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Tv Series: 15 (episodes) is the new 22?

When How to Get Away with Murder became one of biggest televisive success of the fall soon after its debut, ABC’s decision to pick up the drama for a full season was no surprise.

What was surprising, though, was the length of the full-season order: 15 episodes, instead of the canonical 22 of an average network show.

The reason behind this number must be traced back to  Continue reading »


Viola Davis: “La fame mi ha fatto evadere”

“‘Ti daremo tre o quattro scene, mai abbastanza per dimostrare quello che vali. Ti prenderai il tuo insignificante stipendio e poi ti tornerà la fame per il prossimo ruolo, che sarà assolutamente uguale al precedente.’ Ecco, è così che Hollywood tratta le sue attrici di colore”.  Continue reading »