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Season: 1
Year: 2006 | 2007


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

26 August 2006
When the Executive Producer of sketch show 'Studio 60' has an on-air meltdown, new network president Jordan McDeere hires Danny Tripp and Matt Albie to replace him and save the show.

Matthew Perry ... Matt Albie

Amanda Peet ... Jordan McDeere

Bradley Whitford ... Danny Tripp

Steven Weber ... Jack Rudolph

D.L. Hughley ... Simon Stiles

Sarah Paulson ... Harriet Hayes

Nate Corddry ... Tom Jeter

Timothy Busfield ... Cal Shanley

Edward Asner ... Wilson White (as Ed Asner)

Judd Hirsch ... Wes Mendell

Jayma Mays ... Daphne

Donna Murphy ... Blair

Wendy Phillips ... Shelley Green

Michael Stuhlbarg ... Jerry

Three 6 Mafia ... Themselves

Simon Helberg ... Alex Dwyer

Nate Torrence ... Dylan Killington

John F. Carpenter ... Herb Sheldon
Emiko Parise ... Associate Producer
Jennifer Pennington ... Control Room Assistant

Clement Blake ... Cue Card Man

William Stanford Davis ... Floor Manager

Merritt Wever ... Suzanne
Kirstin Pierce ... Marylyn Rudolph
Jason Workman ... Waiter

Amy Honey ... PA #1 (as Amy Watt)

Jah Shams ... PA #2 (as Jah Shams Abdul-Mumin)
Dave Allen Clark ... Monitor Reporter #1 (as Dave Clark)
Glen Walker ... Monitor Reporter #2

Shaun Robinson ... Monitor Reporter #3 (as Shaun Cherise Robinson)
Dilva Henry ... Monitor Reporter #4

Andrew Friedman ... Alan

Vernee Watson-Johnson ... Zelda
Joshua Weinstein ... Michael (as Josh Weinstein)

Mandy Siegfried ... Julie

Kris Murphy ... Karen

Josh Phillips ... M.C.

Akiva Goldsman ... Himself
Rod Tate ... Security Man #1

Samantha Coker ... Waitress

Samantha Schacher ... Waitress

Felicity Huffman ... Herself (uncredited)

Diana Maria Riva ... Lilly Rodriguez (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: The Cold Open

24 September 2006
It's the week of Matt and Danny's first show. A Christian group is threatening to protest and boycott the show, the musical guest suddenly becomes unavailable, and Matt is obsessing over the show's opening skit.

Season 1, Episode 3: The Focus Group

1 October 2006
Focus group numbers have some people at the show and at the network up in arms, Matt seems apprehensive about airing skits that make fun of Republicans, and an embarrassing event from Jordan's past comes to light.

Season 1, Episode 4: The West Coast Delay

8 October 2006
The show faces a legal nightmare when an viewer notices that a joke in the news segment was plagiarized from a stand-up comedian, and posts the clip on the Internet during the show.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Long Lead Story

16 October 2006
A magazine writer shows up to write a story about the show, but ends up focusing her questions on the hot-and-cold relationship between Matt and Harriet.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Wrap Party

22 October 2006
Tom gets a visit from his uptight conservative parents, Matt and Simon go out to find new African-American writers for the show, and Cal tries to find the identity of a confused elderly man who wanders into the wrap party.

Matthew Perry ... Matt Albie

Amanda Peet ... Jordan McDeere

Bradley Whitford ... Danny Tripp

Steven Weber ... Jack Rudolph

D.L. Hughley ... Simon Stiles

Sarah Paulson ... Harriet Hayes

Nate Corddry ... Tom Jeter

Timothy Busfield ... Cal Shanley

Nancy Lenehan ... Mrs. Jeter

Randy Oglesby ... Mr. Jeter

Columbus Short ... Darius Hawthorne

Teddy Sears ... Darren Wells

Diana Maria Riva ... Lilly Rodriguez

Merritt Wever ... Suzanne

Mystro Clark ... Willy Wilz

Ayda Field ... Jeannie Whatley

Simon Helberg ... Alex Dwyer

Nate Torrence ... Dylan Killington

Eli Wallach ... Eli Weinraub

Camille Chen ... Samantha Li

Sarah Christine Smith ... Treasure

Vanessa Born ... Laci

Hayley Marie Norman ... Shana

Budd Friedman ... Himself
Kirstin Pierce ... Marylyn Rudolph
Gregg Wilson ... Improv MC (as Gregg D. Wilson)
The Greg Wilson ... Improv MC (as Greg D. Wilson)

