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Emmys Roundtable 2014

Emmys Roundtable 2014

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  1. 'black-ish' Showrunner Kenya Barris: We Made America Say, 'Oh, They're Kind of Like Us'

    4:50 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    "I just got the demographic breakdown of our show, and it's not as many black people as I thought." READ MORE

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  2. 'Transparent's Jill Soloway: "Okay, Who the Heck is Lena Dunham, Where Did She Come From?"

    4:50 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    "Everybody was saying to me, 'have you seen this girl? She's just like you.'" READ MORE

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  3. 'Modern Family's Steve Levitan: "In The Beginning You Just Have to Fake it, and Look Confident"

    4:50 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    "When I've talked to other writers who have dealt with what they consider to be frustrating showrunners, the number one complaint might be, they're indecisive." READ MORE

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  4. 'Silicon Valley's Alec Berg on HBO: "The Partners Every Other Network and Studio Claimed to Be"

    4:49 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    "[HBO is] so helpful. They're so unobtrusive. They're so smart. We have the back and forth but in a very helpful, constructive way." READ MORE

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  5. "We Reverse Engineered ['Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'] From [Ellie Kemper]": Showrunner Robert Carlock

    4:49 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    We met with [Ellie] and she just confirmed our sense of who we thought she was on screen, and that's a weird thing to be able to communicate and to have any intelligence behind it. And she has a lot. READ MORE

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  6. Jay Duplass on 'Togetherness' Characters: "Everyone in Our Lives is Fair Game"

    4:49 pm PDT 07/01/2015
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    "My brother [Mark Duplass] and I have always been trying to get to a truthfulness and a simplicity about our story telling that is really analogous to life, how things happen in real life." READ MORE

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  7. Cat Deeley on 'So You Think You Can Dance': "It Can Change People's Lives"

    11:30 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    The host of the Fox series praises reality TV for offering "people an opportunity to springboard to something else, no matter what you do." READ MORE

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  8. 'So You Think You Can Dance's' Nigel Lythgoe: "We've Got a Lot of American Fathers Now Accepting the Fact That Their Sons Want to Be Dancers"

    9:30 am PDT 06/25/2015
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    "I'm really proud that, at a time when the arts are being so dismissed in education, that 'So You Think You Can Dance' has been around for 10 years." READ MORE

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  9. Bertram van Munster on 'The Amazing Race': "Instrumental in Bringing People Together Around the World"

    11:30 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    "I think that 'The Amazing Race' is almost like a business card around the world to show that we are actually nice people, and we're good people." READ MORE

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  10. Julie Chen on 'Big Brother': "Overt Racism in the House" Is "Hardest for Me to Watch"

    9:30 am PDT 06/24/2015
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    "We can't really manage the house guests, because you can't dilute or infect the game." READ MORE

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