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  1. Rule Breakers: Photos of Oprah Winfrey, The Innovator

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    THR photographed the media mogul at her Montecito, Calif., home. READ MORE

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

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  3. Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz Make THR's List of Rule Breakers 2012

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  4. Steven Spielberg: In 2012, 'Chris Christie Was a Hero for Me' (Q&A)

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  5. A Humbled Oprah on Her Network's Turnaround

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    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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  6. Psy on Why President Obama Stopped Doing 'Gangnam Style'

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    The 34-year-old pop sensation, one of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, tells THR "the ladies at his house are embarrassed when he's dancing." READ MORE

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  7. Hollywood Reporter Reveals 2012 Rule Breakers With 4 Covers

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    Oprah, Psy, Kathryn Bigelow with Mark Boal, and Steven Spielberg with Daniel Day-Lewis are among the entertainment innovators photographed for a special portfolio. READ MORE

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  8. The Unorthodox Relationship Between Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    Among THR's 2012 Rule Breakers, the elusive Bigelow says she's "actually very shy," while details from the "Zero Dark Thirty" set reveal a surprising seat at the table for her relatively new screenwriter-producer partner, who confesses to a "sharp-elbowed personality." READ MORE

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

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  10. Why Quentin Tarantino Isn't Concerned With Violence in 'Django Unchained'

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  11. 'Fifty Shades of Grey's' EL James: 'I Haven't Slept Since January'

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  12. 'Elementary' Creator Says Lucy Liu's Female Watson 'Started as a Joke' (Video)

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  13. George Stephanopoulos' Second-Proudest Moment of 2012? A 'Twilight' Interview

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    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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  14. Oprah Winfrey on Launching OWN: Lorne Michaels Told Me I'd Use 'Motherf---er' a Lot (Q&A)

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    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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  15. 2012's Biggest Rule Breakers: 'Walking Dead,' Psy, Quentin Tarantino and 7 Others Who Rocked the Status Quo

    4:59 am PST 12/19/2012
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    THR's second annual issue honoring the men and women in Hollywood who played by their own rules this year. READ MORE

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