NBC "SPECIALS""30 ROCK: A ONE-TIME SPECIAL" ORIGINAL07/16/2020
(08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Thursday) : In this
one-time special event featuring all the beloved
characters from the original series, Liz Lemon
(Tina Fey) and Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin)
reunite the TGS team to help Kenneth Parcell
(Jack McBrayer) with an advertiser presentation.
Alec Baldwin won an Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
for SNL at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards!
Jack McBrayer is nominated for a Daytime Emmy
for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s,
Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
for his role in "Odd Squad."
Full List of Daytime Emmy Nominations
Tina Fey co-hosted "Saturday Night Life" Dec.
19, 2015 with Amy Poehler. SNL Highlights: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler /
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Last night saw Tina Fey & Amy Poehler return
to Saturday Night Live as hosts, with
musical guest Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band!Check out all the highlights below, including Tina and
Amy’s Christmas musical monologue, past Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin’s visit
to present day Clinton, the new game show “Meet Your Second Wife,” Tina & Amy’s
brief Weekend Update takeover, Dope Squad (with Amy Schumer and Gayle
King), Maya Rudolph’s appearance in Bronx Beat, and more. Also, make sure to catch Bruce Springsteen & the E Street
Band’s performances of "Meet Me in the City" and "The Ties That Bind," and
"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" featuring Paul McCartney during the
goodnights. In addition to the full clips below, enjoy some social
highlights from last night’s show, including top tweets, Vines, GIFs and more.mThe full episode will be available on
and the NBC App later this morning. Also, be sure to
check out the
for your favorite moments, cut for time sketches
Annie Potts and John Carroll Lynch are set to
co-star opposite Fortune Feimster in ABC’s
multi-camera comedy pilot Family Fortune, from
Matt Hubbard, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
Written by Hubbard and Feimster based on the
family life and stand-up of Feimster, who grew
up in Belmont, N.C., Family Fortune is set in
North Carolina and centers on popular gym
teacher Fortune (Feimster) who comes out of the
closet to her close-knit group of family and
friends. Potts will play her fun-loving, needy
and sometimes egoistical mother. Lynch would
play Fortune’s taciturn and tough father.
NBC ORDERS 13 EPISODES OF NEW TINA FEY, ROBERT
CARLOCK COMEDY STARRING ELLIE KEMPER
‘30 Rock’ Executive Producers Reteam With
Network on Singlecam Series to Debut in Fall
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – October 31, 2013 – NBC
has ordered 13 episodes of a new singlecam
comedy from multiple Emmy Award winners Tina Fey
and Robert Carlock. Ellie Kemper is set to star.
Produced by Universal Television and Little
Stranger, Inc., and set to debut in fall 2014,
the series will center on a woman (Kemper) who
escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life
over in New York City.
“We have been lucky enough to work at NBC for
our entire careers (except when Robert worked at
‘The Dana Carvey Show,’ now available on DVD)
and we thank Bob and Jen for their continued
support.” said Fey and Carlock.
“Tina and Robert, who cemented their partnership
on ‘30 Rock,’ have created a new signature
comedy for us that is audacious, emotional, and
clever,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC
Entertainment. “While tapping into very
relatable themes, there isn’t anything like this
anywhere else on television. NBC has been their
home for many years and we’re so happy that
they’ve found another way to push the comedy
envelope for us.”
Added Jennifer Salke, President, NBC
Entertainment: “Original voices like Tina and
Robert don’t come along very often and we wanted
them back on the air as soon as possible. And to
have them working with Ellie Kemper — who we
watched grow up on ‘The Office’ from supporting
player to leading actress — puts the whole
package together. We feel fortunate to be in
business with this entire creative team on
something so funny, unique, and
Fey and Carlock, who will serve as writers for
the series, will executive produce with David
Fey, who created and executive produced the
critically beloved NBC comedy “30 Rock,”
recently won an Emmy, along with Tracey Wigfield,
for co-writing the series finale episode, “Last
Lunch.” As an actress, writer and executive
producer on both “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night
Live,” Fey has won eight Emmys.
Carlock, who executive produced “30 Rock” for
all seven seasons, has won three Emmys. He was
also a writer on iconic TV series “Saturday
Night Live” and “Friends.”
Kemper is also an NBC alum, having co-starred in
the Emmy-winning comedy “The Office.” She has
been nominated for four Screen Actors Guild
Awards for her role in the series, and was also
nominated for a SAG Award as a co-star in the
feature-film hit “Bridesmaids.”
Vote for "30 Rock" (Favorite Series We Miss
Most) for a People's Choice Award! You can vote
over and over, so please do!
The first 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards were handed
out this afternoon at the Creative Arts Emmy
Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
in Los Angeles.
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video and Little
Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal
Jennifer McNamara-Shroff, Casting Director
Blichfeld + Daniels, Casting Directors
30 Rock is nominated for an Emmy this year for
Outstanding Comedy Series. Tina Fey (Liz) is
nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead
Actress in a Comedy Series, Alec Baldwin is
nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor
in a Comedy series, and Jane Krakowski (Jenna)
is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress
in a Comedy Series. (Entertainment Weekly thinks
she will win) The Emmys air September 22 2013 at
5:00pm on CBS.
Inside the Actors Studio
Comic actress and writer Tina Fey traces her career in an interview
with host James Lipton.
THE GOLDEN GLOBES Tina and Amy Host the Golden Globes
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have a lot of words to describe their
hosting of this year's Golden Globe Awards.
Jack McBrayer Opens Up About the Series
Finale of '30 Rock'
We hope you are well! The "30 Rock" series
finale airs tomorrow, and Comcast's Xfinity TV
got a chance to sit down with Jack McBrayer to
talk about the end of the show, his final days
of shooting and his fondest memories. In the
interview, Jack reflects on all of the things he
wants to remember from his last days on set: the
last time he heard Alec Baldwin yelling about
how hot the studio was, the last time Jane
Krakowski cried over her wardrobe, and even his
last Kenneth the Page haircut.
