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Jessica Derschowitz
Works at Entertainment Weekly
Attended Syracuse University
Lives in New York, NY
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My contribution to EW's Best of 2016 coverage: #BadMoms writer-directors and Kathryn Hahn on making the movie's hilarious grocery store scene. 
Bad Moms stormed the box office this summer with a bawdy mix of R-rated humor and raucous fun, as a trio of overworked, underappreciated moms...
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Loved talking to Andrew Rannells about #Falsettos almost as much as I loved seeing it. (PSA: Bring tissues.) 
Nearly two decades before Modern Family hit TV screens, there was the very modern family that makes up Falsettos, which just opened to critical...
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#BeautyAndTheBeast turns 25 this year, and I got to talk to some Disney greats about why it's so wonderful.
As Belle would say, isn’t this amazing? Beauty and the Beast is celebrating its 25th anniversary later this year, and to mark the occasion a “Be...
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Another recent interview: #Scandal  costume designer Lyn Paolo on the reasons behind Olivia Pope's colorful new wardrobe. 
The white hat has called in for reinforcements. Scandal’s return from its midseason break last month has brought the twists and intrigue Gladiators...
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Chatted with Richard Linklater about the new #Sundance documentary about him, as well as his next film, 'Everybody Wants Some.' 
Richard Linklater is the subject of a new Sundance documentary that puts the filmmaker in a position he’s not accustomed to: being in front of the...
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My review of the very very good, often funny, also poignant Broadway revival of #FiddlerOnTheRoof. 
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Some farewell words from #Hamilton's exiting president: 
Hamilton is about to have its own presidential transfer of power. Sunday marks the final show for Christopher Jackson, who originated the role of...
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Was in the Room Where It Happened for the #HamildocPBS' #NYFF premiere: 
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Chatted with Zooey Deschanel about directing tonight's episode of #NewGirl: 
New Girl is bringing everyone’s favorite band of loft-dwelling pals back into our lives on Tuesday night, with a premiere directed by none other...
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Living my '90s kid dreams, talking #ClarissaExplainsItAll  with Melissa Joan Hart: 
It’s been 25 years since witty, fourth-wall-breaking Clarissa Darling first na-na-na-na-na’d onto television screens, with her cool clothes, pet...
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Interviewed #Demolition director Jean-Marc Vallee about the film and #JakeGyllenhaal's dance moves. 
In Demolition, Jake Gyllenhaal plays a man who takes a sledgehammer to his life (figuratively, yes, but a few actual walls come crashing down, too)...
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No day but today, indeed: Stories from the Rent 20th anniversary reunion panel at #BroadwayCon  
Nearly 20 years to the day that Rent first stormed the stage and sparked a musical theater revolution, members of the original cast and creative...
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Web editor, TV junkie, runner and lover of spin classes, coffee and Syracuse basketball.
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  • Syracuse University
    Magazine Journalism/English & Textual Studies, 2004 - 2008
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  • Entertainment Weekly
    Digital News Editor, EW.com, 2015 - present
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    Producer, CBSNews.com, 2011 - 2015
  • CBS Interactive
    Assistant Producer, CBSNews.com, 2009 - 2011
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