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Actress Constance Zimmer attends the 21st annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on on January 17, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. Mike Windle/Getty Images hide caption

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First-Time Nominations Reveal The Changing Face Of The Emmys

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NBC's Bob Costas interviews the gold-medal winning U.S. gymnastics team in Rio on Aug. 9: Madison Kocian (from left), Laurie Hernandez, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles. NBC broadcast more than 6,000 hours from the games on various platforms, but TV ratings were down from the 2012 London Games. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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NBC Declares Rio A 'Media' Success, Though TV Ratings Were Down

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Modern Television Portrays Complex View Of The Middle Class

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Comedian Larry Wilmore Reflects On End Of 'The Nightly Show'

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The last episode of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore will air this week. Bryan Bedder hide caption

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Why Didn't 'Nightly Show' Connect With More Viewers? Larry Wilmore's Not Sure

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New TV Series Rely On Nostalgia To Hook Viewers

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TV Networks Unveil Fall Lineup At Summer Press Tour

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As TV Networks Trot Out Fall Offerings For Critics, 2 NBC Shows Stand Out

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Comparing Both Conventions As TV: Did Either One Get An Edge?

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Garry Marshall, Director Of Big- And Small-Screen Projects, Dies At 81

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Stephen Colbert Revives Right-Wing Persona To Mark Start Of GOP Convention

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'Game Of Thrones,' 'Veep,' 'The Americans' Scoop Up Emmy Nominations

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Rami Malek as troubled hacker Elliot Alderson in Mr. Robot. The show's second season starts tonight. Peter Kramer/USA Network hide caption

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'Mr. Robot' 2.0 Remains Fresh And Surprising

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