In the interview, Jack also opens up about
shooting his final scene and the mementos he
received from a goody bag of props (including an
NBC page jacket). Jack jokes, "It was a nice
little piece of Kenneth memorabilia. Plus, I can
wear it to my job interviews at several
restaurants in town. I do hope my path will
cross again with everyone I worked with on '30
Rock' but I could use the jacket to look good
when I'm clearing away Jane Krakowsi's martini
The interview also features a list of the top 10
Kenneth episodes that Xfinity TV customers can
watch with Xfinity Streampix.
You can read the entire interview here
If you weren't already in the holiday
spirit, just check out these new clips!
Last night, 30 Rock's Tracy Morgan helped read
"'Twas the Night Before Christmas" on Late Night
with Jimmy Fallon, and then sang "El DeBarge"
with The Roots.
Tracy Morgan Sings El DeBarge with The Roots
(12/5/12) Tracy tells Jimmy it's been a dream of
his to cover El DeBarge, and with a little help
from The Roots he sings "All This Love."
Tracy Morgan, Part 1 "30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan
talks about the quest to find his father,
Christmas in the hood and a painting he has in
Video #1 Video #2
Tracy Morgan talks "30 Rock" today at Super
Bowl XLVII on SiriusXM NFL Radio
Tracy Morgan at SiriusXM on NFL Radio Row at
Super Bowl XVLII in New Orleans
In an interview Friday on SiriusXM NFL Radio
with Adam Schein and Rich Gannon at Super Bowl
XLVII in New Orleans, Tracy Morgan reflected on
his "30 Rock" experience:
Tracy Morgan Talks "30 Rock" on SiriusXM NFL
Radio at Super Bowl XVLII
To hear the audio,
Quotes: On his "30 Rock" experience:
Tracy Morgan: "Seven seasons...I enjoyed working
with all the people on there...Tina, Alec, Jane,
Jack, Judah, Grizz and Dot Com. It was so real.
Towards the end...things start to flash before
you---the refrigerator that was in craft
service, the grip that was there from the
beginning....when we ended [there
were]...[over]...40... people...[who started
when the show began]... that stayed, and that
was what was awesome about that show. Because
usually people go their own way during the year,
but we had [over] 40 people, [including] grips
and cameramen, that were there from day one. I
remember doing the pilot and the very first day
the director said action."
SiriusXM NFL Radio host Adam Schein: "How do you
guys keep a straight face during [filming]? The
writing is so brilliant...[and] hysterical."
Tracy Morgan: "You got to play it straight, man.
I learned that from Will Ferrell being on SNL.
Play it straight, man. That's [what's] funny.
Those writers on 30 Rock never ran out of ideas.
We could have gone another seven seasons...they
conspired...at night to make...people laugh. And
they came up with a great cast, and we all got
along, so it was all chemistry. You can have a
team full of talent, but if you don't have Phil
[Jackson] there to make it gel, you don't win
six championships in Chicago."
Lena Dunham and Alec Baldwin talk Golden
Globes, Oscars and other award ceremonies...
With the premiere of the second season of Girls
as well as the Golden Globes coming up on
Sunday, we thought you might be interested in a
special outtake from the upcoming WNYC's Here's
the Thing interview in which Lena Dunham and
Alec Baldwin dish on the Golden Globes, Oscars
and other award ceremonies.
Click here to hear
Some highlights: Lena on meeting celebrities at
award shows: "I am still shocked when people are
small. I cannot sustain a conversation if I am
looking at someone thinking they are smaller
than I thought they would be. It's like I need
to have a cheat sheet where I know what size all
celebrities will be so I can be prepared" Alec
on the Oscar-nominated Amour: "I loved Amour...
and I love Trintignant who is a great leading
man. I mean Trintignant to me is like the Colin
Firth-- so elegant and urbane and so smart and
so handsome. I idolize Colin Firth, he is a guy
out there now who I really, really love. I loved
King's Speech." Alec on not attending Golden
Globes: "I'm glad that I'm going to be home
'cause all I want to see is Amy and Tina do the
show... the two of them are going to be great."
The interview in its entirety will be available
on Monday, January 21st at
Tracy Morgan is nominated for an NAACP Image
Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a
Comedy Series. Also, Vali Chandrasekaran and
Robert Carlock are nominated for an NAACP Image
Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy
Series. The awards show airs Friday, February 1
NBC WILL DEBUT NEW DRAMA ‘DO NO HARM’ ON
JANUARY 31 ON SAME NIGHT AS SERIES FINALE OF '30
“Rock Center with Brian Williams” Will Move to
Fridays Beginning February 8 (10-11 p.m. ET)
Following “Dateline NBC”
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – November 30, 2012 – NBC
will premiere the new drama “Do No Harm” on
Thursday, January 31 (10-11 p.m. ET) following
the hour-long series finale of the Emmy
Award-winning “30 Rock” (8-9 p.m. ET) earlier
that same night. In addition, “Rock Center with
Brian Williams” will move to Fridays beginning
February 8 (10-11 p.m. ET) following “Dateline
NBC” (9-10 p.m. ET).
The announcements were made today by Robert
Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment.
“January 31 will be a special night as one
classic series will mark its finale with a great
hour-long sendoff episode while a promising new
drama will make its debut on Thursdays,” said
Greenblatt. “‘30 Rock’ is acclaimed as a
legendary comedy and we will see a truly
memorable and fitting last episode. In ‘Do No
Harm,’ viewers will have a unique new dramatic
storyline with an exciting new star in Steven
Pasquale that takes them into dark and uncharted
Details of the finale of “30 Rock” will be
“Grimm” will return to the schedule on Friday,
March 8 (9-10 p.m. ET).
