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Redrawing the Lines in Animation 

As animated series for kids embrace diversity, six shows prove how networks and talent are making change possible, both onscreen and behind the scenes.

By Amy Amatangelo
Cash Carraway

The creator of HBO's Rain Dogs mines a challenging background for her first TV series.

Shirley Dinsdale of KTLA and her puppet sidekick Judy Splinters

This year the Emmy Awards turn seventy-five! Get in the spirit with the first in our series of time-defying flashbacks.

Brittany O'Grady

The actress plays an ambitious assistant in Prime Video's The Consultant.

Hunter Schafer as Jules with Zendaya as Rue in Euphoria

The creator of the Emmy-winning HBO hit shares his emotional journey in the book The TV Showrunner’s Roadmap.

Nat Faxon and Maya Rudolph in Apple TV+'s Loot

Writers, producers and execs are stretching out sitcom episodes, now that streaming has broken the twenty-two-minute mold.


Arriving at the perfect title for a TV series can be even harder than getting the greenlight.

Chad Hamilton

A mover-and-shaker from the Show-Me State stands up for "new Sams" at the Esmail Corp.

Portia Scott

Once she went for voiceover, this agent knew she was where she belonged.

Betty Gilpin

The postpartum writing jag of the actress-author produced a book of essays, and in her "field notes on human behavior," she says, "the person who gets roasted most is myself."

Puppeteers Daniel Seagren and Jim Henson operate Ernie, while Frank Oz handles Bert

First in a documentary, then a book, a Sesame Street fan explored the show's history. In the process, singular photos came to light.

From Godfather of Harlem: (back, from left) Chris Brancato, Forest Whitaker, Paul Eckstein; (front) Vincent D'Onofrio, Paul Sorvino and Chazz Palminteri

As EPIX becomes MGM+, producers of some of the new streamer's prominent series couldn't be more pleased.

Dave Wooley

A filmmaker puts his all into a doc on the singer and social activist.

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