DL_LookBackThis year was so polluted with TV industry controversy that, long before Donald Trump started calling TV reporters “scum” at rallies to adoring fans, and Madonna bolstered ex-hubby Sean Penn’s $10M defamation suit against Empire co creator Lee Daniels, industry execs on both coasts could be seen with their hands pressed to their temples, muttering strange industry expletives beneath their breath. Click on the photo to launch our gallery of the top controversies of 2015.