The year's most talked about talent open up about creating critically acclaimed series and performances.

Season 3


Comedy Actors - Episode 1

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick), Ted Danson (The Good Place), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), William H. Macy (Shameless) and Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) talk about tackling unlikable characters, what it's like making comedy in the current political climate and their proudest moments from their shows.


Comedy Actresses - Episode 2

Pamela Adlon (Better Things), Minnie Driver (Speechless), America Ferrera (Superstore), Kathryn Hahn (I Love Dick), Issa Rae (Insecure) and Emmy Rossum (Shameless) talk about typecasting in Hollywood, male nudity vs. female nudity and their most embarrassing moments on set.


Drama Actors - Episode 3

Riz Ahmed (The Night Of), Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), John Lithgow (The Crown), Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Billy Bob Thornton (Goliath) and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld) talk about what scenes they were nervous to approach and the process of letting a character go.


Drama Actresses - Episode 4

Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies), Jessica Lange (Feud: Bette and Joan), Chrissy Metz (This Is Us), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Oprah Winfrey (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks) and Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies) talk about how they prepare for intense scenes and gender equality in Hollywood.


Comedy Showrunners - Episode 5

Six executive producers behind the top comedic shows open up about what draws them to certain stories, the complications of network casting and the pressure to get political. Judd Apatow (Girls, Crashing, Love), Kenya Barris (Black-ish), Gloria Calderon Kellett (One Day at a Time), David Mandel (Veep), Scott Silveri (Speechless) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) talk about which writers they look up to most and the pitfalls of borrowing from one's own life.


Drama Showrunners - Episode 6

Six executive producers behind the year’s best dramatic shows open up about how to make talent comfortable when shooting sensitive subject matters, how the current political climate affects their storytelling and the pressure to build a TV empire. Ava DuVernay (Queen Sugar), Noah Hawley (Fargo, Legion), David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies), Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black), Lisa Joy (Westworld) and Ryan Murphy (Feud: Bette and Joan) talk about the TV families that they most identify with and which type of project they get pitched the most.

Reality Stars - Episode 7

Five of the power players behind the year’s best reality series open up about pushing the envelope with their subject matter, their first industry jobs and why their shows connect so strongly with audiences. W. Kamau Bell (United Shades of America), Kris Jenner (Keeping Up With the Kardashians), Leah Remini (Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath), RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag Race) and SallyAnn Salsano (Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party) discuss what reality TV says about our culture and the distresses of social media.