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  1. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Watch The Full, Uncensored Interview

    4:28 pm 5/27/2014

    Aaron Sorkin ("The Newsroom"), Matthew Weiner ("Mad Men"), Vince Gilligan ("Breaking Bad"), Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel"), Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective") and Ann Biderman ("Ray Donovan") reveal secrets of the high-pressure position. Read more

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  2. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Watch the Full, Uncensored Conversation With Aaron Sorkin, Vince Gilligan, Matthew Weiner

    8:47 am 5/23/2014

    For The Hollywood Reporter's annual Drama Showrunner Roundtable, six of TV's top creators — including Nic Pizzolatto ("True Detective"), Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel") and Ann Biderman ("Ray Donovan") — talk job pressures, embarrassing sex scenes and fears of failure.Read more

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  3. 'True Detective' Showrunner Reveals His Homework for Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey

    9:17 am 5/12/2014

    Nic Pizzolatto tells THR he gave his stars boxed sets of "Deadwood" and "The Wire" when they arrived on set -- works he thought were key to his show.Read more

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  4. Vince Gilligan Teases 'Better Call Saul'

    9:15 am 5/12/2014

    The "Breaking Bad" creator says he's unsure if the spinoff will go down as good or bad in TV history. "Is this going to be 'Frasier' -- or 'After MASH?' I don't know yet. If it's 'After MASH' rather than 'Frasier, it won't be for a lack of hard work.Read more

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  5. Aaron Sorkin Reveals Racy Way Mary-Louise Parker Ended up on 'West Wing'

    9:13 am 5/12/2014

    The showrunner tells THR the actress left him a voicemail pitching herself: "Hi, this is Mary-Louise Parker. Josh Lyman [Bradley Whitford's character] badly needs to get laid, and I'm the one to do it."Read more

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  6. Vince Gilligan Gives Matthew Weiner Advice for 'Mad Men' Finale

    9:10 am 5/12/2014

    "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan tells Matthew Weiner to enjoy what time has left on "Mad Men": Enjoy it while it's still going on, which is difficult because you're in the middle of it and you're working your ass off."Read more

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  7. 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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  8. THR Emmy Roundtable: 'Mad Men,' 'House of Cards' Showrunners on Character Surprises (Video)

    8:00 am 6/3/2013

    Matthew Weiner explains why Duck Phillips clicked and Beau Willimon praises Corey Stoll’s “Cards” performance. Read more

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  9. THR Emmy Roundtable: 'Game of Thrones' Showrunner Questions Network TV Violence (Video)

    8:00 am 6/3/2013

    D.B. Weiss argues “sanitized” violence may be worse than more realistic depictions, because they are too “easy to watch" and "fun.”Read more

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