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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 

A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy television show.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »
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 Jeannie Whatley 15 episodes, 2006-2007
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 Andy Mackinaw 10 episodes, 2006-2007
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 Herb Sheldon 9 episodes, 2006-2007
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A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy television show.

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Trivia

Harriet's inability to tell a joke, is based on Sarah Paulson's own inability to do so. Aaron Sorkin heard she had that problem, and thought it was hilarious, so he wrote it into the show. 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 »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Matt Albie: SUZANNE!
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Referenced in Shark: Russo (2006) See more »

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An instant classic?
19 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

Apparently so. From the first kinetic moments, Studio 60 blazes through an hour of swift dialog, brilliant speeches, and a storyline that can go any which way. The camaraderie of Perry and Whitford feels genuine. Whitfords bottled nervous energy which could often become annoying on TWW is perfectly contained if not explained by a history of drug use. And the concept of the show seems remarkable fresh. Who knew? One must love Sorkin for his loyalty (the Albie/Tripp relationship must be Sorkin/ Schlamme) with West Wing regulars showing up. One can only hope Allison Janney gets a regular spot. Some have suggested the show is quite unlike The West Wing, which I disagree with...its the same cinematographer, the same lighting, the same run over dialog Sorkin is famous for...and who cares? It works, and you know it works when you feel exhilarated watching a show, and yearning for the week to pass quickly to see what happens next, and that is exactly what happened. Loved it.


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