Actor Andy Daly (Review) hosts the stars and writers of Modern Family on BEHIND THE STORY this week, welcoming the fictional Dunphy and Pritchett families to the stage.
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SundanceTV today announced season two of its non-fiction series BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER will premiere Sun., Nov. 8 at 10:00 AM ET/PT. The series will feature in-depth discussions with the stars, writers, and producers of the biggest shows on television today, including: Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife”), Kerry Washington (“Scandal”), Lena Dunham (“Girls”), Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”), Gina Rodriguez (“Jane The Virgin”), and Clark Gregg (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”).
This week on BEHIND THE STORY, the producers and stars of Masters of Sex join BuzzFeed’s Jarret Wieselman to go deep on all the hard work behind the acclaimed drama. Wieselman gets the ball rolling with questions about casting.
Journalist Andrea Mandell hosts the talented cast of Orange Is the New Black on this week’s BEHIND THE STORY. Series creator Jenji Kohan takes center stage, her famously dyed hair a blaze of blue and purple, as Mandell gets the ball rolling with a question about the show’s rabid fan base.
With an impressive career in TV, film and theater, Michelle Hurst has played everything from lawyers and judges to an incensed mom. But it’s her role as Miss Claudette Pelage on Orange is the New Black that we wanted to learn more about. Here’s what Michelle had to say about her fear of being thrown in jail, her miraculous recovery after a horrible car accident and whether her friends get nervous when she’s holding a knife.
From Henrietta “Mama” Bazomm in “Showgirls” to Anita DeMarco on “Orange is the New Black,” Lin Tucci is no stranger to playing Italian-American women. Find out what her prison nickname would be, what she likes most (and least) about her character and why she loves working with Jenji Kohan.
Orange Is the New Black has more than its share of intense female personalities. Wonder if you’re more like Piper or Crazy Eyes? Take this quiz to find out who you’d be at Litchfield Penitentiary.
Sitcom super-producer Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men, Mom) stopped to snap a picture of the crowd on his phone before joining The Big Bang Theory’s very funny cast including Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and more on BEHIND THE STORY.
The complex characters of AMC’s “Mad Men” struggle with all the big questions of the ’60s–and with life, each other and the shifting realities of the times–with varying degrees of success. Every character has their own pitfalls and triumphs, but who would you be in the series?
Are you an awkward intellectual like Sheldon or do you have metrosexual tendencies like Raj? Find out which of he Big Bang Theory characters you are by taking this simple quiz.
TV Guide’s Mike Schneider introduces the outstanding cast of Mad Men on this week’s BEHIND THE STORY.
Michael Schneider is the executive editor, “TV Guide” magazine, a “Franklin Avenue” blogger, and a host of KCRW’s “The Spin-Off.” And as if all that didn’t keep him busy enough, he took the time to interview the cast of “Mad Men,” including Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks, for BEHIND THE STORY, airing Fri., May 15 at 11/10c on SundanceTV. Here he shares what he learned about the cast and his favorite moments from the seven seasons of the show.
Take a look below at the 10 places you can see Jon Hamm — from “Friends with Kids” to “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” — then vote on your favorite.
“Mad Men” producer Marcy Patterson, featured on SundanceTV’s BEHIND THE STORY, talks about the behind-the-scenes family, how “Playboy” contributed to the show and her “Mad Men”-influenced wedding plans.
The hilarious cast of The Mindy Project, including Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks, Xosha Roquemore, Beth Grant and Zoe Jarman, gets thoughtful about the unique sitcom that brought them all together on BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER.
If the stellar cast (featuring Dustin Hoffman and Bill Murray!) and ten Oscar nominations aren’t enough reason to check out Tootsie, stars of The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina, and CineFix are ready to persuade you.
“BEHIND THE STORY” Poll: Which Impression by “The Mindy Project” Star Ike Barinholtz is the Funniest?
Ike Barinholtz, who plays Nurse Morgan Tookers on The Mindy Project, has the gifted ability to lean into a comedic impression, as seen in his appearance on BEHIND THE STORY: “The Mindy Project”. So which impression is the best? Tell us in the poll below.
“Danny Castellano is my favorite character that I’ve ever written for,” Mindy Kaling says on BEHIND THE STORY: “The Mindy Project” as she and producer Matt Warburton wax poetic over Chris Messina’s acting chops. Messina has had a ton of practice. You name it, he can do it. In honor of Messina, we’ve highlighted the Sundance Film Festival movies you must see where he shines.
On BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER, comedian Patton Oswalt hosted the outrageously funny cast of Parks and Recreation. It’s been a long, successful road for this creative team, with lead star Amy Poehler joined by Adam Scott, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt and Aubrey Plaza.
On BEHIND THE STORY, the cast of Parks and Recreation are asked to name their favorite things about their characters. From Leslie’s frequent proclamations of love, to April’s ability to adore Andy, to Retta’s success in dating — every character shows something to admire. So which characters is your own personal favorite? Take the poll below!
Patton Oswalt never stops. A comedian-TV-movie star with a new book under his belt, Oswalt only has more to come (some of which, he apologizes, he can’t discuss here). But Oswalt did talk to us about hosting the “Parks and Recreation” episode on BEHIND THE STORY, what he’ll miss most about Parks and which 2015 Sundance Film Festival movies he loved.
Take this quiz to find out whether you’re Joan or Peggy or Don from Mad Men.
The newest non-fiction series from SundanceTV, BEHIND THE STORY WITH THE PALEY CENTER, will premiere on Tue., Apr. 7 at 8/7c. The six-episode series will feature in-depth discussions with the stars, writers and producers of the biggest shows on TV today, including Amy Poehler (“Parks & Recreation”), Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”).