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Brett Gray (left) as Jamal Turner, and Peggy Blow as Abuela, a lovable, pot-smoking grandma, in the first season of the Netflix teen drama On My Block. Netflix/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What's Up With That?

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Janet Mock attends a red-carpet event for Pose earlier this month. Mock is a writer, director and producer of the TV show about ball culture in 1980s New York City. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Pose,' Janet Mock Tells The Stories She Craved As A Young Trans Person

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Brian Cox plays Logan Roy, the patriarch of the powerful Roy family. Peter Kramer/HBO hide caption

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Kendall (Jeremy Strong, right) is back in season 2, still dealing with members of his father's staff, like Karolina (Dagmara Dominczyk). Craig Blankenhorn/HBO hide caption

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Kristen Bell returns to the titular role in the new season of Veronica Mars. Michael Desmond/Hulu hide caption

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On The Bachelorette, Hannah Brown — a Miss Alabama USA winner from Tuscaloosa — recently sparked a conversation about sex and morality. "I can't decide if I'm glad it was me or not that started the conversation — but I'm in it now," she says. Mark Bourdillon/ABC via AP hide caption

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'I Have Had Sex ... And Jesus Still Loves Me': 'Bachelorette' Stands Firm In Her Faith

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Not My Job: We Quiz Actor Anthony Anderson On Minor League Baseball

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Wanda Sykes surprised herself by coming out publicly as a lesbian at a 2008 LGBTQ rally in Las Vegas. "I didn't even know that I was going to do it," she says. "It wasn't planned at all." Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix hide caption

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Wanda Sykes Loves Stand-Up: That's Where 'I Can Be Free,' She Says

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Gina Rodriguez and Justin Baldoni as Jane and Rafael, whose wedding was the centerpiece of the finale of Jane The Virgin. Kevin Estrada/The CW hide caption

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'Jane The Virgin' Ends On A High Note

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The award-winning British cartoon Peppa Pig airs in more than 180 countries. Peppa, who is voiced by 17-year-old Harley Bird, has just dropped her first album titled "My First Album." ABD Ltd/Ent. One UK Ltd 2003 hide caption

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Queue Up Your Preschool Playlist, 'Peppa Pig' Has Just Dropped 'My First Album'

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Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in a scene from Double Indemnity. Donaldson Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'Double Indemnity' Is 75, But Anklets (And Film Noir) Are Forever

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Russi Taylor and her husband, Wayne Allwine, pose with their characters, Minnie and Mickey Mouse, at the 2008 Disney Legends Ceremony at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images hide caption

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Lucy Lawless stars as retired detective Alexa Crowe in My Life is Murder. Acorn TV hide caption

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Lucy Lawless: To Fans, 'I'm A Really Cute Walking Dinosaur'

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Jonathan Van Ness embraces a participant on Season 4 of Queer Eye. Following the success of the reboot, Netflix has made kindness a key element of its unscripted and competition programming. Netflix hide caption

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A Kinder, Gentler Wave Of Reality TV Tries A Little Tenderness, For A Change

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