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'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Finale: Epic In More Ways Than One

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Left to right: Michelle Yeoh in Star Trek: Discovery; Nathalie Kelley and Grant Show in Dynasty; Iain Armitage in Young Sheldon; and Adam Scott and Craig Robinson in Ghosted. CBS/CW/CBS/Fox hide caption

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NPR's Fall TV Preview: 11 New Shows To Watch Out For

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How Late Night TV Addressed Charlottesville And This Week In Politics

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Whitney Houston performs in 1988. The new Showtime documentary, Whitney. "Can I Be Me," includes footage of her world tour in 1999. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Radiant, Isolated Star: A New Documentary Tells Whitney Houston's Story

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Keir Gilchrist plays Sam, a high schooler who has autism, in Netflix's new series Atypical. Greg Gayne/Netflix hide caption

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Netflix, ABC Portrayals Of Autism Still Fall Short, Critics Say

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'The Bachelorette' Concludes Landmark Season As Rachel Lindsay Gives Final Rose

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Nichelle Tramble Spellman (left) and her husband Malcolm Spellman are African American writers who are also executive producers on Confederate. HBO; Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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Black Producers, HBO Defend Upcoming Series 'Confederate'

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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson enters for his parole hearing Thursday at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev. The panel decided Simpson could be released as early as October after serving 9 years in prison. Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal/AP hide caption

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'Last Chance U': Netflix Docuseries Follows Troubled Community College Football Stars

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TV Review: 'Game Of Thrones' Returns For Its 7th Season

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'Saturday Night Live' And 'Westworld' Scoop Up Most Emmy Nominations

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