Ilene Chaiken

television producer, director and writer

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Fox's hit series Empire has just resumed its second season with a ratings bang. That means Taraji P.

Showrunners Ilene Chaiken and Michelle Ashford

Fox's hit series Empire has just resumed its second season with a ratings bang. That means Taraji P.

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Michelle Ashford, creator of Masters of Sex and Empire showrunner Ilene Chaiken sit down with Michael Schneider to talk about their process of becoming TV writers and executive…

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