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Top TV moments: ‘Roseanne,’ Oprah’s speech, message funerals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a remarkably dramatic year on television, with much of it unscripted.

While prime-time series including “This Is Us” and “Atlanta” reached notable emotional and provocative highs, TV impressively fulfilled its role as witness to gripping real-life events.

We had the chance to see it all unfold: today’s barbed politics in unlikely settings; a woman essentially saying #MeToo to U.S. senators and the suitably extravagant goodbye to an American queen.

 

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Lynn Elber is a national television columnist for The Associated Press. She can be reached at lelber@ap.org and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/lynnelber .

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