Ask yourself, "Is sitting here watching this helping me achieve any of my goals?"
Determine what you consider an appropriate amount of time to "invest" (or forfeit) in watching television. Set boundaries accordingly.
If you're really having a hard time, disconnect netflix, cable, satellite -- whatever your mode is.
We went for 12 years without cable or satellite. We reconnected recently and I am VERY close to disconnecting netflix and cable bc my children act like addicts sometimes. There are so many other fruitful activities! I, too, have found myself watching show after show simply bc it felt so "good" to sit doing NOTHING after a day full of "MOMMY