EMMYS Q&A: Kerry Washington On ‘Scandal’; Andre Braugher Talks ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’; Minnie Driver On ‘Return To Zero’

The following are short interviews from AwardsLine’s dialogue section.

Kerry Washington is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for ABC’s Scandal. She also was nominated last year.


AWARDSLINE: Scandal has crushed it social media-wise. How important has Twitter been to its success?
KERRY WASHINGTONKERRY WASHINGTON: Oprah told me, “I started watching the show because on Thursday nights all anybody was talking about on Twitter was Scandal.” It’s not easy to make it as a TV show these days, so that’s why I and other members of the cast got so Image (2) Awardsline-logo_use-this-one__140529211810-275x38.jpg for post 738599involved on Twitter. I wanted to support the projects that I’m in and stand behind the work. However, I will say that when it comes to social media we’re tremendously grateful to our gladiators who watch the show and who tweet about the show and with us. I’m grateful even when they’re angry because without our audience we don’t exist. (more…)

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