The Vulture TV Podcast: Viola Davis on Race and Television

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On this week’s episode of Vulture TV Podcast, we sit down with Viola Davis at a midtown hotel for a wide-ranging conversation about How to Get Away With Murder; why it’s okay if a show is bad in some ways if it’s bold in others; the one role she thinks she could have done better; and what tropes she’s ready to send to the TV graveyard. Plus, we discuss how much TV shows should consider fan feedback, and what happens when fans turn against a showrunner, as we’ve seen happen most recently with The X-Files and The 100

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