Vince Gilligan, Matt Weiner and Damon Lindelof on the Pain and Gain of Creating a Show

What happens when you put Vince Gilligan, Matthew Weiner and Damon Lindelof in a room together? They talk shop, of course.

In the video above, Breaking Bad's Gilligan reveals his philosophy for pitching a series, Lost's Lindelof talks the ABC's biggest fears about his show and Mad Men's Weiner shares which classic TV series should be considered gospel.

The trio made their comments during a Hollywood Reporter photoshoot that gathered 24 legendary TV producers for one unforgettable class picture.

Click here to read the full rundown of the Aug. 6 photoshoot, and check out the finished product here.