The quartet of actresses all looked elegant for the Norman Jean Roy shot front page, with the magazine's 'TV Issue' also featuring cast members from "The Big Bang Theory," "Revenge," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "How I Met Your Mother," "Two and a Half Men," "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men, "Shameless," and more.
Below are quotes from Julianna, Claire, Michelle and Sofia about their hit television shows (past and present). For more, be sure to pay a visit to Vanity Fair!
Julianna Margulies on the last time she watched 'E.R':
"A full on episode was probably the last episode I did where I go to George Clooney and we ride off in the sunset. And that was probably ten years ago [laughs]."
Claire Danes on the last time she watched 'My So Called Life':
"I haven't seen 'My So Called Life' in a long time. I don't really have any excuse either because apparently it's still on the air. It has this incredibly long afterlife, which I'm very touched by."
Michelle Dockery on when she first knew 'Downton Abbey' was going to be a hit:
"I think the first time I realized 'Downton Abbey' was a hit was when I was sitting in a tea shop in New York, in Greenwich Village, and the couple next to me were talking about 'Downton Abbey' and then they recognized me."
Sofia Vergara on when she first knew 'Modern Family' was going to be a hit:
"After the first episode aired and, I mean, I was getting recognized all over the street after the first week. So we all knew that it was, like, a good one."