In “Do No Harm,” Dr. Jason Cole (Steven
Pasquale, "Rescue Me") is a highly respected
neurosurgeon who has it all – a lucrative
career, confident charm, the gift of compassion.
But he also has a deep, dark secret. One morning
when he wakes up disoriented in a wrecked hotel
room amidst several near-naked women he's never
seen before, he knows one thing: it's happening
again. Every night at the same hour, something
inside Jason changes, leaving him almost
unrecognizable – seductive, devious, borderline
This new man is his dangerous alternate
personality who goes by the name of “Ian Price.”
For years he's battled Ian, keeping him in check
with a powerful experimental sedative. But now
his – their – body has developed a resistance to
the serum, setting Ian free once again. And to
make matters worse, after being suppressed for
so long, Ian's hell-bent on taking revenge on
his oppressor. With everyone Jason cares about
at risk – patients, friends, co-workers and even
the woman he loves – he's got to stop Ian once
and for all. Will they find some common ground,
or will they bring each other down? Hell hath no
fury like an alter ego scorned.
Also starring are Alana De La Garza ("Law &
Order"), Michael Esper ("A Beautiful Mind"),
Ruta Gedmintas ("The Borgias") and Phylicia
Rashad ("The Cosby Show"). "Do No Harm" is
produced by Universal Television and Traugott
Company. The executive producer/writer is David
Schulner ("Desperate Housewives," "The Event").
Peter Traugott ("Ringer") and Rachel Kaplan
("Ringer") also are executive producers. Michael
Mayer (NBC's "Smash") is the co-executive
producer and director.
In its seventh season, the critically acclaimed
and multiple award-winning comedy series "30
Rock" is told through the comedic voice of Emmy
and two-time Golden Globe winner Tina Fey as
variety show producer Liz Lemon. The series also
features two-time Emmy and three-time Golden
Globe winner Alec Baldwin as top network
executive Jack Donaghy and Emmy nominee Tracy
Morgan as Tracy Jordan, the unpredictable star
of Lemon’s variety show, "TGS with Tracy
Jordan." Lemon constantly has her hands full,
juggling corporate interference from Donaghy and
off-the-handle star antics from Jordan, all
while attempting to salvage her own personal
life. Also rounding out the cast are three-time
Emmy nominee Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney,
the co-star of "TGS"; Scott Adsit as the variety
show's producer Pete Hornberger; Emmy nominee
Jack McBrayer as Kenneth, the over-eager NBC
page; Judah Friedlander as Frank, the sardonic
slacker on the writing staff; and Keith Powell
as Toofer, the sophisticated yet sarcastic
Overall, "30 Rock" has garnered 90 Emmy
nominations, resulting in 14 wins. In 2009, the
show won its third consecutive Emmy for
Outstanding Comedy Series and also held the
record for most comedy program Emmy nominations
in a single year with 22 nominations. "30 Rock"
has also won a Golden Globe for Best Television
Series Comedy or Musical, a Screen Actor’s Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble
in a Comedy Series, three Producers Guild Danny
Thomas Producer of the Year Awards in Comedy
Episodic Television and three Writers Guild
Awards (WGA) for Writing for a Comedy Series and
three WGA Awards for Episodic Comedy, among
"30 Rock" is from Broadway Video & Little
Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal
Television. The executive producers are Lorne
Michaels ("Saturday Night Live"), Tina Fey,
David Miner, Marci Klein ("Saturday Night
Live"), Robert Carlock ("Friends"), Jeff
Richmond and Jack Burditt.
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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon - Freestylin'
with The Roots: Alec Baldwin (10/2/12)
The Roots sing a doo-wop style song dedicated to
30 Rock star Alec Baldwin, who stopped by to
From TVGUIDE.com: Exclusive: Community's
Donald Glover Develops New Sitcom at NBC
It looks like Donald Glover will be engaging in
some extracurricular work outside of Greendale
Community College. The Community star, who plays
former high school quarterback-turned-air
conditioning repair annex recruit Troy Barnes,
is developing a new show for NBC with 30 Rock
co-executive producer Matt Hubbard.
The new sitcom is being developed as a starring
vehicle for Glover. NBC is said to be committed
to the project, and is close to sealing a deal
for a put pilot (with a large penalty fee if it
doesn't move forward) for the show, which would
be loosely based on Glover's life.
But have no fear, fans of "Troy and Abed in the
Morning": Glover is still committed to a fourth
season of Community, and any new project would
be considered "in second position." That's good
enough news to break out the "no-no juice."
Glover worked as a writer on 30 Rock along with
Hubbard before moving in front of the camera.
Besides Community, the star headlined the Comedy
Central stand-up special Donald Glover: Weirdo
and was also a writer and cast member on the
indie movie Mystery Team. Additionally, the
actor has cultivated a hip-hop career with his
alter ego Childish Gambino.
NBC has also been high on Hubbard, who won the
Emmy Award in 2009 for outstanding comedy
writing (for 30 Rock) and was nominated again in
2010 and 2011. His credits also include Ed.
Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan are also
executive producers on the Glover comedy
project. Universal Television is the studio
behind the project. The show is seen as a big
get for NBC, particularly given Hubbard's and
Community returns to NBC on Friday, October 19,
at 8:30/7:30c; while the final season of 30 Rock
kicks off on Thursday, October 4, at 8/7c.
