Magazine article ADWEEK

Allison Williams: The Girls Star Somehow Finds Time in Her Day to Tap into a DVR Full of Must-See TV, from American Horror Story to 60 Minutes

Magazine article ADWEEK

Allison Williams: The Girls Star Somehow Finds Time in Her Day to Tap into a DVR Full of Must-See TV, from American Horror Story to 60 Minutes

Article excerpt

What's the first information you consume in the morning?

I use my phone as my alarm, and when I go to turn my alarm off, I also check my email, texts and voicemail Often, I'm still half-asleep when I do this.

What do you read or watch or listen to at the breakfast table?

My homepage is NYTimes.com, so I'll cycle through the headlines and see what's going on. I wish I could say my second stop involved Quantum Physics or Rosetta Stone to hone my Farsi, but it's JustJared.com. Then I'll do a Drudge/HuffPo sweep. I also listen to podcasts Like Bloomberg Edu, which is my mom's radio show about education.

What occupies your mind in the car, on the subway, train or bus?

My time in the car is spent trying to surreptitiously sing without anybody being able to tell I employ a number of different techniques: my nondriving hand up near my mouth as a sort of shield, pretending to talk on the phone (when I'm rapping, obviously), having my hair hang around my mouth ... I go to great lengths.

Are you a TV junkie or on an airtime-restricted diet?

I am such a TV junkie that this is almost a difficult question to answer. I watch all my programs in a mixture of live, DVR and on my laptop. Here is a troubling compilation of [ed. note: this List has been condensed] what I watch: American Horror Story, American Idol, The Bachelor(ette/ Pad), Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Community, The Daily Show, Dexter, Downton Abbey, Family

Guy, Game of Thrones, Girls, Glee, Homeland, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show With David Letterman, The Mindy Project, Modern Family, NBC Nightly News, New Girl, The New Normal, Parks and Recreation, Rock Center, Saturday Night Live, Sherlock, Smash, True Blood, Veep, The Voice, The Walking Dead, 30 Rock, 60 Minutes. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.