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Orphan Black's Creators on Their Newest Character, Being a "Feminist" Show, and More

When John Fawcett and Graeme Manson first set out to make Orphan Black, all they had was an idea Fawcett has originally pitched in 2001: A woman bears witness as someone who looks exactly like her jumps in front of a train. They didn't know she would be a clone, they didn't have anything planned beyond that simple premise. But the idea would eventually become the exhilarating opening scene of a series that has transfixed fans all over the world since its premiere in March 2013.

What they've developed over the course of nearly two seasons has evolved into an addictive mystery thriller that is progressive in its exploration of subjects and topics that most other TV shows tend to shy away from.read more

Cloning Around: Orphan Black Resurrects the (Presumed) Dead

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Saturday's Orphan Black Season 2 premiere. Proceed with caution (unless you're Alison on a chardonnay binge.)]

When Helena died last season on Orphan Black, we knew we were going to miss that crazy clone.

Orphan Black Roll Call: What's next for the clones in Season 2?

Fortunately, by the end of Saturday's Season 2 premiere, we learned that we didn't have to. It turns out that getting shot in the torso won't slow Helena (Tatiana Maslany) down much. read more

ATX TV Festival to Award Henry Winkler, Adds Orphan Black and More

The ATX Television Festival has announced its Year 3 lineup, including its first Achievement in Television Excellence Award, which will be presented to Henry Winkler.

Winkler, whose career spans from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Happy Days to recent roles on Royal Pains and Arrested Development, will receive the award during the festival weekend with a ceremony and a Q&A.  

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We Have an Endgame in Mind
Meet Sarah
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John Fawcett & Graeme Manson On 'Orphan Black'

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Episode 10: By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried
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Episode 9: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done
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Episode 8: Variable and Full of Perturbation
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Episode 7: Knowledge of Causes, and Secret Motion of Things

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Year Title Description
2013 Orphan Black TV Show Series, Co-Creator
2013 Orphan Black TV Show Series, Director
2013 Orphan Black TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2006 Bon Voyage TV Show Series, Director
2004 Ginger Snaps 2 Movie, Exec. Producer

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Orphan Black Season 2 Scoop: New Clones and Cosima's Illness

Tatiana Maslany better catch up on her sleep. Season 2 of Orphan Black is going to keep her even busier than before.

At the Comic-Con panel for BBC America's cult favorite sci-fi series, co-creator John Fawcett revealed that the clones club is expanding. "I'm not surprised if we unveiled a few more clones in Season 2," he said to the audience's very vocal approval. "I don't think that's letting the cat out of the bag."

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