Olympian Ryan Lochte to Cameo on 30 Rock's
Ryan Lochte is on the move — from 90210 to 30
Rock, for a cameo on the NBC comedy's upcoming
seventh and final season, New York Magazine
Lochte, 28, who won five medals at the 2012
London Olympics and drew headlines after a
controversial comment from his mother, was set
to film the secret role this week. 30 Rock
writer Jack Burditt tweeted a picture of Lochte
with creator, executive producer and star Tina
Lochte has already filmed a guest-starring role
on the Oct. 29 episode of 90210 and he is also
set to contribute to E! News's fashion week
coverage. He joins previously announced 30 Rock
guests Bryan Cranston and Catherine O'Hara.
The final season of 30 Rock premieres on
Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8/7c on NBC.
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett Separating After
9 Years of Marriage
Poehler, 40, and Arnett, 42, married in August
2003. They are parents to Archie, 3, and Abel,
They shared the screen in several film and TV
projects including Poehler's series, Parks and
Recreation, Arnett's former sitcom, Arrested
Development, and on the big screen, Blades of
Glory and Horton Hears a Who!
This was the first marriage for Poehler. Arnett
was previously married to Penelope Ann Miller
for one year from 1994-1995.
Both sitcom stars are nominated for Emmys.
Poelher grabbed two nods, for Outstanding Lead
Actress in a Comedy Series and Outstanding
Writing for a Comedy Series each for Parks.
Arnett, who currently stars on Up All Night, is
nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a
Comedy Series for his performance on 30 Rock as
Jack's arch-nemesis Devon Banks.
30 Rock's Keith Powell Engaged to Jill Knox
30 Rock star Keith Powell is engaged to his
girlfriend Jill Knox, US Magazine reports.
Best known for playing Toofer on the NBC comedy,
Powell proposed to Knox during a picnic in the
Hollywood Hills, complete with bystanders ready
to serenade his new fiancée.
The couple have been dating for three years.
From digitalspy.com: '30 Rock' Alec Baldwin
'wanted to stick a knife in TMZ founder'
Alec Baldwin has admitted that at one point he
wanted to "kill" TMZ founder Harvey Levin.
The news outlet famously published an angry
voicemail Baldwin left for his daughter Ireland
in 2006, in which he branded her a "a
thoughtless little pig".
Baldwin reflected on his fury over the scandal
in a newly published interview with Vanity Fair.
"I wanted to stick a knife in [TMZ founder
Levin] and gut him and kill him," the 30 Rock
star recalled. "I wanted him to die breathing
his last breath looking into my eyes."
The star also admitted to dreaming of attacking
his ex-wife Kim Basinger's lawyer "with a
baseball bat" at the time.
Baldwin went on to acknowledge that time has led
him to realize that he has acted "unreasonably"
and "childishly" from time to time.
"Hollywood does draw some very strange
characters, and then the power of Hollywood and
what they can do with it becomes like a blood
sport to them," he explained.
Baldwin recently quit Twitter, soon after a
scuffle with a photographer who was bothering
his New York City neighbor.
Watch the trailer for Baldwin's To Rome with
'30 Rock' star Scott Adsit "sad" about final
Scott Adsit has admitted he is "sad" that 30
Rock will end next season.
The actor told The AV Club that playing Pete
Hornberger has been the defining role of his
"Obviously I'm sad [the show is ending], because
this is the best job I've ever had," Adsit
He went on to say: "It's a life-changing job
I've had. So I'm not looking forward to being
set adrift, but hopefully there will be
something on the horizon."
30 Rock is to wrap with a 13-episode seventh
season, including a one-hour series finale.
Tina Fey said earlier in the week that the
timing is right to end 30 Rock.
"Things do end, and you want them to end when
we're running through the finish line and not
limping to it, and not vomiting or pooping
ourselves," Fey explained.
30 Rock exec Robert Carlock has said that he
would love for Michael Sheen and Will Arnett to
return for the sitcom's final episodes.
Watch a clip from 30 Rock
Alec Baldwin, fiancée Hilaria Thomas 'to
marry June 30'
Baldwin and Thomas are apparently planning to
tie the knot in a Catholic ceremony in New York
City's famous Basilica of St Patrick's Old
Cathedral, reports Page Six.
The Basilica of St Patrick's Old Cathedral was
immortalized in a famous scene from The
Godfather where Michael Corleone (Al Pacino)
attended his son's baptism while the family's
enemies were murdered.
Baldwin and Thomas's engagement was announced in
April, nearly eight months after the pair were
first linked in the press.
The 30 Rock star was previously married to Kim
Basinger from 1993 to 2001.
Baldwin's spokesperson declined to offer any
comment on the wedding speculation.
Tina Fey on '30 Rock' end: 'You want to
leave at the right time'
Tina Fey has suggested that the time is right
for 30 Rock to end.
NBC chief Robert Greenblatt announced in May
that the comedy's seventh season would be its
"Things do end, and you want them to end when
we're running through the finish line and not
limping to it, and not vomiting or pooping
ourselves," Fey told the Los Angeles Times.
However, the actress - who plays Liz Lemon -
admitted that she will struggle to leave 30 Rock
"You have to muster the maturity to leave it,"
she said. "But we're all going to be a mess."
30 Rock will conclude with a special hour-long
series finale, Greenblatt has also confirmed.
"I know Tina, Alec Baldwin and the rest [of the
cast] will deliver some of their best work," he
said. "We think the world of Tina."
30 Rock will return to NBC this fall on
Thursdays at 8/7c. The series airs on Comedy
Central in the UK.
Watch a clip from 30 Rock
'30 Rock' to receive one-hour final episode
30 Rock will be given a one-hour series finale,
NBC has confirmed.
It was announced at yesterday's (May 14) upfront
presentation that the forthcoming seventh season
of the Tina Fey sitcom will be its last.
NBC entertainment chief Robert Greenblatt also
confirmed that the final ever episode will be
extended to 60 minutes.
