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The stars of Parenthood include, left to right, Erika Christensen Peter Krause, Bonnie Bedelia, Craig T. Nelson, Lauren Graham and Dax Shepard. NBC/Justin Lubin/NBC hide caption

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NBC's 'Parenthood' Ends As A Family Drama Built On Small Moments

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Joe Clayton, president and CEO of Dish Network, introduces the Sling TV earlier this month at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Larry Wilmore at the TV Critics Association's Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Brings A New Voice To Late Night TV

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Amazon Gains Ground With Online-Only Shows

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Tina Fey, Margaret Cho and Amy Poehler talk onstage during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Fey and Poehler hosted the awards for the third (and, they say, final) time. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Wins For 'Transparent' Make It Clear: TV's Undergoing A Revolution

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Actors Tituss Burgess and Ellie Kemper horse around on the set of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt while filming in New York in March. Tina Fey's new TV series was developed for NBC, but will air on Netflix instead. Steve Sands/GC Images hide caption

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New Streaming Services Are Changing TV — And Viewers, Too

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The stars of Fox's new drama Empire (clockwise from left): Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Michael Lavine/Fox hide caption

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Fox's 'Empire' Sets 'Dynasty'-Style Soap Opera To A Hip-Hop Beat

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Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman in AMC's Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. Ursula Coyote/AP hide caption

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TV In 2015: Late-Night Shuffles, Big Goodbyes And More

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Protesters in Boston during a December demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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