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  • News

    5 Breakout TV Stars of 2015

    When it comes to these performances on freshman series, Backstage staffers feel very strongly—from Rami Malek’s wide-eyed turn on “Mr. Robot” to Constance Wu’s impeccable timing on “Fresh Off the Boat.”

  • Advice

    10 On-Set Tips From Michaela Watkins

    The comedy actor (“Trophy Wife”) and writer (“Benched”) gives Backstage a list of important on-set behavior tips for once you land the job, starting with a “no assholes” policy.

  • Interview

    Eliza Coupe Takes on USA With ‘Benched’

    When it came time to profile the erstwhile “Happy Endings” star for her new USA Network comedy “Benched,” Backstage reached out to another very funny actor—Michaela Watkins, who co-created the series.

  • Interview

    Spotlight On: Michaela Watkins, ABC’s ‘Trophy Wife’

    The seriously funny actor talks about the amazing ABC sitcom (seriously, check it out!) and her upcoming comedy series “Benched,” just picked up by USA.