The best and worst TV moments from 2016

It’s been a busy year in the TV universe — which is now a lot bigger with the advent of streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon et al.). So, without further ado, here are our “2016 TV Yearbook” picks encompassing the best, brightest and, well, worst moments of the year. Best breakout: Issa Rae, “Insecure,” HBO

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‘Emerald City’ is one trippy take on Oz

It makes sense that the brickless “Yellow Road” in “Emerald City” is paved with opium — since this is one trippy adventure. The 10-episode series, premiering Jan. 6 on NBC, is an off-kilter, weird, dark takeoff on “The Wizard of Oz,” which expands that classic’s universe with a multi-layered storyline (and new characters) while retaining

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