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Under the creative direction of Robert Redford, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, uncompromising and irreverent, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of films, documentaries, and original programs, all unedited and commercial free. Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel is subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. Sundance Channel operates independently of the non-profit Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival, but shares the overall Sundance mission of encouraging artistic freedom of expression. Sundance Channel's website address is www.sundance.tv.

Taking the Order Out of “Law & Order”

Article: Taking the Order Out of “Law & Order”

In a few, very rare, instances the genre-defining procedural series messes with the formula. Which rule-breaker is your favorite?

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with CollegeHumor’s Streeter Seidell

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with CollegeHumor’s Streeter Seidell

CollegeHumor writer and comedian Streeter Seidell talks how Tinder makes everyone a dirtbag, the worst scene in “Friday Night Lights” and the president’s edited opinions. Don’t miss Seidell as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “Who Died and Made You Cool?”.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 4 Questions with “Broad City” Writer and Comedian Naomi Ekperigin

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 4 Questions with “Broad City” Writer and Comedian Naomi Ekperigin

Comedian and Broad City writer Naomi Ekperigen shames Reddit, praises Rihanna and wants to know what Michelle Obama is really thinking. Don’t miss Ekperigen as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “Who Died and Made You Cool?”.

The “RECTIFY” Cast on Getting Into Character

Article: The “RECTIFY” Cast on Getting Into Character

Daniel’s freedom echoes throughout Paulie creating schisms in both the community and his family. What’s it like to have a son, brother or suspected killer released from death row? How does that affect a family—and an entire town? And, as an actor, how does one prepare for such intense, unconventional role? Aden Young, Adelaide Clemens, Johnny Ray Gill, J. Smith-Cameron, Bruce McKinnon, Jake Austin Walker, Sean Bridgers and Michael O’Neil discuss the research they did (or didn’t do) and how they view their characters.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with “New York Times” Best-Selling Author Derek Blasberg

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with “New York Times” Best-Selling Author Derek Blasberg

New York Times best-selling author Derek Blasberg shuns Instagram, praises Kimye’s brilliance, and wants to see Meryl Streep wasted. Don’t miss Blasberg as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “Who Died and Made You Cool?”.

Expert Opinion: Hit Makers Nico & Vinz on Pop Music and the Movies

Article: Expert Opinion: Hit Makers Nico & Vinz on Pop Music and the Movies

After the Norweigan duo Nico Sereba and Vincent Dery won the world finals at Emergenza Festival in 2011, they went on to rack up hits on the international charts. Their single “Am I Wrong?” has more than 59 million views on YouTube alone. They’ve clearly conquered a global audience, but with their debut U.S. release due to hit this September and a new single in Reese Witherspoon’s latest movie, “The Good Lie,” expect to hear a lot more from the duo. Luckily for us, they took a break from their busy schedules to talk to us about pop music in the movies and how they write songs.

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 5 (Two Hearts)

Article: “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 5 (Two Hearts)

In their Gaza cell, Nessa mourns her ruined future, knowing the scandal of her pregnancy will infect any work she tries to do to aid the peace process. Atika tells Nessa to give her the child and allow Atika to raise it as her own as thanks for saving her life.

“Vox” Lists Five Reasons to Watch “RECTIFY”; “Variety” Reviews “Riveting” Season Finale

Article: “Vox” Lists Five Reasons to Watch “RECTIFY”; “Variety” Reviews “Riveting” Season Finale

This week, Vox goes over five qualities that make RECTIFY “the best TV show you’re almost certainly not watching,” while Variety raves about Season Two and mulls over the series’ “quiet power.” See what everyone is talking about, log in and watch Season 2 of RECTIFY right now.

“RECTIFY” Season 2 Music Round Up

Article: “RECTIFY” Season 2 Music Round Up

Though Gabriel Mann’s original score provides the majority of RECTIFY’s soundtrack, music supervisor Linda Cohen works alongside creator Ray McKinnon to pick just the right outside tracks for certain special moments. Here’s your guide to every song featured in Season 2.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Recapped and Revealed (America’s Hall Monitors)

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Recapped and Revealed (America’s Hall Monitors)

“I think we’ve learned one thing from this story: You’re not that famous,” Neal jokes with panelist Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), cutting him off in the middle of a long story about that one time when he was followed and wrongly profiled by Walmart security detail outside Chicago–they didn’t recognize him (though he’s semi-famous), accused him of being homeless (which is fair, he admits), and stopped him for questioning on his way out. Why? All homeless people are also thieves–that’s the stereotype at least.

“Smallville” Inspires Michael Showalter and Christina Lee to Choose Superpowers

Article: “Smallville” Inspires Michael Showalter and Christina Lee to Choose Superpowers

What happens when comic Michael Showalter and his writing partner Christina Lee start texting about Smallville? Find out below.

How Geena Davis Made the ’80s (and Some of the ’90s, Too)

Article: How Geena Davis Made the ’80s (and Some of the ’90s, Too)

Geena Davis has been portraying kickass women in movies since Reagan was president. She’s still awesome, but the decade between 1982-1992 brought us some of her most memorable work. Go ahead and take a trip down memory lane.

