ABOUT The talent behind TV's most acclaimed dramas, comedies and reality programming open up about the challenges and thrills of creating critically-acclaimed series.

The top directors, actors, actresses, producers, writers, documentary filmmakers, and songwriters behind this year's most talked about television series and movies open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed shows, films and performances. Listen in on freewheeling and frank conversations that hit on topics such as diversity on and off-screen, who or what influences characters and scripts, mastering difficult locations and reluctant subjects, and the process of bringing these films to an audience.