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TV stars including Mark Hamill, Kate Beckinsale, Trevor Noah, Cat Deeley and more sit down with The Times to discuss their performances.

Despite the daily indignities, Drew Tarver enjoys being one of ‘The Other Two’

Drew Tarver of "The Other Two" plays a struggling actor whose little brother makes it big. His character does not handle that well, he says in this video.

Sanaa Lathan on why Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’ is as strong as the original

Lathan's episode, which looks at racial profiling, is arguably the best of this new "Twilight Zone" reboot.

William Jackson Harper likes ‘The Good Place’s’ Peeps chili recipe. Who are we to argue?

"The Good Place" actor talks about Chidi going gonzo in one of the show's finest episodes.

Surviving ‘The Twilight Zone,’ Adam Scott offers his flying tips

Hint: If a member of the famous Tyler family is on your flight, you're probably going to be OK.

‘Succession’s’ Matthew Macfadyen is far from Mr. Darcy now

The English actor, known for roles in "Pride & Prejudice" and "Howard's End" takes on an American accent for the sometimes slimy Tom Wambsgans.

Sara Gilbert dissects ‘The Conners’: ‘If there’s no conflict, it’s not funny’

Sara Gilbert talks to the Los Angeles Times about "The Conners," moving on after "Roseanne" and her departure from "The Talk."

‘Broad City’ leads Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson say goodbye to their BFF ‘love story’

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of 'Broad City' discuss the end of their beloved Comedy Central show at a Los Angeles Times Envelope Live event.

‘PEN15’s’ cringeworthy moments bring middle school back to life

Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, the co-creators and stars of Hulu’s “PEN15,” talk about bringing the cringe-inducing realness of middle school to TV.

Is Christina Applegate’s ‘Dead to Me’ a comedy, drama or mystery? Yes.

Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini star in Netflix's Emmy-contending, genre-bending comedy-drama-mystery, "Dead to Me."

Milo Ventimiglia of ‘This Is Us’ breaks down the series’ Vietnam War story line

The third season of NBC's "This Is Us," travels back to Jack Pearson's (Milo Ventimiglia) life-shaping Vietnam experience, which the actor discusses in a video

Christina Hendricks on being the one of the ‘Good Girls’ most likely to break bad

Christina Hendricks, star of NBC's "Good Girls," chats about her show's mash-up of genres and tones, and the complexity of her character in this video.

Ken Jeong gives his wife all the credit for his Neflix comedy special’s title

“You Complete Me, Ho” is a tribute to his wife, Tran Ho, Jeong says in a video interview with the Los Angeles Times.

Molly Shannon plays the mother of 3: a burgeoning teen superstar and ‘The Other Two’

“Saturday Night Live” veteran Molly Shannon dropped by the Los Angeles Times video studio for an Emmy chat about her Comedy Central series, “The Other Two.”

As Rose revisited her younger self in Paris, so too did actress Marin Hinkle

Actress Marin Hinkle recalls the mad dash to learn French as Season 2 of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" sent her character off to Paris.

Jared Harris talks truth-telling in ‘Chernobyl’ and playing the guy who dies too soon

Jared Harris talks about starring in the searing HBO drama "Chernobyl" and a career that has included a breathtakingly wide assortment of characters, including many who die mid-story.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar gets physical — and feels it — in the apocalyptic ‘The Passage’

Mark-Paul Gosselaar was drawn to the parent-child relationship at the heart of "The Passage," he says in this video. But the fighting was fun too.

Anthony Carrigan believes (fingers crossed) that ‘Barry’s’ NoHo Hank is (probably) going to be OK

One of TV’s best-loved breakout characters, Anthony Carrigan's NoHo Hank on "Barry" is an America-loving Chechen mobster.

Eric McCormack finds the ‘Will & Grace’ revival deepens the characters’ bonds

Five-time Emmy nominee Eric McCormack is settled into a groove in the revived “Will and Grace.”

Shades of ‘Dirty John’ had Eric Bana questioning motives even after filming

Eric Bana plays the real-life "Dirty John" who sweeps a wealthy businesswoman off her feet — setting into motion a whirlwind romance with a deadly ending,

For 'True Detective's' third season, Carmen Ejogo steps in as much more than the wife

The dynamic between Det. Wayne Hays and his wife, played by Carmen Ejogo in 'True Detective' became crucial to the story.

For ‘Shrill’s’ Lolly Adefope, playing Fran is all about the confidence

Fran is the self-assured best friend to Aidy Bryant's Annie on the Hulu series "Shrill." But will she soften up as the show progresses?

