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Adrian Wills Talks Strategy of UKTV’s Drama Channel

NEW YORK: Adrian Wills, the general manager of the recently launched UKTV Drama network, tells us about the positioning of the channel in the British market. TV DRAMA: What led to the addition of the Drama channel to the UKTV portfolio? WILLS: UKTV is a network of ten channels, spanning ...

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Bryan Cranston

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   One of most popular heroes-turned-villains in television history, the character of Walter White in AMC’s Breaking Bad has been crafted by Bryan Cranston over the course of five seasons. The actor has earned a slew of accolades ...

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Andrew Lincoln

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   Andrew Lincoln is calling from a small town in the southern state of Georgia where the cell-phone reception, apparently, is unreliable. “I moved an inch to the left and I lost you,” he says after our call ...

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Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston, who stars as Walter White in AMC’s Breaking Bad, shares with TV Drama Weekly his feelings about ending the series, which only has eight more episodes to air this summer until the story comes to a close. TV DRAMA: When you’re in production, do you try to always ...

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Andrew Lincoln

With just two episodes left until the season finale of The Walking Dead, the suspense level on AMC’s hit zombie-apocalypse drama is running high. Andrew Lincoln, who stars as Rick Grimes, talks to TV Drama Weekly about the challenges, and joys, of leading a band of survivors against a never-ending ...

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Vince Gilligan

Welcome to the world of Walter White: a high-school chemistry teacher and mild-mannered family man turned power-hungry crystal meth cook turned lethal killer and drug kingpin. Audiences and critics alike have been gripped by Walt’s dark and twisted descent on the AMC original series Breaking Bad, a role that has ...

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Aaron Sorkin

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2012 issue of World Screen.   As a screenwriter, producer and playwright, Aaron Sorkin, whose works include A Few Good Men, The American President, Sports Night and Moneyball, has dealt with topics such as justice, the use and abuse of power, the media ...

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Jonathan Nolan

  This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2012 issue of World Screen.   A presumed dead former CIA officer teams up with a mysterious software genius who has invented a machine that uses pattern recognition to identify people about to be involved in violent crimes. This is the premise ...

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Julian Fellowes

  This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2012 issue of World Screen.   As an actor, director and Academy Award–winning screenwriter—he won the Oscar for best original screenplay for Gosford Park—Julian Fellowes has worked in movies and in television. He created Downton Abbey, the British period piece that follows ...

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Piv Bernth

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2012 issue of World Screen.   The Killing, the acclaimed Danish crime series, was not only a hit in its home country, but its investigation of a murder over the course of 20 episodes hooked viewers in Britain, Germany, Scandinavia and numerous other ...

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