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  1. 'Grace and Frankie' Showrunner Marta Kauffman On Network Versus Netflix

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    Marta Kauffman discusses the difference between creating content for NBC (Kauffman created the iconic series 'Friends') and Netflix, the home of her sitcom 'Grace and Frankie.'Read more

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  2. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Reunions You’ll Never See (Sorry, 'Friends' Fans!), Diversity and How to Write Sex Scenes

    10:32 am 6/8/2016

    Six comedy series chiefs — Kenya Barris, Nahnatchka Khan, Marta Kauffman, Aline Brosh McKenna, David Mandel and Alan Yang — let it rip on the sex acts they still can’t believe they got past Standards (yes, "chicken cooping" is a real thing), why they don’t like spinoffs and the challenges that come with trying to tell your story when you don’t look like everyone else in Hollywood: "Black people don’t get to write for white people."Read more

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  3. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Marta Kauffman, Kenya Barris on Limits of Sexual Innuendo on TV

    4:39 pm 5/12/2016

    David Mandel, Alan Yang, Aline Brosh McKenna and Nahnatchka Khan discuss what they have (and haven't) been able to get away with showing and talking about on the small screen.Read more

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  4. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Marta Kaufman, Kenya Barris on Limits of Sexual Innuendo on TV

    11:14 am 5/11/2016

    David Mandel, Alan Yang, Aline Brosh McKenna and Nahnatchka Khan discuss what they have (and haven't) been able to get away with showing and talking about on the small screen.Read more

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  5. WGA Awards: 'Friends' Co-Creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane to be Honored

    11:23 am 1/13/2016

    The creative team will receive the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award at the 2016 WGA Awards' West Coast ceremony.Read more

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  6. Marta Kauffman on the Long Road From 'Friends' to 'Grace and Frankie': "It Wasn't Easy"

    9:00 am 5/7/2015

    "Convincing other people that I could do other things took a little while longer and then when we got to doing this. At a certain point I just had to say, 'Do your best,'" Kauffman tells THR.Read more

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  7. Meet 5 of Hillary Clinton's Biggest Hollywood Confidants

    7:00 am 12/15/2014

    Is she or isn't she? These five L.A. political players — from 'Friends' producer Marta Kauffman to Cheryl Saban — aren't saying before the former first lady's official announcement to run, but they're throwing all their considerable influence (and economic power) behind herRead more

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  8. Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy From 'Friends' Creator

    8:15 am 3/19/2014

    The "9 to 5" stars will co-star in the 13-episode series "Grace and Frankie" from Skydance Productions.Read more

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  9. Obama Calls Hollywood an 'Engine' of Economy at DreamWorks Animation

    5:08 pm 11/25/2013

    UPDATED: The president stressed "responsibility" in portraying gun violence in front of DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, elected officials and executives from major studios and networks.Read more

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