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In 2007, members of "SixofOne" — a fan club of the television series The Prisoner — re-enacted the game of human chess from the episode "Checkmate," while the sinister Rover (center) looked on. Bruno Vincent/Getty Images hide caption

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Number Six At 50: The 50th Anniversary Of 'The Prisoner'

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Isaac Hempstead Wright plays Bran Stark in the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones books. Some disability activists are concerned that Bran will be magically cured of his paralysis in the show's new season. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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'Game Of Thrones' Finds Fans Among Disability Rights Activists, Too

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A barren, empty stretch of Scottish highlands, much like the one Eden's contestants made their lives in for a full year. Also, a reasonably accurate depiction of the show's audience these past few months (read: no one). Arterra/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Colombian actor Andres Parra (left) plays Hugo Chavez in the new telenovela, El Comandante. Manuel Rodriguez/Sony Pictures hide caption

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For Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, A Second Life On The Small Screen

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Film director Ava DuVernay brings her talents to "Queen Sugar," a drama series premiering Tuesday Sept. 6 on Oprah's OWN network. Paul A. Hebert/Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP hide caption

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Ava Duvernay And 'Queen Sugar': Celebrating Diversity, Inclusivity In TV

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Waad Qannam (left), 24, won a reality TV show called The President, in which the audience, instead of choosing its favorite singer, chose its favorite would-be leader. He is the closest Palestinians have come to electing a leader in more than a decade. Nick Schifrin/NPR hide caption

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He's Not The Palestinian President, But He Played One On TV

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Anthony Anderson is nominated for an Emmy Award for his starring role in the comedy Black-ish. Nominations were announced Thursday morning, and winners will be awarded Sept. 18. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Visitors look at the military wire fences at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, on Feb. 14. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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Breaking The North Korean Information Blockade

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Han Seohee (right) and fellow North Korean defectors Lee Gwang-sung (left) and Hwang Soyeon (center) are regulars on Moranbong Club, a South Korean talk show featuring North Korean defectors. "There's a lot of prejudice toward North Korean defectors in South Korea," Han says. "So I wanted to show South Koreans that we're living here and trying the best we can." Haeryun Kang/for NPR hide caption

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South Korea's Newest TV Stars Are North Korean Defectors

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Robin Wright's fictional character Claire Underwood in the Netflix series House of Cards is a favorite of TV critics and fans. But the demographics of real U.S. women who have abortions are very different from the TV character's. Nathaniel E. Bell/AP hide caption

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Kerry Washington, who plays Olivia Pope on Scandal, speaks during the "Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder" panel at a summer press tour event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Viola Davis accepts the Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for How to Get Away With Murder at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Phil McCarten/Invision for the Television Academy hide caption

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