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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Dane Cook/The Killers (2006) See more »

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Another lightening in a bottle.
18 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Studio 60 is the coming out party for Aaron Sorkin since he left NBC (during; The West Wing). He's brilliant again. This series is going to be as big if not bigger than Sports Night and The West Wing. OK, maybe not as big as TWW because you can't be better than 96 Emmy nods. But no joke S60 will blow people away and remind them why they loved and still love AS since he walked into the lives of millions back in the late 90s. I had the fortune to see a sneak peak (hey all you can if you are a netflixian) of S60 and I have already seen it three times. I love the chemistry between Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford, it's like they have worked together for years. Being a regular Sorkinite, I have followed all his hits. This is just going to be a great addition to an already amazing resume. Many of the greats (staff and cast) are back from either TWW, American President or SN. It's good to have you home, Aaron!


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