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Fall TV Preview: 30 Rock

Not getting enough of of a behind-the-scenes look at a variety show with Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip? That's OK because 30 Rock is premiering tonight! Like Studio 60 it also centers around a weekly comedy show and airs on NBC.

Tina Fey, formerly of SNL, both writes and stars in this workplace comedy. Her character, Liza Lemon, is the head writer of a comedy show called "The Girlie Show," not too unlike SNL (In fact, "30 Rock" is the address of NBC Studios in New York where both SNL and the fictitious Girlie Show are located). She's thrown for a loop when a new network head played by Alec Baldwin demands that she incorporate a mentally insane actor (Tracy Morgan) into her mostly all-girl cast. Hilarity ensues. Or so, they say; it's getting pretty good reviews.

And while Tina Fey thinks that 30 Rock is very different from Studio 60, she hasn't hid from the awkward fact that they are both on the same network. In one of the promos for 30 Rock she has Alec Baldwin's character thinking that he is actually working with Amanda Peet (who stars on Studio 60).

For some reason we were unable to see a screening of this show and they did supposedly do some serious retooling to the pilot but we still can't wait to see it. I loved Tina on Weekend Update and we all loved Mean Girls. Who knows, maybe this means we'll get lucky with a surprise guest appearance by LL!

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Fancy04 Fancy04 9 years
Tina Fey is funny. Love her.
stone_soup stone_soup 9 years
i saw the preview on youtube, and it really is quite funny. well, that's what you get from tina fey! ____________________________________ Don't tick me off. Or you'll get it.
DesignRchic DesignRchic 9 years
AMEN Jennav!
JennaV JennaV 9 years
Woot woot for old school MJ!!!!
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 9 years
yea he was nice and he had a pimped out marroon jag and had old school MJ blasted on the radio lol
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 9 years
i think i will pass..but tina fey is a very good writer..as much as i dont like LL now i really though Mean Girls was cute! I took my little sister to see it in theaters
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
that's cool sweet c! i loved tracey morgan as spoonie luv on crank yankers?
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 9 years
"i saw tracy morgan at the car wash last week he was nice i got my pic taken but i look horrendous or id post lol
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
that show "Twenty Good Years" with John Lithgow is supposed to be hilarious! I saw the pilot episode when I was on a flight and I was cracking up. It premiers tonight and from what I saw I recommend it!
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
prob won't be watching this.
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