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Variety kicks off Emmy weekend with showrunners breakfast

Kicking off a busy Emmy-soaked weekend, Variety brought together showrunners and producers from this year’s Emmy-nominated outstanding dramas and comedies for breakfast and a free-wheeling, fun panel discussion.

Attending the Friday morning event at the Paley Center: On the comedy side, Steve Levitan (“Modern Family”), Jeff Schaffer (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Paul Lieberstein
and Greg Daniels (“The Office”), Linda Wallem and Liz Brixius (“Nurse
Jackie”) and Dante Di Loreto and Brad Falchuk (“Glee”).

For dramas, Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof (“Lost”) were joined by Vince Gilligan (“Breaking Bad”), Clyde Phillips (“Dexter”), Robert King (“The Good Wife”) and Gregg Fienberg (“True Blood”).

Read Variety’s recap of the event here.

And The Surf Report’s Diane Gordon has a great, comprehensive recap of the comedy panel (the drama one is coming) here.

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