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It's not bad guys Krysten Ritter must battle on 'Jessica Jones'--it's street signs

When Krysten Ritter signed on as the titular character in Netflix's noir drama "Marvel's Jessica Jones," she was drawn to the idea of the series serving as a psychological character study. 

Crashing into street signs would come later.

Deviating from the norm of most Marvel screen properties, the drama is CGI-deficient and relies almost entirely on practical effects and stunts.

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Allison Janney and Anna Faris want 'Mom' to go 'Orange'

The only show with a larger female ensemble than CBS' poignant and hilarious "Mom" is Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black." And once the show's stars, Allison Janney and Anna Faris realized that, an idea was born: A crossover episode!

Or perhaps a multiple crossover episode.

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Complete list of Tony nominations

The 2016 Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, and beyond the record 16 nominations for "Hamilton," there were strong showings for "Shuffle Along," "She Loves Me," "Eclipsed," "The Humans" and "Bright Star."

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Most Tony nominations ever: How does 'Hamilton' stack up to history?
Why Louie Anderson doesn't want to get too highfalutin with all the love for 'Baskets'

Louie Anderson's aching, vulnerable and, yes, at times funny turn as Zach Galifianakis' mom on the first-year FX series "Baskets" has been one of the most welcome surprises of this television year.

The show's creators — Louis C.K., Jonathan Krisel and Galifianakis — came to Anderson, remembering the way the comic had included his mother's voice in his act for the past 30 years.

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For Gael Garcia Bernal, conducting the L.A. Phil was a treat ... after a panicky 'What am I doing?'

Production on the third season of Amazon’s “Mozart in the Jungle” starts this summer and lead actor Gael Garcia Bernal steps back into his role as superstar conductor Rodrigo de Souza being able to boast two things: that he is a Golden Globe winner and that he has conducted the L.A. Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl.

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