Roundtables

If "Film Is a Fling, TV Is Like a Marriage": TV Directors on Everything From the Social Justice Movement to "Difficult" Actors

Anna Boden, Deborah Chow, Jon M. Chu, Alex Garland, Janet Mock and Jonathan Nolan discuss how the state of the world affects them ("The news just got darker and darker — I found myself not being able to concentrate"); what it's like to speak for an underrepresented community ("I just don't want to f*** up") and anxieties of going back on set: "Recession kills people the same way viruses do."

Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Damon Lindelof, Courtney Kemp and More Tackle Race, Cops and Resuming Production

Five top TV creators — 'Watchmen's' Lindelof, 'Power's' Kemp, 'The Good Fight's' Michelle King, 'Little Fires Everywhere's' Liz Tigelaar and 'The Terror: Infamy's' Alexander Woo — talk candidly and passionately about inclusive writers rooms ("Do better"), studio notes on flawed police portrayals ("I don't think cops would do that"), and examining one's own assumptions: "Having those moments in your body where you realize that you're a part of the system — it's humbling."