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Top Netflix Exec on ‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2 and Chris Rock’s $40M Payday

Lisa Nishimura, vp of original doc and comedy programming, hopes to bring the streaming service its first Oscar after assembling a new slate of offerings including projects from Ava Duvernay and…

Wisconsin Attorney General Asks Court to Keep ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey in Prison

Hours after U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin issued his release order, attorneys with the state Department of Justice filed an emergency motion with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, asking…

How Episodic TV Docs Are Muscling in on Oscar

Brief theatrical runs of marathon screenings (eight straight hours of 'O.J.: Made in America') are allowing epic-length nonfiction efforts to qualify, stirring discontent among purists of the form.

‘Making a Murderer’: Brendan Dassey to Be Released From Prison

Dassey's release was ordered by U.S. Magistrate Judge William Duffin even as prosecutors appeal the judge's earlier ruling overturning Dassey's conviction.

‘Making a Murderer’s’ Steven Avery Set for ‘Dr. Phil’ Interview

Avery and his fiancee, Lynn Hartman, will appear on two episodes of the daytime talk show.

Creative Arts Emmys: Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ Has Big Night

Netflix's documentary crime series is among the biggest winners at the awards ceremony.

‘Making a Murderer’: Steven Avery Attorney Seeks More Evidence Testing

His attorney asked for a suspension of Avery's latest appeal in order to request more testing on evidence that could overturn his conviction.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Taps ‘E.T.’ Star for ‘Making a Murderer’-Inspired Episode (Exclusive)

Henry Thomas and 'The Practice's' Kelli Williams will appear in the episode, about a recently exonerated man implicated in another crime.

‘Making a Murderer’ Gets Additional Episode Order at Netflix

The order comes days after the docuseries received six Emmy nominations for its 10-episode first season.

‘Making a Murderer’ Creators Team With George Clooney for Scripted Drama Series

'America's Most Admired Lawbreaker' is based on Steven Brill's article and is the first project to come under Clooney and Grant Heslov's new overall deal with Sonar Entertainment.

The Only Place Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade,’ Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ Can Win an Emmy

TV's big awards night tends to overshadow a slightly less glittery event: the Creative Arts honors, which recognize a variety of crafts, talent and special formats — and sometimes presage major…