The Writers' Room

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First Look: SundanceTV's The Writers Room Tackles Netflix's House of Cards

Actress Molly Parker admits she doesn't know why she was invited to appear on this week's episode of SundanceTV's The Writers' Room. "But I'm happy to be here," she says, eager to celebrate the creative minds behind Netflix's House of Cards.

Parker, who joined the second season of House of Cards as Congresswoman Jackie Sharp, says she was drawn to the show because of executive producer Beau Willimon, who adapted the series for U.S. audiences. "Clearly not all television is created equal," Parker says. "To have the opportunity to work on a show that the writer-creator has such a strong vision and is just so talented, it's an honor."

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Season 2, Episode 6
Showrunners I. Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty along with stars Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse spill the dirt (including some spoilers) on the "Pretty Little Liars" creative process with never-before-told secrets from the set.

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Season 2, Episode 5
Jim Rash joins Creators Robert and Michelle King, star Julianna Margulies and Executive Producer Ted Humphrey to discuss 'The Good Wife.' From the hottest sex scenes to celebrity guests, get an exclusive glimpse into the creative process.

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Season 2, Episode 4
Host Jim Rash gets a behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking television series "Sons of Anarchy". Creator Kurt Sutter, star Katey Sagal and Executive Producers Charles Murray and Mike Daniels reveal the inner workings behind FX's biggest hit.

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Season 2, Episode 3
Go inside the show that exposes our nation's (fictitious) dirty underbelly. "House of Cards" Showrunner Beau Willimon, star Molly Parker, writer Laura Eason and Co-Executive Producer John Mankiewicz reveal the creative process behind the hit series.

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First Look: SundanceTV's The Writers Room Tackles Netflix's House of Cards

Actress Molly Parker admits she doesn't know why she was invited to appear on this week's episode of SundanceTV's The Writers' Room. "But I'm happy to be here," she says, eager to celebrate the creative minds behind Netflix's House of Cards.

Parker, who joined the second season of House of Cards as Congresswoman Jackie Sharp, says she was drawn to the show because of executive producer Beau Willimon, who adapted the series for U.S. audiences. "Clearly not all television is created equal," Parker says. "To have the opportunity to work on a show that the writer-creator has such a strong vision and is just so talented, it's an honor."

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Weekend TV: LEGO My Simpsons, Resurrection Finale

Oh, snap! After 25 seasons, Fox's The Simpsons can still seem as fresh and inventive as when we first met this merrily mutant family — especially when the show raises its game as it does for this weekend's milestone 550th (!) episode (Sunday, 8/7c), a fantastical collaboration with LEGO in which all the elements of visuals, story and jokes click into place with spectacular results.

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