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  1. Alan Yang Says He and Aziz Ansari "Didn't Expect" Reaction to 'Master of None'

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    "We just wanted to make a show that was about us - it wasn't a political move, it wasn't a statement."Read more

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  2. 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris on "Walking Fine Line" For Difficult Discussions with Kids

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    "Police brutality is one that for me in particular, I had to have that conversation with my young sons, because they did not understand why the protestors were mad."Read more

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  3. 'Veep' Showrunner David Mandel on Parody Being "Harder and Harder"

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    "I'm assuming everyone's going to tune into our season to see our take on Trump, and we don't have one. There is no Trump character. We're not a real-world political show, we are inspired."Read more

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  4. 'Grace and Frankie' Showrunner Marta Kauffman On Network Versus Netflix

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    Marta Kauffman discusses the difference between creating content for NBC (Kauffman created the iconic series 'Friends') and Netflix, the home of her sitcom 'Grace and Frankie.'Read more

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  5. 'Fresh Off the Boat' Showrunner Nahnatchka Khan Talks Being "Only Woman in the Room"

    4:30 am 6/9/2016

    "I felt like people looked at me for the wife joke or the daughter joke."Read more

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  6. Comedy Showrunner Roundtable: Reunions You’ll Never See (Sorry, 'Friends' Fans!), Diversity and How to Write Sex Scenes

    10:32 am 6/8/2016

    Six comedy series chiefs — Kenya Barris, Nahnatchka Khan, Marta Kauffman, Aline Brosh McKenna, David Mandel and Alan Yang — let it rip on the sex acts they still can’t believe they got past Standards (yes, "chicken cooping" is a real thing), why they don’t like spinoffs and the challenges that come with trying to tell your story when you don’t look like everyone else in Hollywood: "Black people don’t get to write for white people."Read more

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  7. Drama Actor Roundtable: Rami Malek, Cuba Gooding Jr., TV's Top Talent on Arrogant Career Mistakes and That Golden-Shower Scene

    5:45 am 6/8/2016

    Six stars — including Bobby Cannavale, Paul Giamatti, Forest Whitaker and Wagner Moura — open up about the lines they will and won't cross, how Oliver Stone broke a couple of them down and the parts they'd love to land.Read more

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  8. Forest Whitaker on "Issues of Identity" in 'Roots'

    5:00 am 6/8/2016

    "You can’t watch ['Roots'] without being confronted with the issue of civil rights, the issue of human rights."Read more

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  9. Cuba Gooding Jr. Calls O.J. Simpson "The Darkest Role [He] Had Ever Done"

    4:30 am 6/8/2016

    "I still am proud of what I did, even though I still feel the residual in my psyche,” said the lead actor of FX's 'The People v. O.J. Simpson.'Read more

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  10. Wagner Moura on Playing Drug Lord Pablo Escobar in 'Narcos'

    4:30 am 6/8/2016

    "We all know what’s going to happen to Pablo Escobar. I felt like when I finish the first season I had to finish [the series]. It’s like accomplishing a mission."Read more

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