4 Questions with “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Star Andrew Buchan

Article: 4 Questions with “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Star Andrew Buchan

THE HONORABLE WOMAN star Andrew Buchan discusses the Stein siblings’ complicated relationship, and the page-turner script that sold him on the series.

6 Questions With “RECTIFY” Production Designer Hugh “D.G.” Moody

Article: 6 Questions With “RECTIFY” Production Designer Hugh “D.G.” Moody

Production designer Hugh “D.G.” Moody talks prison sets, contributing to character backstories and hiding Easter eggs.

Q: Is there any overarching design philosophy on RECTIFY that you keep in mind at all times?

A: Primarily the muted color palette and realistic locations. The show’s hyperrealistic, so sometimes we find locations and they’re just perfect. Most of the time, they’re not quite right. Sometimes you don’t know what exactly’s not right about it, but after you spend some time in the space you can usually identify it and identify how to change it to fit the world we’re trying to create.

Q: You’re responsible for every last detail of people’s living spaces. How do you figure out each character’s taste?

“THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Videos on Multiple Emmy-Winning Series “Breaking Bad”

Article: “THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Videos on Multiple Emmy-Winning Series “Breaking Bad”

Last night Breaking Bad swept the Emmys with wins across the board. Want to know the secrets to Vince Gilligan’s successful creation? Check out the insider stories from Vince, Bryan Cranston and the Breaking Bad writing team in THE WRITERS’ ROOM video clips.

“Law & Order”: Best Male Guest Stars Actors Edition

Article: “Law & Order”: Best Male Guest Stars Actors Edition

Many great actors will tell you that all it takes to make it is talent, a breakout role and a little luck. The names listed below had plenty of talent and got a break–and more than a little luck–by guest-starring on “Law & Order.”

The Ultimate “RECTIFY” Marathon Check List

Article: The Ultimate “RECTIFY” Marathon Check List

Now that Season 2 of RECTIFY has come to a close, SundanceTV is treating you to a full-series marathon–starting with Episode 1 of Season 1–on Sun, Aug. 24 at 6AM/7c. Whether it’s a cure for your Holden withdrawals or a chance to catch up from the beginning, use our marathon checklist below and maximize your Paulie experience.

Get Outta The Water! What’s the Reigning Shark Movie?

Article: Get Outta The Water! What’s the Reigning Shark Movie?

Sharks. Cinema’s most enigmatic beast. Leopard, tiger, great white, hammerhead: these vicious finned predators have always had a knack for terrorizing characters and stealing scenes–one even had it’s own ominous tune.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Fans: Ten Chances to Win a Subscription to “New York” Magazine

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Fans: Ten Chances to Win a Subscription to “New York” Magazine

Are you a self-proclaimed culture vulture? THE APPROVAL MATRIX show and the New York magazine back page pop culture roundup that inspired it have joined forces to offer ten lucky fans a chance to win a one-year subscription to New York magazine. See post for more details.

“RECTIFY” Recap: Episode 210 (Unhinged)

Article: “RECTIFY” Recap: Episode 210 (Unhinged)

At the motel, Daniel wakes up in Tawney’s arms and tells her he’s leaving Paulie. She says she’s leaving, too. He then tells her that he assaulted Teddy but doesn’t think Teddy deserved it.

Songs From “RECTIFY” Episode 210 (Unhinged)

Article: Songs From “RECTIFY” Episode 210 (Unhinged)

Though Gabriel Mann’s original score provides the majority of RECTIFY‘s soundtrack, music supervisor Linda Cohen works alongside creator Ray McKinnon to pick just the right outside tracks for certain special moments. The finale features only one song, but it’s significant:

11 Ways to Enhance “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Mid-Season Marathon

Article: 11 Ways to Enhance “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Mid-Season Marathon

Can’t get enough of Nessa Stein (Maggie Gyllenhaal)? Then we have some good news. SundanceTV is airing a mid-season marathon of THE HONORABLE WOMAN, back-to-back episodes of the entire season thus far, Sat., Aug 23 Noon/11c. Still not enough? Consider the following:

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Transsexual Adult Entertainer Bailey Jay

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Transsexual Adult Entertainer Bailey Jay

As a featured panelist on THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “America’s Hall Monitors”, transsexual porn star Bailey Jay talked to us about the staleness of “tranny hooker” jokes, her love for Amy Schumer’s lowbrow humor, and the lack skinny vegans in her life.

“RECTIFY” Season 2 Finale Sweepstakes Could Get You a Paulie Tire Store T-shirt

Article: “RECTIFY” Season 2 Finale Sweepstakes Could Get You a Paulie Tire Store T-shirt

Consider yourself the ultimate fan of RECTIFY? Want to help spread the word? Want to be rewarded for doing so? Well, SundanceTV is giving a few lucky fans a Paulie Tire Store T-shirt. (Talk about an insider’s prize!)