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  1. 'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Julian Fellowes ('Downton Abbey')

    8:15 pm 6/20/2016

    The creator, sole writer and executive producer of the dearly-departed drama series talks about his decades as a character actor (he appeared in a Bond movie), his transition to writing (he won an Oscar at 52 for his first produced screenplay) and the evolution — and potential future — of the Crawleys.Read more

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  2. 'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Calls Writing "An Act of Faith — You Just Have to Jump In"

    5:01 am 6/19/2016

    "I think you have to believe that if you’re fascinated by a circumstance, by a particular people, you are entitled to tell a story about them, otherwise none of us would get anywhere," Fellowes tells THR.Read more

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  3. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: 6 Top TV Bosses on Fighting for Diversity, Getting Pigeonholed and Casting "A—holes"

    6:45 am 6/6/2016

    Six of television's top drama series bosses — Sam Esmail, Julian Fellowes, Nina Jacobson, Marti Noxon, Melissa Rosenberg and John Ridley — open up about the stories that made them genuinely nervous, the things they still can’t believe they got past the network censors and the ongoing inequities of being anyone other than a privileged white male.Read more

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  4. 'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Calls Writing "An Act of Faith — You Just Have to Jump In"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "I think you have to believe that if you’re fascinated by a circumstance, by a particular people, you are entitled to tell a story about them, otherwise none of us would get anywhere," Fellowes tells THR.Read more

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  5. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Nina Jacobson, Sam Esmail Talk Casting Chris Darden, 'Mr. Robot'

    11:22 am 5/11/2016

    John Ridley, Julian Fellowes, Marti Noxon and Melissa Rosenberg also weigh in on the challenges of finding the right actors for certain parts.Read more

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  6. Amazon Prime Lands Julian Fellowes' 'Doctor Thorne' Series From Weinstein Co.

    6:48 am 5/3/2016

    The three-part period drama — based on the novel by Anthony Trollope — was adapted by the 'Downton Abbey' creator and aired in the U.K. earlier this year. Read more

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  7. Tonys: 'Hamilton' Makes History With 16 Nominations

    9:19 pm 5/2/2016

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop juggernaut is one of a handful of shows that yielded noms for actors of color, flipping the trend of this year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Read more

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  8. Julian Fellowes Period Drama 'Doctor Thorne' Sells Wide

    4:22 am 3/14/2016

    The latest offering from the creator of 'Downton Abbey' has already aired in the U.K., with The Weinstein Co. picking up rights for the U.S. Read more

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  9. Inside the 'School of Rock' Musical's Poignant Ballads and Feminist References

    3:09 pm 12/9/2015

    "Kids today have so much pressure. ... They're not allowed to be kids because their parents are so focused on their adulthoods when they're in elementary school."Read more

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  10. Andrew Lloyd Webber Expands 'School of Rock' Enrollment to London, U.S.

    7:17 am 12/7/2015

    Fresh from the the show's Broadway opening night, plans have been announced to launch the musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black film with additional productions in London and on a U.S. tour.Read more

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