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TV's Top Writers -- 'Mad Men,' 'Girls,' 'Hatfields,' 'Homeland' and More -- Sound Off About Sunday's Emmys TVWeek

As part of the runup to Sunday’s 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, a group of Emmy-nominated television writers gathered Sept. 19 at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills for the annual Sublime Primetime panel discussion.

Among those offering their sometimes snarky -- and always enlightening -- insights were nominees Dave Boone (65th Annual Tony Awards and 84th Annual Academy Awards), Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner of “Mad Men,” Lena Dunham ("Girls”), Ted Mann (“Hatfields & McCoys”), Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon of "Homeland" and Billy Martin ("Real Time with Bill Maher” and 84th Annual Academy Awards (Special Material)).

TVWeek Open Mic blogger Hillary Atkin was on hand to gather the evening’s best nuggets -- please click here to read her roundup of what a number of TV’s top writers have on their minds.