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  1. How 'The Walking Dead' Went to No. 1 by Killing Off Lead Characters

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    A new showrunner's bold strategy helped bring in 10 million viewers a week for the No. 1 fall series, leading to inclusion in THR's 2012 Rule Breakers portfolio.Read more

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  2. Why Quentin Tarantino Isn't Concerned With Violence in 'Django Unchained'

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    The director, one of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, tells THR he ignores calls to tone down his films: "Not one word of social criticism … has ever changed one word."Read more

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  3. 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' EL James: 'I Haven't Slept Since January'

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    The suburban British mom, one of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, talks to THR about what happened since her erotic trilogy took the publishing world by storm.Read more

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  4. 'Elementary' Creator Says Lucy Liu's Female Watson 'Started as a Joke' (Video)

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Rob Doherty's choice to pair Jonny Lee Miller's Sherlock Holmes with a woman resulted in fall's No. 1 new series, and inclusion in THR's 2012 Rule Breakers portfolio.Read more

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  5. George Stephanopoulos' Second-Proudest Moment of 2012? A 'Twilight' Interview

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Finally besting "Today" and earning a spot in THR's 2012 Rule Breakers portfolio, the "Good Morning America" host jokes that his exclusive with Robert Pattinson during the Kristen Stewart cheating scandal was trumped only by politics.Read more

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  6. Oprah Winfrey on Launching OWN: Lorne Michaels Told Me I'd Use 'Motherf---er' a Lot (Q&A)

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Winfrey -- one of THR's 2012 Rule Breakers -- reflects on the unexpected challenges in launching the almost 2-year-old network, her most surprising celebrity interview and what she's still hopes to achieve with OWN.Read more

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  7. Gabrielle Douglas Leaps in Air Next to Bob Costas (Photo)

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    Two of the most recognizable smiles from NBC's Summer Games pose for THR's Rule Breakers portfolio, along with executive producer Jim Bell.Read more

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  8. Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz Make THR's List of Rule Breakers 2012

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    UPDATED: The presidential and vice presidential debate moderators, two of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, open up about the dreaded "girl" question, getting the candidates to stop talking and why they'd do it all over again.Read more

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  9. Steven Spielberg: In 2012, 'Chris Christie Was a Hero for Me' (Q&A)

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    The "Lincoln" director and Obama supporter, one of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, says the New Jersey governor was "able to put party politics aside for the greater good" and also cites Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton among his heroes. Read more

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  10. A Humbled Oprah on Her Network's Turnaround

    5:00 am 12/19/2012

    After bad headlines for OWN's slow start, the mogul -- one of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers -- tells THR its recent success "feels like a sigh of relief."Read more

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