Out of all too many, TV’s memorable moments in 2017

Ryan Gosling reacts as the true winner of best picture is announced at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was originally announced that "La La Land" won, but the winner was actually, "Moonlight." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a wild and wearying year in the world of TV, with dozens of memorable moments.

Melissa McCarthy lampooning then-press secretary Sean Spicer in a January “Saturday Night Live” sketch where the actress taunted reporters as “losers” and fired a water gun at the press corps.

“Sesame Street” added a new character to its line-up this year with Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes — and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia was welcomed as one of the gang.

And perhaps most memorable of all, “La La Land” was proclaimed best picture at the Oscars. But oops. The winner actually was “Moonlight.”

 

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