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'All The Way' Writer-Director Team On The 2016 Presidential Election, Politics As War & Their Road To Emmys

Opening at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2012, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way quickly became a cultural touchstone—re-framing the legacy of one of America’s greatest presidents while holding up a mirror to the challenges and fears in contemporary America, as one of the most significant elections in American history moves toward its dramatic conclusion. 2,663 more words

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Maker Studios' 'Epic Rap Battles Of History' Looks To Rule Emmy's New Short-Form Variety Turf

In the wake of Adult Swim’s 15-minute length series Childrens Hospital rallying two wins and four noms in recent Emmy history, the short form categories have become a popular place to be with such companies as AOL and NBC jumping into the fray. 721 more words

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Pete Hammond's Emmy Handicaps 2016: Outstanding Drama Series

During Final Round voting, as TV Academy members cast their ballots for this year’s Primetime Emmy winners, Pete Hammond takes a closer look at the nominees in key categories. 783 more words

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Emmys: Acting Nominees Court Votes At Annual Performers Reception

Sarah Paulson, a two-time Emmy nominee this year, was talking about how she may be making history. Rami Malek, a first-time nominee, talked glowingly about his competition for Best Actor in a Drama Series. 701 more words

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'SNL’s Kate McKinnon: Hillary Clinton Was "Warm And Sincere" And "Very Funny"

If Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have carved out serious mainstream space for the modern female comic, then Kate McKinnon is making the most of that relatively-new arena. 1,438 more words

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'Saturday Night Live' Production Designer Eugene Lee On His 40 Years With The Sketch Series

Approached by a Canadian television producer for a variety sketch series back in the early 1970s, production designer Eugene Lee couldn’t have realized then that he’d stumbled on the job of a lifetime. 2,083 more words

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'Making A Murderer’s Laura Ricciardi And Moira Demos: "We Certainly Didn’t Leave Out Anything Of Real Significance"

In 2005 Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos set out to make what Demos calls, “A social justice film.” They were, Ricciardi says, only planning “To see how an accused was going to be treated in the American criminal justice system.” They’d seen the case of Steven Avery in The New York Times and thought they would simply follow his trial for the murder of Teresa Halbach. 1,528 more words

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