"I know Tina, Alec Baldwin and the rest [of the
cast] will deliver some of their best work," TV
Line quotes him as saying. "We think the world
There had been confusion over the future of 30
Rock when NBC backtracked on its initial claim
that the show would conclude after seven
Fey admitted back in April that she could see
the end of 30 Rock "on the horizon".
30 Rock was renewed for next year, but only for
This week's digital only issue of TV Guide
Magazine, available on the Kindle Fire and the
Nook, features interviews and news about the
details of the upcoming 30 Rock live episode,
why we should watch Best Friends Forever, and
what to expect as the women step into power on
Game of Thrones. Below are some of the top
TINA FEY ON THE UPCOMING LIVE EPISODE OF 30 ROCK
On What the Episode Centers Around:
"[Kenneth] tries to convince us that live TV is magic by telling us the
history of the studio." Which means there will be a "quick change
extravaganza...We definitely have some friends of the show. But until
night, I won't know who is appearing." - Tina Fey
On How She Will Keep the Cast Fresh Between the 2 Live Shows:
"We'll have a napping station."
AN INTERVIEW WITH BEST FRIENDS FOREVER CREATORS JESSICA ST. CLAIR AND
On What Their Show Would Look Like if it Was an Equation:
"Best Friends Forever = Three's Company - the sexual tension + the
Brooklyn neighborhood from The Cosby Show / the heart of The Golden
On a Possible Alternative Title:
THE WOMEN OF GAME OF THRONES
On the Female Characters This Season:
"They are incredibly smart. And they are fighters. Having been held back
for being females makes them all the more dangerous - and therefore
exciting." - Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister)
On The Roles of the Women in Season 2:
"Seeing how fantastic our new female cast members were, we chose to
a lot of them and dig deeper into their characters." - Executive
Will Tina Fey survive when the zombies attack?
Find out in the latest installment of Ask Tina!
On Dancing and Prepping for Zombies
Answering viewer mail, Tina Fey deconstructs her
dance moves and talks about the coming zombie
Weird Al's Dream
The song parody legend talks about fulfilling a
long-standing wish: a guest slot on 30 Rock.
It’s Ask Tina time! Find the fan favorite
segment in the link below to learn more about
the 30 Rock writers and the meaning of a Goofy
Tina reveals what the writers are really like,
what's too goofy for 30 Rock and what she keeps
at her desk.
Last June, Comcast kicked-off the "XFINITY Endless Fun Sweepstakes" as
part of its celebration reaching 20 billion views on Xfinity On Demand.
Michigan resident Deborah Reinecke was the lucky winner-- winning a
walk-on role on her favorite show --NBC's 30 Rock! Reinecke, a registered
nurse, was chosen randomly out of thousands of entries that were received
during last summer's sweepstakes. Having never won a sweepstakes before,
Reinecke was extremely excited about the opportunity for the chance to be
on set of NBC's 30 Rock. Winning the sweepstakes also included a Universal
Orlando Resort vacation and tickets to a Universal Pictures Premiere and
after-party- a trip to remember!
Photo of Tina Fey and Debbie Reinecke. Tina Fey greets Debbie Reinecke, the winner of Comcast's
Xfinity Endless Fun Sweepstakes. Debbie, a Jackson, Michigan resident,
appears on-set at 30 Rockefeller Plaza for the first-ever walk-on role
during a taping of an upcoming episode of 30 ROCK. The sweepstakes
celebrates the Xfinity On Demand service hitting 20 billion views in 2011.
Photo by: Ali Goldstein/NBC.
We have a great web exclusive from 30 Rock,
featuring Liz Lemon and some pretty painful
flashbacks. Check it out below!
Liz Lemon's Flashbacks
Reliving the past can be a painful process,
especially if you're TGS producer Liz Lemon.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Tracy Morgan’s New Year’s resolution is a good
one – to continue looking for sasquatch. Hear
about that, along with his plan to deal with the
economy, his recent engagement, and the 6th
season of 30 Rock in the below interview. See it
all now in the links below as well as the full
Tracy Morgan, Part 1 (1/4/12)
Part 1: Tracy Morgan on the political candidates
and the economy.
Tracy Morgan, Part 2 (1/4/12)
Part 2: Tracy Morgan on his engagement and 6th
season of 30 Rock.
30 Rock – America’s Kidz Got Singing, the new
hit show, spilled over to TGS last night. See
how Tracy’s dealing with a happy Liz and Jack’s
parenting skills in the below highlights and
full episode here:
Video . Plus, sit down with Tina Fey as she
chats about how much fun she had dancing with
the real Timeless Torches!
Late Night – Tina Fey and Questlove settled
their differences – Philly style. See what that
means in the below video. Plus, Tina told Jimmy
about the 30 Rock Season 6 before playing an
intense game of Speed Celebrity. And The
Artist’s Jean Dujardin talked about filming a
silent movie and showed off his Robert De Niro
impression and tap dancing skills. And The War
on Drugs made their television debut last night,
and you can see their performance of “Baby
Missiles” in the performance below. See all the
highlights in the full episode online now:
Tina Fey (1/10/12) Tina talks about the new
season of 30 Rock and tells Jimmy about a health
cleanse gone bad.
Speed Celebrity with Tina Fey, Part 1 (1/10/12)
Jimmy and Tina Fey play our favorite party game
"Speed Celebrity" with two audience members.
Part 1 of 2.
Speed Celebrity with Tina Fey, Part 2 (1/10/12)
Jimmy and Tina Fey play our favorite party game
"Speed Celebrity" with two audience members.
Part 2 of 2.
Alec Baldwin is nominated for a People's Choice
Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actor. Tina Fey is
also nominated for Favorite TV Comedy Actress.
The show airs Jan. 11, 2012 on CBS.
