Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007)

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 Matt Albie (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jordan McDeere (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Danny Tripp (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jack Rudolph (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Simon Stiles (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Harriet Hayes (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Tom Jeter (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Cal Shanley (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Dylan Killington (19 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Lucy Kenwright (16 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Jeannie Whatley (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Samantha Li (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Alex Dwyer (14 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Suzanne (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Andy Mackinaw (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Darius Hawthorne (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Herb Sheldon (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Joey Thurston III ...
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A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.

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The name of the writer character played by Evan Handler, Ricky Tahoe, is a reference to a conflict that show creator Aaron Sorkin had with Rick Cleveland, one of the staff writers on Sorkin's previous show The West Wing (1999) ("Ricky" and "Rick" are both nickname variants on the name "Richard," and "Tahoe" and "Cleveland" are both American cities). In "Studio 60", head writer Matt Albie dislikes Tahoe and his writing partner, Ron Oswalt, and often complains about his low opinion of their writing skills. In real life, Sorkin and Cleveland shared an Emmy for writing a "West Wing" episode, and after Cleveland publicly expressed disappointment that only Sorkin got to speak at the ceremony, Sorkin posted a claim on an internet message board that Cleveland's contribution to the episode was negligible and that he (Sorkin) himself really did almost all of the writing work on "The West Wing," even when the writing credits claimed otherwise. (See also the trivia section for "The West Wing.") See more »

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In many episodes the countdown clock in Matt's office jumps back and forth. Also, in many cases, after doing some math, it is obvious the clock is not accurate. See more »

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[repeated line]
Matt Albie: SUZANNE!
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Great show!
14 August 2006 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Saw the pilot on NetFlix, and it's everything one should expect from Sorkin, Schlamme and this cast...sharp, tense, funny, and exhilarating television. Even if you don't care about behind-the-scenes drama or live TV or Saturday Night Live (which the show is based on), check this out...it's got a ton of drama, heart, and fun. Hopefully Sorkin will take time to develop each character. My only issue with the episode is that there's too much to cover, so we only get quick glosses of characters, but it's just a pilot, so it's OK to serve as an introduction. Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Brad Whitford, Timothy Busfield are all perfectly cast and show new range. Can't wait for the season to get going.


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