Kate Beckinsale on ‘The Widow,’ playing a vampire and her backup career

Kate Beckinsale plays the bereaved title character in the streaming series "The Widow," a woman who finds reserves of strength when the story takes a twist.

Manny Jacinto of ‘The Good Place’ puts a lot of thought into lovable dummy Jason Mendoza

Manny Jacinto's character Jason Mendoza on “The Good Place” doesn't fit the American stereotype of an Asian male — he's ripped, good-looking and dumb as a rock.

'The Hot Zone' star Topher Grace knows more about Ebola than he ever wanted — and he's scared

Topher Grace, best known for "That '70s Show" and "BlacKkKlansman," hopes for a viral hit with the NatGeo miniseries adaptation of "The Hot Zone."

‘Karate Kid’ Ralph Macchio faces demons, finds balance in YouTube sequel ‘Cobra Kai’

Ralph Macchio stars in "Cobra Kai," the television sequel to his "Karate Kid" movies. The YouTube Premium series has been well-received by critics.

Lily Collins describes ‘ghosting’ and other ‘horror moments’ in ‘Les Miserables’

Lily Collins, who stars in "Masterpiece's" adaptation of "Les Miserables," describes the intense preparation and process of playing the doomed seamstress Fantine in the PBS production.

Our Emmy chats let award contenders go beyond ‘for your consideration’ ads

As Emmy voters consider their favorite performances from the last year, we chat with some of the contenders in the acting categories and beyond.

Why ‘The Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah wants to make candidates laugh: ‘It is who you are’

Trevor Noah of ‘The Daily Show’ discusses covering the 2020 presidential election, his love of stand-up and the act of laughing itself in a video conversation.

Elizabeth Olsen and Mamoudou Athie navigate grief in ‘Sorry for Your Loss’

Elizabeth Olsen and Mamoudou Athie of Facebook Watch’s “Sorry for Your Loss” stopped by the L.A. Times video studio to talk about how its themes affected them.

Sharon Horgan says goodbye to her personal ‘Catastrophe’ as the series wraps

"Catastrophe" co-creator and star Sharon Horgan talks about ending the critically acclaimed series: "It still feels like it's in my life."

‘Veep’s’ Reid Scott on the show's finale: ‘I can’t believe we’re going to try this’

Be prepared for a big departure, “Veep” actor Reid Scott says of the show’s final episode in this video.

Joey King delves into a twisted true-life killing in ‘The Act’

Actress Joey King talks in this video about the mental journey she had to undergo for her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in Hulu's "The Act."

How Daniel Tiger helped ‘Veep’s’ Anna Chlumsky in the show’s final days

It's OK to cry, says "Veep" star Anna Chlumsky, who embraced the end of the celebrated HBO series.

Richard Madden of 'Bodyguard' and once 'Game of Thrones' knows the human inside the hero

Richard Madden of "Bodyguard" (and late of "Game of Thrones") discusses his award-winning portrayal in the thriller, and the hazards of wearing too much - or too little-- in this video.

‘Valley of the Boom’ star Steve Zahn gets into a scam artist's mind-set

When it came to playing Pixelon founder Michael Fenne in National Geographic’s new series, Steve Zahn’s goal wasn’t to imitate. Watch our video interview.

‘Veep’s’ Timothy Simons warns of a future where Jonah might be president

If Donald Trump can be elected president, don't be so quick to dismiss Jonah Ryan, says Timothy Simons in this video.

Michael Angarano of ‘This Is Us’ on playing out the tragic tale of Nick, Jack’s brother

"This Is Us" star Michael Angarano is too young to have experienced the Vietnam War. So is his father. But he talks about finding ways to relate to the stress and tension of the time as tragic figure Nick, brother of Jack (Milo Ventimiglia).

‘Better Call Saul’s’ Rhea Seehorn knows Kim probably won’t have a happy ending

"Better Call Saul's" writers love Rhea Seehorn. But that affection won't get in the way of a good story.

Mark Hamill talks ‘Knightfall,’ Chucky, the Joker and a little bit of ‘Star Wars’

Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill, sits down for an Emmy contenders chat covering "Knightfall," Chucky, the Joker, trolling fans, and much more. And yes, he talks a little about 'Star Wars.'

Andrew Rannells on ‘Black Monday,’ producing, writing — and singing Springsteen

Grammy winner and two-time Tony nominee Andrew Rannells chats with The Times in this video about "Black Monday" and his new book of essays, "Too Much Is Not Enough."

'So You Think You Can Dance' host Cat Deeley still gets a kick out of her job

With five Emmy nominations and 14 seasons under her belt, "So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley still loves her job.

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