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The Ticket: TV

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Tony Awards 8 p.m., CBS

Even if you haven’t seen the nominated shows, the Tony Awards telecast is often one of the best awards shows of the year. There can be a lot of good spirit in the room, and the talent that takes the stage to perform is usually impressive. Kristin Chenoweth and
Alan Cumming are the hosts this year, live from Radio City Music Hall, and Tyne Daly, Vanessa Hudgens, Kelsey Grammer, Matthew Morrison, and
Chita Rivera are on the schedule.


Odd Mom Out 10 p.m., Bravo


Another scripted series on Bravo? Bravo. This one is about a low-key woman dealing with life and motherhood among the pretentious airheads of New York’s Upper East Side. Jill Kargman stars, with Abby Elliott and Joanna Cassidy.


I Can Do That! 10 p.m., NBC

Celebrities sing, dance, and perform magic tricks as they compete with one another. At the end of the six-week series, one of them will be dubbed the greatest ultimate entertainer of everlasting everness. Among the players: Joe Jonas, Cheryl Burke, and Nicole Scherzinger. In this episode, the celebs perform with Blue Man Group and crossbow artist Ben Blaque.


Player Gets Played

9:30 p.m., Oxygen

Revenge is always a good time, am I right? On this new show, we’ll see women learn that their boyfriends are cheating on them and then plot surprising confrontations. Question: Why are the women letting themselves be filmed if they don’t already know their boyfriends are unfaithful?


Hannibal 10 p.m., NBC

NBC is staging a kind of sideways “X-Files” reunion Thursday nights. David Duchovny’s “Aquarius” is at 9, and Gillian Anderson — as the humorously named Bedelia Du Maurier — is a regular on “Hannibal” at 10. Of course a real reunion is in the works: Fox is putting together a six-episode “X-Files” miniseries with both stars. (Pictured: Hugh Dancy as Will Graham.)



Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy

10 p.m., Showtime

Actor and comic Alec Mapa, whose credits range from “Ugly Betty” and “Desperate Housewives” to hosting the gay porn awards, tells jokes about how he and his husband adopted a 5-year-old boy through the foster care system. Other topics in the concert film: criminal 20-something gays who don’t know about Bette Davis.


Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell 10 p.m., BBC America

This seven-part miniseries, based on the novel by Susanna Clarke, is set during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic exists in the form of two men, Jonathan Strange and Gilbert Norrell. Eddie Marsan (Terry on “Ray Donovan”) plays Norrell (above) and Bertie Carvel plays Strange.


Matthew Gilbert can be reached at gilbert@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.