• Sarah Paulson & Writer Sarah Burgess Explored Linda Tripp's Contradictions in ‘Impeachment' - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    Writer Sarah Burgess and star Sarah Paulson said they were trying to understand and depict what motivated Linda Tripp in Impeachment: American Crime Story. The FX limited series depicts the impeachment hearings of President Bill Clinton after his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Paulson plays Tripp, who recorded Lewinsky's phone calls with...
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  • ‘Station Eleven' Challenged Himesh Patel & Creators To Make Pandemic Show “Not Be About Despair” - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    The creators and star of the HBO Max series Station Eleven became worried about releasing a show about a pandemic during the second year of the Covid pandemic. However, creator Patrick Somerville, director Hiro Murai and star Himesh Patel focused on the limited series' hopeful message. “We just tried to stay true to our initial...
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  • ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show's Robin Thede Says Series Thrives On What's Culturally Relevant, Not Topical - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    There are only two nominees in this year's Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: NBC's Saturday Night Live and HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show. But creator/star Robin Thede would prefer to focus on how her comedy was nominated for the third year straight, not how they're competing against only one other nominee. Contenders TV: The Nominees - Deadline's...
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  • ‘Pam & Tommy's Lily James & Sebastian Stan Reveal The “Personal” & “Full-On” Nature Of The Hulu Drama - Contenders TV: The Nominees

    21 hours ago - By Deadline

    “There was a huge sense of wanting to do this real person justice and tell their story honestly, and with great empathy and protecting them,” Pam & Tommy's Lily James said about playing Pamela Anderson in Hulu's multi-Emmy-nominated miniseries. “This felt so personal and became really universal beyond this story that just happened to Pamela,...
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  • ‘Dopesick' Creator Danny Strong Still Seeking Justice Against Sackler Family - Contenders TV: The Nominees

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    Dopesick, the Hulu drama series starring Michael Keaton, Kaitlyn Dever and Peter Sarsgaard, tells the story of the opioid crisis in the U.S. between 1996 and 2007. Creator Danny Strong said during a panel discussion at Deadline's Contenders TV: The Nominees event that there's still a chance of justice against Richard Sackler and his family,...
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