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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. '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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. Supporting Actors Give a Dramatic Reading of "Summertime"

    5:00 am 6/4/2016

    Juno Temple ('Vinyl'), Jonathan Rhys Meyers ('Roots') and other supporting actors give a dramatic reading of the lyrics to "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince.Read more

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  8. Anthony Anderson Discusses 'Black-ish' Episode on Police Brutality

    5:00 am 6/4/2016

    "We pride ourselves on dealing with divisive topics on ['Black-ish'] that bring people to a table who have differences of opinions and create that dialogue. Hopefully when we leave this table, we have a better understanding of who sat across from us."Read more

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  9. 'The Grinder' Star Rob Lowe Talks Transitioning From "Pretty Boy" to Funnyman

    5:00 am 6/3/2016

    Lowe dishes on making it in comedy as a dramatic actor and why the 1989 Oscars made for his most embarrassing career moment.Read more

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  10. Jerrod Carmichael Discusses Bill Cosby Episode of 'The Carmichael Show'

    5:00 am 6/3/2016

    "This is one of the first times in American history where black people are able to be genuinely just human beings," says Carmichael. "Our conversations cannot necessarily fit into a box or be inhibited in any way. We can argue, and we don’t necessarily take one side of an argument."Read more

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