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  1. Sundance: Premieres Lineup Courts Controversy

    1:00 pm PST 12/08/2014
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    From films about so-called gay-to-straight conversion to campus rape to the Church of Scientology, there's no shortage of subjects that will spark debate READ MORE

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  2. Watch the 'Orange Is the New Black' Credits With the 'Golden Girls' Theme Song

    12:31 pm PDT 09/16/2014
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    Thank you for being a friend, Dandelion READ MORE

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  3. Mike Birbiglia Lands Role in 'Orange Is the New Black' (Exclusive)

    3:24 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    The actor-comedian has booked a recurring role in the Jenji Kohan prison dramedy READ MORE

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  4. Emmys: Three Agents Dissect the Writer Races

    9:00 am PDT 08/07/2014
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    To clear up some of the confusion for the 2014 scribe-off ("True Detective" is a traditional series, but "Fargo" is not? "Orange Is the New Black" is a comedy?), three anonymous TV lit agents handicap each competition. READ MORE

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  5. 'Orange' Showrunner Jenji Kohan on Hollywood's Pay Inequality, 'F--- You' Money and Her 'Friends' Regrets

    9:00 am PDT 08/06/2014
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    The iconoclastic Kohan opens up about her upcoming projects (from an HBO drama about the Salem witch trials to a theater/restaurant), her worst Hollywood writing experience and unequal pay for women: "I don't begrudge [Matthew Weiner] for one second; it's more, 'Why am I not making that?' " READ MORE

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  6. 'Orange Is the New Black' Stars Reveal Audition Tales, Season 3 Nudity Potential

    10:33 am PDT 08/05/2014
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    Chelsea Handler sat down with Jenji Kohan, Taylor Schilling and the rest of the cast of the Netflix series at a TV Academy screening to compare notes on how it all began. READ MORE

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  7. Emmys: Kerry Washington, Laverne Cox and 8 More Breakthrough Contenders

    8:00 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    "True Detective's" shake-up of the drama competition is just one of eight category-shifting disruptions. READ MORE

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  8. 'Orange Is the New Black' Scores Big in Emmy Race

    6:28 am PDT 07/10/2014
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    The prison dramedy earned 12 noms to lead the comedy category, while Netflix's political thriller "House of Cards" garnered 13. READ MORE

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  9. 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2: What the Critics Are Saying

    3:16 pm PDT 06/06/2014
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    Jenji Kohan's critically acclaimed Netflix series returns with Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Jason Biggs, Laverne Cox, Danielle Brooks and more. READ MORE

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  10. 'Orange Is the New Black': TV Review

    8:29 pm PDT 06/05/2014
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    The Netflix surprise gem comes back for a second season, better than ever. READ MORE

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  11. 'Orange Is the New Black': Meet the Ladies of Litchfield (Photos)

    8:05 pm PDT 06/05/2014
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    Jenji Kohan's critically acclaimed Netflix series stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Laverne Cox, Taryn Manning, Danielle Brooks and many, many others — which is why THR made a handy character guide. READ MORE

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  12. Emmys: 'Orange Is the New Black's' Uzo Aduba Makes a Plea to Voters (Guest Column)

    1:30 pm PDT 06/04/2014
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    Writing for THR, the actress -- who plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren -- argues that shows with diverse casts are long overdue for Emmy recognition. READ MORE

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

    11:06 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    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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  14. Inside THR's Comedy Showrunners Roundtable With Chuck Lorre, Mike Judge (Photos)

    11:04 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    Jenni Konner ("Girls"), Jenji Kohan ("Orange Is the New Black"), Mike Schur ("Parks and Recreation"), Armando Iannucci ("Veep") and Marc Maron ("Maron") talk fights with executives, racy scenes and job pressures. READ MORE

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

    11:00 am PDT 06/04/2014
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    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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  16. 'Orange Is the New Black' Cast Talk Season 2 Backstories, Relationships and Racial Clashes

    5:00 am PDT 05/17/2014
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    Taryn Manning celebrated her character's fate at the NYC premiere, while creator Jenji Kohan told THR of the show's Emmy categorization: 'We get screwed either way.' READ MORE

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  17. Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon Walk Free at the 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2 Premiere (Photos)

    10:49 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    Rosie O'Donnell, Netflix' Ted Sarandos and Cindy Holland celebrated the Litchfield prison dramedy's second season with creator Jenji Kohan and her unpredictable inmates. READ MORE

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  18. 'Orange Is the New Black': First Season 2 Trailer Previews 'Next-Level Crazy' (Video)

    11:45 am PDT 04/17/2014
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    A new orange-clad inmate fires up an old feud, while Piper Chapman and Dayanara Diaz must deal with the consequences of their risky season-one decisions. READ MORE

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  19. PaleyFest: Whose 'Orange Is the New Black' Backstories Will Be Revealed in Season 2?

    11:57 pm PDT 03/14/2014
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    The cast of the hit Netflix series joined Jenji Kohan to tease the sophomore season, which includes a new character who will "interact intimately" with everyone. READ MORE

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  20. 'Orange Is the New Black' Creator Jenji Kohan: Netflix 'Cryptic' About Show's Popularity

    11:13 am PST 12/27/2013
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    She reveals how the streaming service, which doesn't disclose ratings, characterizes viewership and shares her thoughts on binge-watching. READ MORE

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