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It wouldn't be 'The Good Place' without Janet

D'Arcy Carden stars along with Ted Danson in NBC's
D'Arcy Carden stars along with Ted Danson in NBC's "The Good Place."

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We heart Janet

(Starts at 7:45)

When "The Good Place" debuted on NBC three seasons ago, D’Arcy Carden quickly became a fan favorite as Janet — the all-knowing "Siri" of the afterlife. Carden recently wowed audiences and critics in the latest season of "The Good Place," in which she played two versions of Janet and four of her cast-mates in a single episode. While audiences fell in love with Carden overnight, she trained in comedy improv for more than a decade and jokingly says she auditioned for “1.2 billion” jobs before getting on television. Carden talks with John Horn about her years with The Upright Citizens Brigade, her work on "The Good Place," "Barry," and "Broad City," and staying focused on your passion through years of rejection.

Puttin' on the ritz at Cannes

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The Cannes Film Festival gets underway on May 14. It's the most glamorous film fest anywhere, and this year will present the world premiere of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." The New York Times' Kyle Buchanan will be there and he stopped by our studio to tell us what he's looking forward to.