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For Richard Cabral, 'American Crime' is simultaneously rewarding and heartbreaking

Richard Cabral, the former gang member who turned his back on his criminal past and has won acclaim for his performances on ABC’s “American Crime,” including an Emmy nomination, says working on the show has been rewarding. It can also be “heartbreaking.”

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'Jane the Virgin' got turned on this season — and Gina Rodriguez digs it

If the beloved narrator of “Jane the Virgin” was detailing the life of Gina Rodriguez, the actress who portrays the fictitious heroine at the center of the CW drama, he would likely describe the filming of the third season as climactic — then, of course, he’d scold you for interpreting that as a sexual innuendo.

But Rodriguez would allow it.

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'Mr. Robot' hews close to current events, sometimes so close it's 'an out-of-body experience'

Now in production for its third season, “Mr. Robot” is never far from the pulse of current events. A couple of weeks ago, the dystopian computer hacker drama was in mid-shoot at an FBI field office when news broke that bureau Director James Comey had been fired. “One of the lines of dialogue is referencing Comey,” Sam Esmail, the show’s creator, recalled.

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Ian McShane relishes playing an ancient god as a charismatic scamp who has faith in humanity
'Homeland's' Rupert Friend found much to admire in Peter Quinn
How did 'The Godfather' and 'The Sopranos' inspire Netflix's royal family hit 'The Crown'?

Although she’s never met him, Queen Elizabeth II has been very good to Peter Morgan. First he wrote 2006’s “The Queen,” featuring Helen Mirren’s Oscar-winning performance in the title role. Then the British dramatist penned the 2013 hit play "Audience," centered on her weekly meetings with a succession of prime ministers.

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