• ‘Lucy And Desi' Team On Finding Hidden Gems To Tell Love Story Of Lucille Ball And Desi Arnaz: “We Struck Gold” - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    Mark Monroe, writer-producer of the Emmy-nominated documentary Lucy and Desi, calls Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz “the most powerful couple probably Hollywood has ever seen.” Not only did the pair found Desilu Studios, a major independent production company, but they created one of the most beloved TV programs of all time with I Love Lucy....
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  • ‘We Need To Talk About Cosby' Team On Navigating Triggering Material, Importance Of Having Complex Conversations - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    Director W. Kamau Bell, executive producer Katie A. King and editor Jennifer Brooks joined Deadline's Contenders Television: The Nominees award-season event to discuss working on the Showtime docuseries We Need To Talk About Cosby, and navigating triggering material. The four-part series is nominated for three Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Narrator, Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction...
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  • Showtime's ‘Yellowjackets' Was Never Meant To Be Told In A “Linear Path” - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    Part survival story, coming-of-age drama and horror saga, Showtime's Yellowjackets follows a plane crash in 1996 that leaves a high school girls soccer team stranded in the Canadian wilderness, as well as the lives of the survivors 25 years later. Karyn Kusama, who directed and executive produced the pilot, said the intention was always to...
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  • ‘Stranger Things' Matt & Ross Duffer And Barrie Gower On Creating A Frightening Vecna: “More Slime” - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    On the morning they opened the writers room for the fifth and final season of the Netflix series Stranger Things, Emmy-nominated creators Matt & Ross Duffer teamed with prosthetics designer Barrie Gower to relive for Deadline Contenders the events of Season 4. Stranger Things got 13 Emmy nominations for a season that featured shocking cast...
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  • ‘RuPaul's Drag Race': Queens And Team Reveal Why Season 14 Was The Most Emotional Ever - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    There's always plenty of fun to be had on RuPaul's Drag Race, but Season 14 of the VH1 show was a standout because of the emotional moments. And there were many. From Jasmine Kennedie coming out as a trans woman to Willow Pill's frankness about battling a rare chronic illness, the latest season of the...
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  • ‘Severance' Team On Finding The Series' Tone, And How Much Fan Theories Will Influence Season 2 - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    The Apple TV+ series Severance earned a total of 14 Emmy nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing For a Drama Series , Outstanding Production Design (Jeremy Hindle, Nick Francone, Angelica Borrero-Fortier, and Andrew Baseman), Outstanding Music Composition and Outstanding Directing For a Drama Series. From all the accolades, it's...
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  • ‘Schmigadoon!' Team Is Guided By Classic Stage & Screen Musicals - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    The creators of the music, design and choreography for Apple TV+'s musical series Schmigadoon! drew on classic stage and screen musicals. Co-creator Cinco Paul, production designer Bo Welch, composer Christopher Willis and choreographer Christopher Gatelli each shared their musical influences on a panel for the Apple TV+ series at Deadline's Contenders Television: The Nominees awards-season...
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