This week Esquire and the International Medical
Corps held a benefit at the Esquire Apartment
with Katrina Bowden from 30 Rock, Matthew Settle
from Gossip Girl, Constantine Maroulis from
American Idol/Rock of Ages and Jenna Morasca of
Survivor and Amazing Race.
Matthew Photo credit: Amy Sussman/Getty.
30 Rock: Season 5
Headline Date: TBA
Release Date: 11/29/2011
30 ROCK: SEASON 5
Product Source: Television (Series)
Synopsis: Re-experience the complete fifth
season of the Primetime Emmy® and Golden Globe®
Award-winning comedy 30 Rock, heralded as
“funny” by some random Twitter user and “a
bitterly merry comic jihad against corporate
stupidity and mendaciousness” by Glenn Garvin of
the Miami Herald -- which is pretty much what
the Twitterer said in 140 characters or less.
Primetime Emmy®, Golden Globe® and SAG® Award
winner Tina Fey stars as showrunner Liz Lemon
and Primetime Emmy®, Golden Globe® and SAG®
Award winner Alec Baldwin is corporate executive
Jack Donaghy in this behind-the-scenes romp
about sketch show “TGS;” its neurotic stars,
Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna Maroney
(Jane Krakowski) ; hapless NBC page Kenneth
Parcell (Jack McBrayer) and the rest of the
befuddled crew working to create the “magic of
television.” Brought to you by the folks at GE
Kabletown, it’s a season of video obituaries,
cross-dressing love, page showdowns, Canadian
births and other strange events in 22 blerg-worthy
episodes from executive producer Lorne Michaels.
DVD Widescreen TV Set(61115389) : Disc 1 (Side
Format: DVD UPC: 0-2519-20741-0-3
Unit Type: TV Set Number of Media: 1
Street Date: 11/29/2011 PreOrder Date:
Run Time (HH:MM): 2 Hours 50 Minutes
Language: English Disc Type: DVD-9 (Single
Packaging: Digipak with Outer Box Layers: Single
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Subtitles: English SDH
Spanish Edition: - Picture: Anamorphic
Version: - Color/B&W COLOR
Rating: Not Rated
The show has many Emmy nominations: Outstanding
Comedy, Outstanding Actress (Tina Fey),
Outstanding Actor (Alec Baldwin), Outstanding
Supporting Actress (Jane Krakowski), Outstanding
Guest Actor (Matt Damon, and Will Arnett), and
Outstanding Guest Actress (Elizabeth Banks).
Alec Baldwin will be hosting the SNL
season premiere on September 24. Radiohead will help him kickoff the 37th
season, so we know we're in for a hilarious night. And the lovely Melissa
McCarthy will reunite with her Bridesmaids costar Kristen Wiig on October
1 as she makes her Studio 8H debut. It'll be night of firsts as Lady
Antebellum joins us for their first SNL performance too! More details are
available in the
full press release here
It doesn't matter if you are familiar with Alec from 30 Rock, The
Departed, or his Twitter feed - we're sure the classic Schweddy Balls
sketch is one of their favorites! You'll find the links to share the clip. Plus, we've put together some of our favorite Alec SNL moments
throughout the years and you can find on
Thu, Aug 11 09:30 PM 30 ROCK
I HEART CONNECTICUT (TV-14)
LIZ (TINA FEY) MUST FIND OUT WHERE TRACY (TRACY
MORGAN) IS HIDING. PHIL ROSENTHAL GUEST
STARS.With "TGS" on the brink of cancellation,
Liz and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) go into
detective mode to track Tracy down. Meanwhile,
Jack (Alec Baldwin) helps Jenna (Jane Krakowski)
make sure her new project is financially
successful. And Pete (Scott Adsit), feeling
emasculated, challenges the writers and crew to
a contest of strength.
Thu, Aug 18 09:30 PM 30 ROCK
100: PART 1 (TV-14)
WITH “TGS” ON THE BRINK OF CANCELLATION, LIZ
(TINA FEY) AND HER STAFFHAVE ONE LAST CHANCE TO
PROVE THEMSELVES WITH THEIR 100TH EPISODE.When
Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) threatens to cancel “TGS”,
Jack (AlecBaldwin) convinces him to allow Liz
and company the chance to do their100th episode.
To produce the best show possible, however, Liz
mustdeal with less-than-ideal working
conditions. Amidst the chaos ofshow preparation,
Jack starts doubting a key decision in his life
andJenna (Jane Krakowski) contemplates
"30 ROCK" "100: PART 2"
08/25/2011 (09:30PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) : WITH
"TGS" ON THE BRINK OF CANCELLATION, LIZ (TINA
FEY) AND HER STAFF
HAVE ONE LAST CHANCE TO PROVE THEMSELVES WITH
THEIR 100TH EPISODE.
When Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) threatens to
cancel "TGS", Jack (Alec Baldwin) convinces him
to allow Liz and company the chance to do their
100th episode. To produce the best show
possible, however, Liz must deal with
less-than-ideal working conditions. Amidst the
chaos of show preparation, Jack starts doubting
a key decision in his life and Jenna (Jane
Krakowski) contemplates motherhood.
Comic Con Party Self-Defense Tips
30 Rock's Judah Friedlander with hilarious
advice for women everywhere
30 Rock, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, and Jane
Krakowski are all nominated for a Critics'
Choice Television Award. Watch it Monday, June,
20 on VH1.
TONIGHT SHOW -
Tracy Morgan, Part 1 (4/4/11)
Part 1: Tracy Morgan talks about getting a crib in the suburbs, losing
comedy award to Alec Baldwin and the fire alarm that goes off at The
Tracy Morgan, Part 2 (4/4/11)
Part 2: Tracy Morgan talks about his comedy tour, what he does to relax
and playing a dog in new movie Rio.
