Hollywood's hot-button topics with funny, revealing and sometimes prickly observations about life behind the camera.Read more

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  9. Summer Superhero Blockbusters Expose Comic Book TV's Weakness

    5:00 am 5/8/2015

    As 'Avengers' flies high, Marvel's small-screen heroes battle a middling game against DC and broadcasters keep adding shows. Says one analyst, "We're getting where there might be too many options in the genre."Read more

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  10. John Ridley Developing Mystery Marvel TV Project for ABC

    11:10 am 4/17/2015

    Described as a reinvention of an existing superhero character.Read more

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