The best thing about television in 2K14? The cinema-quality, engrossing, and creative options abounded in a veritable cornucopia of new ways to watch. Don't have an actual TV? Not a problem. You tuned in on your phone or tablet, on your time — goodbye, pesky airing schedules. And, streaming services increasingly ponied up for quality original programming, meaning Netflix and Amazon's landmark series pressured traditional networks to up their game.
This year, there were more amazing shows to binge-watch than ever. Hell, there were more shows to hate-watch than ever. And, there were even a few surprises when hate-watches turned into must-see TV (here's looking at you, Jane the Virgin).
Add these to the list of viral award show moments and groundbreaking series that covered formerly taboo topics, such as late-term abortion and a trans* parent, and you've got these 29 absolutely unforgettable television moments from 2014.