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  1. 'Shameless' Boss on the Surprising Finale: Fans Demanded More

    10:23 am 4/8/2014

    Exec producer John Wells tells THR that Justin Chatwin's return in the season finale was a response to viewers' feedback.Read more

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  2. Emmys: 'Shameless' Switches to Comedy, John Wells Explains Why

    8:12 am 3/25/2014

    In a historic move, the TV Academy has granted the executive producer a special dispensation to move his show from drama series contention: "We'd always thought of it as a comedy, and as the series has unspooled, it became clearer," he tells THR.Read more

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  3. John Wells to Be Celebrated by American Society of Cinematographers

    9:08 am 1/21/2014

    The writer, director and producer recently helmed "August: Osage County."Read more

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  4. Tina Fey, Jerry Seinfeld Front Emmy Icons 2013 Portfolio

    9:00 am 9/18/2013

    "Breaking Bad's" Bryan Cranston, "Mad Men's" Matthew Weiner, "Arrested Development's" Mitchell Hurwitz and more legends of television on how the award can save a series ("30 Rock"), give validation beyond ratings ("Seinfeld") and provoke anxiety. Says "ER" creator John Wells: "I forgot to thank George Clooney in my acceptance speech!"Read more

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  5. The Men of 'August: Osage County' Marvel at Meryl Streep's Acting and Home Cooking

    6:24 pm 9/11/2013

    From potluck dinners to watching the political debates, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper and the cast of John Wells' drama share what it was like filming in Oklahoma. Read more

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  6. August: Osage County: Toronto Review

    12:57 am 9/10/2013

    Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts head an all-star ensemble in the screen version of Tracy Letts' acclaimed play about a messed-up Oklahoma family.Read more

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  7. TNT, 'Southland' Producers Adapting 'Claire DeWitt' Book Series

    5:00 pm 3/4/2013

    Sara Gran, author of the detective novels, will pen the script, with John Wells executive producing.Read more

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  8. John Wells Assassins Drama Lands Pilot Order at Fox

    11:49 am 1/25/2013

    "Boomerang" becomes the network's fifth drama pilot order this season.Read more

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  9. Showrunners 2012: 'Shameless'' John Wells

    8:00 am 10/3/2012

    On the most absurd network note: " 'Can’t the president be an ex-pro wrestler? Like that guy in Minnesota. Everybody loves that guy.' You can't make this stuff up."Read more

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