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Samantha Bee explains why she (mostly) puts the planet's interests ahead of her own

Samantha Bee worked as a correspondent on "The Daily Show" for 12 years before starting her own political satire series, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," in February.

The good timing, what with an election year that just keeps giving and giving, is not lost on Bee.  

"It was as though we were geniuses about it," Bee says.

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Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara get wigged out on 'Schitt's Creek'

In the rich, delightful and awkwardly named "Schitt's Creek," now in its second season on Pop – and its first season eligible for an Emmy -- Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara play Johnny and Moira Rose, rich people who lose all their money and find themselves living in a motel in a small town they discover they "own."

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'Love's' Paul Rust knows why the other table is always better at L.A. restaurants

Paul Rust, the star and co-creator of the Netflix relationship comedy "Love," describes the series' core romantic question as not necessarily "will they or won't they," but "should they or shouldn't they?"

The idea, Rust says, was to leave viewers questioning the wisdom of Gus (Rust) and Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) getting back together in the finale of the show's first season. Will they last?

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'Homeland's' Claire Danes will be happy when she's done with the 'cry face'

Claire Danes thought recently about having a "big, wild adventure."

Just what kind of insanity was she contemplating?

Moving to Brooklyn.

Not moving the needle for you on the daredevil barometer? She gets it. So maybe a little context is in order.

Danes and her husband, actor Hugh Dancy, had just welcomed the addition of a son, Cyrus, into their lives.

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'Game of Thrones,' 'Confirmation' and 'black-ish' lead our 2016 Emmys Buzzmeter
Show runners deal with their anxieties — and the voices in their heads

The Envelope gathered some of the most distinctive and compelling voices in television to talk about their work as show runners on groundbreaking series — series that examine social issues with a comedic twist, greed and power, betrayal and desperation, faith and trust, and violence unchecked.

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