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

Posted 08/27/2014 9:00 AM by
“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.

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

Posted 08/26/2014 12:00 PM by
“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.

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Which “Game of Thrones” Character Are You? The Results Are In!

Posted 08/13/2014 4:57 PM by
Which “Game of Thrones” Character Are You? The Results Are In!

Attention THE WRITERS’ ROOM fans: the “Which Game of Thrones Character Are You” personality test results are in and most people align themselves wtih…

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Which “House of Cards” Character Are You? The Results Are In!

Posted 08/12/2014 2:22 PM by
Which “House of Cards” Character Are You? The Results Are In!

The “Which House of Cards Character Are You” personality test has yielded some intriguing results. An impressive 43% of SundanceTV viewers found out they were Zoe Barnes.

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Michael Showalter Discovers Michelle Obama’s “Scandal” Addiction

Posted 07/30/2014 3:00 PM by
Michael Showalter Discovers Michelle Obama’s “Scandal” Addiction

What happens when comic Michael Showalter and his writing partner Christina Lee start texting about Scandal? Find out below then tune-in to THE WRITERS’ ROOM for more serious conversation on TV’s most popular shows [View Schedule].

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Zombie Fans: Win a Rick Grimes action figure

Posted 07/24/2014 5:45 PM by
Zombie Fans: Win a Rick Grimes action  figure

The Walking Dead Cast will be at Comic Con 2014. Enter the sweepstakes for your chance to win a Rick Grimes action figure.

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Michael Showalter Doesn’t Care About Christina Lee’s “House of Cards” Withdrawal

Posted 07/15/2014 10:00 AM by
Michael Showalter Doesn’t Care About Christina Lee’s “House of Cards” Withdrawal

Clown metaphors creep into the conversation when Showalter attempts to soothe Lee’s frazzled nerves about the far-off Season 3 premiere date.

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“THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Picks Up First Emmy Nomination

Posted 07/10/2014 12:37 PM by
“THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Picks Up First Emmy Nomination

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2014, and THE WRITERS’ ROOM received its first-ever series nomination in the category of Outstanding Informational Series. Other contenders included Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN), Inside The Actors Studio (Bravo), Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman (Science Channel), and Vice (HBO).

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air Mon., Aug. 25 on NBC.

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Emmy Award Nominees Vince Gilligan, Beau Willimon, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Talk Shop on “THE WRITERS’ ROOM”

Posted 07/10/2014 11:29 AM by
Emmy Award Nominees Vince Gilligan, Beau Willimon, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Talk Shop on “THE WRITERS’ ROOM”

Breaking Bad. Game of Thrones. House of Cards. True Detective. There’s a reason these shows are Emmy-nominated this year for best writing in a drama series. The writers are the best in the business. Check out the insider secrets and expert opinions from three out of four of the nominated shows’ writing teams in THE WRITERS’ ROOM video clips.

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Michael Showalter Knows How to Fend Off Zombies from “The Walking Dead”

Posted 07/03/2014 10:00 AM by
Michael Showalter Knows How to Fend Off Zombies from “The Walking Dead”

What happens when comic Michael Showalter and his writing partner Christina Lee start texting about The Walking Dead? Find out below then tune-in to THE WRITERS’ ROOM for more serious conversation on TV’s most popular shows.

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