From tvline.com: 30 Rock will mark its 100th
episode on Thursday, April 21, with a
super-sized hour airing 10 to 11 pm. The show's
final episode this season is May 5th.
We have two very cool interviews from the Alec
Baldwin's Walk of Fame ceremony! Hear from Alex
himself after he gets his much-deserved star in
these clips - this should be a very cool extra
for fans of the series.
Alec Gets a Gold Star!
Alec Baldwin explains what makes a star on the
Walk of Fame so special and unique.
Alec Baldwin Gets His Star!
Alec Baldwin speaks to a crowd of fans before
receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
Fans have questions and Jack McBrayer has answers! Find
out what's coming down the road for the TGS cast in this press tour
Jack McBrayer's Fan Q & A - 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer answers YOUR questions!
30 Rock: The cast and crew went back to College
last night in a must-see episode, available
VIDEO and find out what the TGS staff will be doing in the future in the highlight clip below. And in
the online exclusive "Lutz's Dinner Plans," Lutz plans out his big
Ep 508: Where Are They Now?
Find out what your TGS favorites are doing in the future.
Lutz's Dinner Plans
Lutz plans out the perfect Thanksgiving Dinner
Mad Men’s John Slattery guests on a politically-tinged 30
Rock. Ahead of tonight’s episode we have a hilarious web exclusive
featuring Tracy Jordan. Tracy is a man of many talents and this clip shows
them all off: comedian, dramatic actor, composer and a whole lot more.
This wonderful extra is going to have you practically in tears
and gear everyone up for the laughs tonight.
Tracy Jordan: For Your Consideration
Tracy Jordan's very-own professional acting reel!
Tracy Morgan (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Tracy talks about his love for Star Wars and his
road to landing a standup comedy special on HBO.
Won't You Pop My Balloon (11/12/10)
The only thing going for Tracy Morgan is his
balloon, and Jimmy almost
Elizabeth Banks guest stars on "30 Rock" (11/4)
John Slattery guest stars on "30 Rock" (11/11)
We hope you all enjoyed the monumental 30 Rock live episode and the rest of the Thursday lineup! We have highlights from both the east and west coast episodes of 30 Rock, plus clips and full episodes from the other six new shows last night!
30 Rock: We have four highlights from each broadcast last
night that your readers are sure to love. Show your readers the two
intro songs and get them talking about which one they liked better; the
east coast song from Jane Krakowski or the west coast intro from Cheyenne
Jackson! You can also see the awesome original ads featuring Dr. Spaceman
and Jon Hamm, plus Jenna's threat to Liz from each broadcast! Both
episodes are available on the 30 Rock site, so be sure to encourage your
readers to check out the version they didn't see last night! The east
coast show is here:
VIDEO and the
west coast show can be viewed here:
30 Rock's LIVE Intro - East Coast
30 Rock is coming to you LIVE, check out the East coast's original
Ep. 504: Jenna's Threat - East Coast
Jenna is ready to slip a nip... the big one!
LIVE Commercial #1- East Coast
Watch the East coast version of 30 Rock's original LIVE commercial
featuring Dr. Spaceman!
LIVE Commercial #2- East Coast
Watch the East coast version of 30 Rock's 2nd original LIVE commercial
featuring Jon Hamm!
30 Rock's LIVE Intro - West Coast
30 Rock is coming to you LIVE, check out the
West coast's original musical intro!
Ep. 504: Jenna's Threat - West Coast
Jenna is ready to slip a nip... the big one!
LIVE Commercial #1- West Coast
Watch the West coast version of 30 Rock's
original LIVE commercial featuring Dr. Spaceman!
LIVE Commercial #2- West Coast
Watch the West coast version of 30 Rock's 2nd original LIVE commercial
featuring Jon Hamm!
From NBC: Kenneth was back last night and auditioning for the NBC
page program. You can see his audition in last night's highlight, which is
sure to give you a laugh and should go great in your episode recaps. The
full episode from last night can be streamed on the 30 Rock site here, as
well: VIDEO . We also have a
really cool extra "Ask Tina" this week. Listen to Tina recount her
favorite memories from her SNL days!
Ep 503: Kenneth's Audition -
Kenneth auditions for the NBC page program.
Tina talks about her experiences as head writer of SNL.
NBC Sent this: We have some fun preview clips for next week's show:
Hear from next week's guest stars Queen Latifah and Rob Reiner about what
they will bring to the TGS set in these two interview clips and check in
with Tina as she answers fan questions in the latest "Ask Tina." We also
have two new assets for the monumental 30 Rock live show! Tina Fey's
excited about the live taping and she wants everyone else to be too. Pass
this interview with Tina on to your readers, it's the perfect tool for
getting them excited for the October 14th show. Get involved on Twitter during the taping. The aggregator
site just launched, where fans can view any and all tweets during the
episode: http://www.nbc.com/30-rock/live-episode/ .
Rob Reiner Talks 30 Rock
Rob Reiner talks about his upcoming role on Thursday's all-new 30 Rock.
Queen Latifah Talks 30 Rock
Queen Latifah talks about going from fan to guest star on 30 Rock.
Tina gives you some pointers on saving time when watching videos online. http://www.nbc.com/30-rock/video/tinas-pointers/1252174/
Tina Talks about the Live Show
Tina gets you ready for the upcoming live episode of 30 Rock. http://www.nbc.com/30-rock/video/tina-talks-about-the-live-show/1252212/
30 Rock Sneak Peek
Tracy goes through Kenneth withdrawals.
The Fabian Strategy
Liz faces relationship issues. Catch up fast!
30 Rock: Below is the highlight clip from last
night's premiere and the link to the full
VIDEO . And, now that the season is
wanted to remind you about the incredible
opportunity to be in the audience when 30 Rock
tapes their live episode:
Ep 501: Would You Rather Do?
