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In this year's Christmas episode, the Twelfth Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, meets his first incarnation — played here by David Bradley. Simon Ridgway/BBC/BBC Worldwide hide caption

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For Christmas, 'Doctor Who' Gets A Historic Change

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From 'This Is Us' To 'Master Of None,' The Year's Groundbreaking TV Shows

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How TV Foreshadowed The #MeToo Movement

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The first three episodes of The Crown's new season focus on turmoil in the royal marriage between Elizabeth (Claire Foy) and her husband, Philip (Matt Smith). Robert Viglasky/Netflix hide caption

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Review: Season 2 Of Netflix's 'The Crown'

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Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Steps Down After 2nd Sexual Assault Accusation

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Review: Netflix's 'Godless'

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Grey's Anatomy is now in its 14th season, one season shy of equaling ER's record as TV's longest-running medical drama. (Pictured: Justin Chambers and Ellen Pompeo) Mitch Haaseth/ABC hide caption

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