Backlot Talk: Entourage

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The ReDOMption, Tree Trippers, Fire Sale

"Entourage" creator, showrunner and writer Doug Ellin discusses three of the latest episodes of the show with TVWeek Publisher and Editorial Director Chuck Ross.

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The All Out Fall Out

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the third show of the show's fifth season, "The All Out Fall Out." Hear Ellin describe Jeremy Piven's win at the Emmys for his role as Ari on the show.

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Unlike a Virgin

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the second show of the show's fifth season, "Unlike a Virgin." Hear Ellin describe Mark Wahlberg's appearance on the program, and depicting the insecurities of a lead character on the show.

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Fantasy Island

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the first show of the show's fifth season, "Fantasy Island." Hear Ellin describe the surprising improvizational talents of a guest on the show.

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Vegas Baby, Vegas!

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses episode 31, "Vegas, Baby, Vegas!" Hear Ellin divulge who he'd like to guest star on the program, and why Kevin Dillon was "terrified" by the episode

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I Wanna Be Sedated

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses "I Wanna Be Sedated," episode 32. Hear Ellin talk about his real-world inspirations for the over-the-hill producer portrayed by Martin Landau, what it would take to get an "Entourage" soundtrack out there and why Turtle had to lose his rapper client Saigon.

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What about Bob?

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses "What About Bob?" episode 33. Hear Ellin, a first-time Emmy Award-nominee, talk about what he'll be doing right before he attends the awards show; how much he thinks about potential syndication of "Entourage"; and his choice of HBO sister studio Warner Bros. as home of "Aquaman."

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Sorry, Ari

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the season finale "Sorry, Ari" episode 34. Hear Ellin talk about Emmy-winner Jeremy Piven's future on "Entourage" and who will play Vince's new agent when the show is back in originals.

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Less Than 30

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "Less Than 30" episode 35. Hear Ellin talk about the changes in Emmy-winner Jeremy Piven's character Ari and the introduction of Vince's new agent.

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Dog Day Afternoon

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "Manic Monday" episode 36. Hear Ellin talk about whether or not Debi Mazar's character Shauna will return to the show.

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Manic Monday

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "Manic Monday" episode 37. Hear Ellin talk about women in Hollywood, workplace romance and how the rules are different for beautiful people.

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Gotcha

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "Gotcha" episode 38. Hear Ellin talk about next week's episode which is one of his favorites the show's ever done.

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Return of the King

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "Return of the King" episode 39. Hear Ellin talk about the fans and Mark Wahlberg's involvement in the show.

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The Resurrection

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "The Resurrection" episode 40. Hear Ellin talk about his reaction to the Chris Albrecht situation and how this week's episode was made to earn Kevin Dillon an Emmy.

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The Prince's Bride

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses the "The Prince's Bride," episode 41. Hear Ellin talk about how he and the director had a big disagreement about the ending of this episode.

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Adios Amigos

"Entourage" executive producer, showrunner and creator Doug Ellin discusses "Adios Amigos," episode 42. Hear Ellin talk about the show's season finale.

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Welcome to the Jungle

Executive Producer Doug Ellin talks about the first episode of the new season.

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The First Cut Is the Deepest

Doug Ellin talks about the episode and hints at a new series.

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Malibooty

Doug Ellin discusses Sunday's episode and reveals M. Night Shyamalan will make a guest appearance next week.

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Sorry, Harvey

TelevisionWeek's Senior Reporter James Hibberd talks to Doug Ellin about last Sunday's episode and the first-ever use of male frontal nudity on the show.

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The Dream Team

Doug Ellin discussed Sunday night's episode and his stance on legalizing marijuana with TelevisionWeek Editor Greg Baumann.

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The Weho Ho

Doug Ellin talks about Sunday night's episode and explains how it was an important evolution in Vince and Eric's relationship.

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The Day F---ers

"Entourage" is looking for writers for its fifth season.

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Gary's Desk

Doug Ellin discusses last night's show, the 50th episode of the series.

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The Young and the Stoned

Doug Ellin discusses Sunday night's episode and gives advice to aspiring Hollywood writers.

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Snow Job

Doug Ellin discusses Sunday night's episode and the pressures of working in Hollywood.

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No Cannes Do

Doug Ellin discusses Sunday night's show and says next week's season finale episode in Cannes captures something different than the last time the boys went to Sundance.

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The Cannes Kids

Doug Ellin discusses the season finale episode and how it was the most complex season to write.

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