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  1. THR Roundtable: Matthew Weiner, Vince Gilligan, Aaron Sorkin on Job Pressures, Embarrassing Sex Scenes, Fear of Failure (Video)

    9:00 am 5/12/2014

    For The Hollywood Reporter's annual Drama Showrunner Roundtable, six of TV's top creators talk fears they've already done their best work and how to follow up a hit.Read more

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  2. Power Showrunners: 10 to Watch for 2014

    10:00 am 10/16/2013

    "Masters of Sex's" Michelle Ashford, "Sleepy Hollow's" Roberto Orci, Len Wiseman, Alex Kurtzman and Mark Goffman and other high-profile names set to make a big impact.Read more

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  3. TV's Top Showrunners Talk Deleted Scenes, Network Censorship, More

    10:00 am 10/16/2013

    "Convincing security to let me back on the lot," jokes "Community's" Dan Harmon of his biggest accomplishment as he and other hit-makers open up about wins, losses and the toughest scene they had to write this year.Read more

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  4. 10 Power Showrunners: A Day in the Life, From Carlton Cuse to Jenji Kohan

    10:00 am 10/16/2013

    A voyeur's look through the bleary eyes of TV's busiest movers and shakers -- Ann Biderman, Jason Katims, Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan, Scott M. Gimple, Armando Iannucci, Greg Berlanti, Kerry Ehrin, Jeff and Jackie Schaffer and Terence Winter. Read more

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  5. 5 Top Showrunners Share Advice for Vince Gilligan on How to Move On

    9:00 am 10/16/2013

    The "Breaking Bad" creator gets encouragement from Carlton Cuse, Damon Lindelof, Chris Carter, Shawn Ryan and this line from Aaron Sorkin: "It feels like the first line of your obit's already been written -- it hasn't."Read more

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  6. 'Breaking Bad's' Vince Gilligan Reveals Details of 'Saul' Spinoff and Terror Over What's Next

    9:00 am 10/16/2013

    The anxiety-ridden showrunner on what he's mulling (a Western film), saying no to dozens of film pitches and how Jeffrey Katzenberg courted him, even as he admits "the odds of winning the lottery [twice] are pretty infinitesimal."Read more

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  7. TV Showrunners to Outshine Filmmakers at 2013 Produced By Conference

    5:00 am 6/7/2013

    As movie producers lament their lack of clout, TV producers are poised to command even more power as different platforms -- ahem, Netflix -- vie for their services.Read more

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  8. 21 Steps to Sitcom Success From a Top Comedy Showrunner

    10:00 am 11/8/2012

    Ken Levine, of "Cheers" and "M*A*S*H" fame, spills his secrets to THR -- including hiring writers who bathe, not abusing assistants and (guffaw!) listening to your actors.Read more

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  9. How I Sold My Show: Nine of TV's Hottest Producers Tell All

    6:00 am 10/17/2012

    From what to wear (a lucky shirt, a nice suit) to how to prepare (hit the gym, avoid coffee), words of wisdom from Betsy Beers, Shawn Ryan, Greg Berlanti, Howard Gordon and more as pitch season hits full swing.Read more

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  10. Showrunners 2012: 'Suits' Aaron Korsh

    8:00 am 10/3/2012

    "When the pilot [of "Suits"] was being shot, there was a question about whether we could show Mike (Patrick J. Adams) smoking pot or not," recalls Korsh.Read more

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