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Gina Rodriguez stars alongside Justin Baldoni in The CW's Jane the Virgin. Danny Feld/The CW hide caption

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Diversity Sells — But Hollywood Remains Overwhelmingly White, Male

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The Los Angeles Lakers sport "Los Lakers" jerseys each March, for "Noche Latina" games. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lakers May Be Losing Games, But They're Still Winning Latino Fans

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Betty White (left) stands alongside actor Eddie Albert in front of the a KLAC-TV camera during a broadcast of the live talk show, 'Hollywood on Television,' in 1952. Nigel Dobinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Betty White, The Golden Girl From The Golden Days Of Television

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Chef Sang Yoon prepares a dish at the Top Chef Masters Season 5 Premiere Tasting Event. The rise of competition cooking shows has quickly overtaken the traditional, how-to style of cooking television. Evan Agostini/Chase Sapphire Preferred/AP Images hide caption

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The New Food TV: The Era Of Julia Child Packed Its Knives And Went

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In addition to producing TV sitcoms such as All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Norman Lear has also worked as a social and political activist. AP hide caption

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TV Giant Norman Lear Shares Gems From 92 Years Of 'Experience'

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Amazon recently premiered its new dramedy Transparent. The massive retailer is banking on its original TV content to rope in new customers. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Amazon Studios hide caption

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Amazon's Original Content Primes The Pump For Bigger Sales

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Amy Landecker and Jeffrey Tambor are two of the stars of Transparent, in which Tambor's character comes out as transgender to her three adult children. Beth Dubber/Amazon Studios hide caption

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In 'Transparent', Transgender Issues Are A Family Affair

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Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman star as The Doctor and Clara Oswald on the BBC science fiction drama Doctor Who. Ray Burmiston/Ali/BBC America hide caption

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TV's New Doctor Who Has An Old Connection To The Series

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Starting Thursday, FXX will air all 552 episodes of The Simpsons in the longest single-series marathon in TV history. AP hide caption

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Prepare For 'The Simpsons' Marathon With Interviews From The 'Fresh Air' Archives

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Syfy's Wizard Wars is a reality series featuring a new team of magicians each week, who are challenged to transform random props into magical illusions. Dale Berman/Syfy/Syfy hide caption

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On 'Wizard Wars,' Contestants Must Make Magic From The Mundane

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Deggans: 2013 Offered Up More TV Cast Diversity, Foreign Shows

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