Stephanie Savage

The O.C. creators remember their favorite moments from the series

Welcome to memory lane, b—h! 

With The O.C. hitting Hulu in April, the one-time Fox show is back in the pop culture conversation as new fans discover the series for the first time. So when The O.C. creators gathered at the ATX Festival in June, EW talked to them about the show’s legacy and the moments they’ll never forget, from the Spider-Man kiss to Anna’s airport farewell.

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The Astronaut Wives Club creator says the Space Race will take a 'darker turn'

With only four episodes left in ABC’s The Astronaut Wives Club, there’s still a lot of history left to cover. But according to the show’s creator Stephanie Savage, things start to pick up this week. “Right at the beginning [of episode 7], we learn that with the addition of Apollo, there are now 30 astronauts in training,” Savage tells EW.

An influx of new astronauts isn’t the only shocker in this week’s installment: “There are a couple of big things happening,” Savage says, warning viewers not to be interrupted while watching, or they might miss the action.

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How to time travel with The Astronaut Wives Club

It wasn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it was easy: To bring Lily Koppel’s book about the wives of America’s first astronauts to TV, executive producer Stephanie Savage had to condense their stories into a 10-episode miniseries and take viewers from 1957 to 1971, a span of 14 years, which meant doing a ton of research. “For the last two years, all I’ve done is watch YouTube videos of astronauts,” she says.

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Fox picks up Diablo Cody, Josh Schwartz teen drama pilot


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It’s a teen dream match-up.

Fox has purchased a one-hour pilot for the teen drama Prodigy, a collaboration between Juno scribe Diablo Cody and O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. Fake Empire Productions, which Schwartz founded in 2010 with his Gossip Girl co-creator Stephanie Savage, is leading the development of the show.

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