Lutz proposes the ultimate question to Liz.
In just seven days the festivities begin on
ABC's "The View." Undeniably one of daytime
television's most popular and most talked-about
programs, "The View" will celebrate its 3000th
show, live, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (11:00
a.m.-12:00 noon, ET). Award-winning writer,
producer, actress and comedienne Tina Fey ("30
Rock") is the show's featured guest. Fey helped
popularize "The View" through a series of
entertaining parodies she created during her
tenure as head writer of "SNL."
‘30 ROCK’ CAST TO PERFORM LIVE EPISODE OF HIT
EMMY-WINNING SERIES FROM ICONIC STUDIO 8H
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14
Two Versions Will Be Telecast to Make Event Live
to East Coast Viewers at 8:30-9 p.m. (ET) and
for West Coast Audience at 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – July 30, 2010 – The
cast of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy series
“30 Rock” will perform a special live episode
from famed studio 8H on Thursday, October 14
(8:30-9 p.m. ET).
The announcement was made by Angela Bromstad,
President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and
Universal Media Studios.
“We’ve had great success with live episodes in
the past, both in a creative sense and in the
ratings,” said Bromstad. "I can't imagine a
series more suited to do an incredible live
episode, thanks to its many cast, writers and
producers, who hail from TV's most renowned live
In the series’ first live episode, two versions
will be telecast -- one live for the East Coast
and one for the West Coast. The first show will
be telecast at 8:30-9 p.m. (ET) for the East and
the cast will perform the same episode for a new
broadcast at 11:30 p.m.- 12 a.m. (ET) for the
West. Central time zone viewers will be able to
see the first live show at its regular time
(7:30-8 p.m. CT).
The NBC Primetime Preview Show
- A preview of new and returning shows for the fall season; among the new
series featured are "The Event," "Undercovers" and "Law & Order: Los
Jay Leno Part 1: Betty White talks about her Emmy nomination for SNL and
getting flowers from Tina Fey.
VIDEO Part 2: Betty White talks new clothing line, turning down Today Show
job and Hot In Cleveland.
VIDEO Part 1: True Blood's Sam Trammell talks about his nude scenes.
VIDEO Part 2: Sam Trammell talks theater kissing scene and his show True
VIDEO Naked Sam - Betty White reacts to True Blood's naked Sam Trammell.
You may remember Jack Donaghy's newest partner was cable company
Kabletown, and the company has just launched their official site:
http://www.kabletown.com/ ! The website offers you some hilarious tidbits,
like "Why Kabletown with a K? Because K stands for the Kindness we show
our customers, the Keen interest we take in their needs and because
Cabletown with a C was already the name of a store that sold cable knit
sweaters and legal said we had to spell it with a K." Be sure to browse
around more for company news, careers and definitely take a look at their
programming schedule. This site should be great fun for fans and should
show others why it's so loved!
NBC clips! Grizz and Dot Com's Best Friend [1:33]
Grizz and Dot Com decide to add a four-legged friend to the
entourage. Link New from NBC: Grizz and Dotcom are back in this fun extra clip.
Dotcom's new celebrity impressions is...Katharine Hepburn? You'll have to
watch the clip to see just how good (or bad) it is.
Grizz gives his honest opinion of Dotcom's latest celebrity impression.
Link **Revenge was the theme of the night on 30 Rock as Liz finds out
about an engaged Floyd and Danny and Jack plot against the writers:
http://www.nbc.com/30-rock/video/floyd/1212508/ . Watch what happens in our
highlight clip when Jenna and Tracy can't stop dreaming about Kenneth (and
yes, they are THOSE kind of dreams.) Also, Liz discovers the benefits of Kabletown for Women.
Freaky Kenmare -Jenna and Tracy can't stop dreaming about Kenneth.
http://www.nbc.com/30-rock/video/freaky-kenmare/1212465/ Kabletown for Women -
Liz discovers the benefits of having late night Kabletown programming.
30 Rock Thursdays on NBC (8:30-9 p.m. ET) Season Premiere: September 23 30 ROCK EMMY NOMINATION STATEMENTS Tina Fey on her Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a
Comedy Series "This is great and exciting news. Also, this seems like an
appropriate time for me to announce to NBC that I will not be
renewing my contract... with my gym." Tina Fey on "30 Rock's" Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy
Series "This is great news. We're grateful and excited. Especially since
today is the fifth anniversary of the day NBC forgot to cancel us." Alec Baldwin on his Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a
Comedy Series "Once again, I am grateful and delighted to be nominated. And I am
deeply indebted to Tina, Robert Carlock, Lorne, Marci Klein and Jeff
Zucker." JANE KRAKOWSKI OF 30 ROCK - EMMY NOMINATION STATEMENT Jane Krakowski on her Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting
Actress in a Comedy Series "This is such exciting news! It is such an honor to be included in
this group of funny talented women! I am indebted to Tina Fey and
the greatest comedy writing team on television. I am going to
celebrate by eating a piece of cheese. Just kidding designers, I
promise, no cheese will cross these lips or hips until after the
AWARD-WINNING ACTOR ALEC BALDWIN TO NARRATE FROZEN PLANET:
EPIC NATURAL HISTORY SERIES -- FROM THE CREATORS OF PLANET EARTH -- TO
ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL IN MARCH 2012
(Los Angeles, Ca.) -- The acclaimed documentary team behind the
groundbreaking PLANET EARTH and the co-production partners of LIFE will
present the next great natural history series in March 2012, as FROZEN
PLANET premieres on Discovery Channel in the United States. The sweeping
series will be narrated by award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, it was
announced today by Eileen O'Neill, Group President, Discovery Channel and
"Discovery Channel is very excited to have someone as passionate and
talented as Alec Baldwin to lend his voice to such an important landmark
television event," said O'Neill.
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