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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    SPOILER ALERT: Over the years, "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden has interviewed the influential and the infamous, but she said she has never done an "interview" like this before. Watch Cynthia McFadden's full story on "Nightline" tonight at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden plays herself in a cameo appearance on the hit ABC drama "Revenge," interviewing character Daniel Grayson, played by Joshua Bowman, about allegations he killed someone in the messy wealthy world of the Hamptons, where the show is set.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    Playing yourself on TV is different than being yourself -- there are lines to learn. The show gave Cynthia McFadden her own trailer, where she practiced her lines for her scene and relaxed before heading to the set of "Revenge."
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    The Grayson Manor's beautiful snowy porch seen on the show "Revenge" is actually located in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    Of course, this photo gives away the Grayson manor porch as mere scenery on a set in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The TV show "Revenge" is set in the Hamptons.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    The mastermind of the whole operation is co-executive producer and director Sanford Bookstaver, shown here sitting in the hot seat on the set of hit ABC drama "Revenge."
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    "Revenge's" leading lady Emily VanCamp, who plays Emily Thorne/Amanda Clarke on the show, is seen here on the camera monitor watching "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden interview character Daniel Grayson, played by Joshua Bowman, for a scene. The scene was shot over and over to capture different angles one at a time.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    In between shooting scenes for "Revenge," many of the actresses on set swap their very high heels for UGG boots that are kept at the set. Co-executive producer and director Sandy Bookstaver said it will take them eight days to shoot this one episode.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    Shot of "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden's actual script with lines from her scene with Joshua Bowman, who plays Daniel Grayson on the show "Revenge." The writers and producers let Cynthia make a few tweaks to the script ahead of shooting the scene in the Grayson Manor living room.
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    A familiar tool for an ABC anchor, a reporter's notebook. "Nightline's" Cynthia McFadden used this during her interview with Daniel Grayson during her scene on "Revenge."
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  • Behind the Scenes at "Revenge"

    Cynthia McFadden on the camera monitors during her "Revenge" cameo. The scene in which she interviews Daniel Grayson about his connection to a murder in the Hamptons is a turning point in the series. Watch Cynthia's full report on "Nightline" TONIGHT at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT
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