"50 Power Showrunners" List Includes Louis C.K., Seth MacFarlane, Lena Dunham, and More

The Hollywood Reporter put out a list today of “50 Power Showrunners,” the leading writer-producers in TV. Here’s the full roster of comedy showrunners who made the list:

Salim and Mara Brock Akil -The Game (BET) Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Kyle Newachek and Kevin Etten – Workaholics (Comedy Central) Carter Bays and Craig Thomas – How I Met Your Mother (CBS) David Caspe, Jonathan Groff and Josh Bycel – Happy Endings (ABC) Louis C.K. – Louie (FX) David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik – Episodes (Showtime) Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner – Girls (HBO) Greg Garcia – Raising Hope (Fox) Bruce Helford – Anger Management (FX) [...]

Mindy Kaling Is Ready for the Close-Up She's Writing for Herself

"Later, [Mindy Kaling will] do the scene with [Chris] Messina and all the white babies, followed by a scene where she finds out that her ex-boyfriend’s wife is pregnant, which will lead into the next day’s filming of a montage of her trying on wacky Halloween costumes like 'Tinker Bell Tailor Soldier Spy.' When she’s done with the day’s shooting, she heads back to the writers’ room to punch up lines. She’ll stay there until 3 a.m. 'I don’t understand how and when she sleeps,' says  [Ike] Barinholtz. 'There are nights where she’ll be taping until two in the morning and I’ll come in earlyish, and she’ll already have been there, [...]