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  1. Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: Chuck Lorre, Jenji Kohan, Mike Judge on Ejaculation Shots, Awful Pitch Meetings and Salary Negotiations

    11:00 am 6/4/2014

    Seven hot writer-producers — also including Marc Maron ("Maron"), Jenni Konner ("Girls"), Mike Schur ("Parks and Recreation") and Armando Iannucci ("Veep") — sound off on everything from how they keep their casts happy to the too-personal storylines that have permanently severed relationships.Read more

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  2. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Watch The Full, Uncensored Interview

    2:22 pm 6/3/2014

    Roundtable guests Marc Maron (Maron), Mike Judge(Silicon Valley), Chuck Lorre (Mom), Jenni Konner (Girls), Jenji Kohan (Orange Is the New Black), Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation) and Armando Iannucci (Veep).Read more

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  3. 'Girls' Showrunner Jenni Konner on HBO's 'Money Shot' Policy

    3:57 pm 5/30/2014

    The writer shares how they were allowed to get by with the network's blessing after using the racy shot in an emotional scene. "We kind of had a story motivated, emotional money shot and they let us keep it," says Konner. "So it really felt like we all grew together." Read more

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  4. THR Emmy Roundtable: 'New Girl,' 'Big Bang' Showrunners on Dropping F-Bombs and Comedy's Tough Year

    8:00 am 6/10/2013

    Matthew Carnahan, Greg Daniels, Bruce Helford, Liz Meriwether, Steve Molaro and Mike Schur also talk to THR about turning down product placement, their most absurd network notes and whether "Anger Management" is the model of the future.Read more

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  5. Full Uncensored Comedy Showrunner Emmy Roundtable

    5:36 pm 6/7/2013

    Our full uncensored conversation with showrunners Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation), Matthew Carnahan (House of Lies), Greg Daniels (The Office), Bruce Helford (Anger Management), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), Steve Molaro (The Big Bang Theory).Read more

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  6. Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: The Worst Notes They've Received

    5:26 pm 6/7/2013

    From sexual positions to smoking monkeys our roundtable guests share their craziest feed back from their networks. They also share how they address swearing on their shows.Read more

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  7. Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: Bruce Helford's 10/90 Deal

    4:59 pm 6/7/2013

    'Anger Showrunner' Bruce Helford breaks down his preparation and shooting schedule for his comedy and how the process has changed since his days working on 'The Drew Carey Show.' Read more

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  8. Comedy Showrunners Roundtable: Network TV's Struggle

    4:33 pm 6/7/2013

    Our roundtable guests Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation), Matthew Carnahan (House of Lies), Greg Daniels (The Office), Bruce Helford (Anger Management), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), Steve Molaro (The Big Bang Theory) all discuss the Nielsen ratings, Hulu and the struggles facing network television. Read more

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