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  1. Bobby Cannavale on 'Vinyl' Role: "I’ve Never Gotten to Play a Role That's This Dimensional"

    5:00 am 6/7/2016

    "I’ve gotten to play elements of this character in other parts, and I really get to put it all together now and really have fun with it."Read more

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  2. Rami Malek Talks 'Mr. Robot': "There is Something Scary About Coming Out of the Gate so Strong"

    5:00 am 6/7/2016

    "The only way to alleviate myself of that pressure is just to keep working, keep discovering, keep researching, and go to that place every chance I could," said Malek of the high expectations for the second season of the critically acclaimed and award-winning series 'Mr. Robot.'Read more

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  3. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: 6 Top TV Bosses on Fighting for Diversity, Getting Pigeonholed and Casting "A—holes"

    6:45 am 6/6/2016

    Six of television's top drama series bosses — Sam Esmail, Julian Fellowes, Nina Jacobson, Marti Noxon, Melissa Rosenberg and John Ridley — open up about the stories that made them genuinely nervous, the things they still can’t believe they got past the network censors and the ongoing inequities of being anyone other than a privileged white male.Read more

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  4. 'UnREAL' Showrunner Marti Noxon: You Can't Worry About "What the Internet Is Going to Think"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "['UnREAL'] is about women who are not necessarily likable, doing a job that is despicable, and we are not going to be afraid of that," Noxon told THR.Read more

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  5. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Producer Nina Jacobson on Tackling Subjects "Outside" of Her "Own Experience"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "I was scared of taking on O.J. overall, as a white person, knowing this was a polarizing case. We made every effort to have an inclusive team, but ultimately, the people who began the project, it started with a bunch of white people," Jacobson told THR.Read more

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  6. 'Mr. Robot' Showrunner Sam Esmail Recalls Rami Malek's Audition: "He Was Shaking"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "He literally said the script breeds anxiety. It was nerve-wracking. I was like, 'Is he gonna get through this audition?'" the show creator told THR of casting Malek.Read more

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  7. 'Jessica Jones' Showrunner on Casting Krysten Ritter for the Role: "You Gotta Believe She Can Kick Ass"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    Melissa Rosenberg says the show's lead character "was never going to play the honey pot. She was never going to put on the tight bandage dress and heels and go and seduce the guy she needs information from."Read more

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  8. 'American Crime' Creator John Ridley: "I Can’t Say I Planned This Last Third of My Career"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "My career was a lot of failures, until I embraced the fact that most people aren’t interested in what I'm doing," the writer told THR during the Drama Showrunner Roundtable.Read more

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  9. 'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Calls Writing "An Act of Faith — You Just Have to Jump In"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "I think you have to believe that if you’re fascinated by a circumstance, by a particular people, you are entitled to tell a story about them, otherwise none of us would get anywhere," Fellowes tells THR.Read more

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  10. Keegan-Michael Key on Pressures of Tackling Race on 'Key & Peele': "Why Do We Have to Justify Why We Have Melanin?"

    5:00 am 6/5/2016

    "Very often, if you're a person of color, the fact that you have melanin in your skin makes the sketch exist on more than two or three levels," Key tells THR.Read more

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