Stacey Hinnen ... Sound Engineer

Alejandro Furth ... Security Officer #1
Reggie Jordan ... Security Officer #2
Geno Monteiro ... Posse Boy #1

Brett Barrett ... Posse Boy #2

Mike Zent ... Sound Engineer
Katie Dolan ... Costumer (uncredited)

Lauren Graham ... Studio 60 Host (uncredited)

Sting ... Himself - Musical Guest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Nevada Day: Part 1

6 November 2006
A sequence of peccadilloes lands Tom (and Simon's jacket) in front of a Nevada judge, making this "a bad day that's about to get worse." for a variety of reasons. It's show day, so the studio heavies (plus a wealthy business partner and Tom-fan daughter) fly to Nevada to throw their weight around. Danny and Jack play dueling agendas with Jordan's career as subtext. Back in LA, Matt and Harriet deal with censorship, public remarks half-quoted, and the possibility of writing a new show that doesn't use Tom or Simon.

Season 1, Episode 8: Nevada Day: Part 2

12 November 2006
Jack continues to plead with the judge to bail Tom out of jail before the show airs. Meanwhile, the ones left behind try to write an alternate show in case Tom and Simon don't return in time.

Season 1, Episode 9: The Option Period

20 November 2006
Matt discovers that Ricky and Ron are trying to get a sitcom deal, Jordan wants the producers to make staff cuts, and Harriet is considering appearing in a sexy magazine.

Season 1, Episode 10: B-12

27 November 2006
Matt tries to get a new show on air with just two staff writers, neither of whom have ever gotten a skit on air. Meanwhile, Jordan tries to soften her image with a magazine interview, but it doesn't go smoothly.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Christmas Show

4 December 2006
Danny helps Jordan with her pregnancy--but what ulterior motives does he have? Meanwhile, Matt tries to put together a Christmas-themed show without being too L.A.-phony, and Harriet gets a movie offer that could advance her career.

Matthew Perry ... Matt Albie

Amanda Peet ... Jordan McDeere

Bradley Whitford ... Danny Tripp

Steven Weber ... Jack Rudolph

D.L. Hughley ... Simon Stiles

Sarah Paulson ... Harriet Hayes

Nate Corddry ... Tom Jeter

Timothy Busfield ... Cal Shanley

Mark McKinney ... Andy Mackinaw

Merritt Wever ... Suzanne

Lucy Davis ... Lucy Kenwright

Columbus Short ... Darius Hawthorne

Nate Torrence ... Dylan Killington

John Mahon ... George

Josh Stamberg ... Luke Scott

Ben Bode ... OB / GYN Doctor (as Ben Bodé)

Scott Lawrence ... NBS Legal Counsel
Juan García ... Network Atty. Ian (as Juan Garcia)

Edward Asner ... Wilson White (as Ed Asner)

Kevin Eubanks ... Kevin Eubanks

William Stanford Davis ... Floor Manager
Trombone Shorty ... Trumpet Player (as Troy Michael Andrews)

Mimi Cozzens ... Mrs. White

Teresa Huang ... Nurse
Larry Stahoviak ... Assistant

William Duffy ... (voice)
Joey Thurston III ... Cue card tech
Bob French ... Drummer (uncredited)
Kirk Joseph ... Sousaphone Player (uncredited)

Farren Monét ... Production Assistant (uncredited)
Roderick Paulin ... Saxophone Player (uncredited)
Daniel Samadani ... Production Assistant (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: Monday

21 January 2007
After the Christmas hiatus, the cast and crew of Studio 60 are back in full force. Jordan must deal with both Danny's advances and Hallie, the new VP of Alternative Programming. Jack and Wilson White continue to fight against the FCC fines, and Jack goes to see Zhang Tao to ask for his help. Simon and Darius fight over a new sketch and Darius' lack of gratitude. And Tom asks Lucy out.

Season 1, Episode 13: The Harriet Dinner: Part I

29 January 2007
Matt's bid to be Harriet's date to a dinner held in her honor ends in a tie--with a 15-year-old Star Wars-obsessed snowboarder. Cal films a promotion for a video game with live snakes, and one gets loose in the studio. When Danny tries to apologize to Jordan for his obsessive behavior, he accidentally locks them both on the roof. Tom breaks his date with Lucy so he can go to Harriet's dinner with Kim Tao on Jack's orders, only to find out that Lucy got an invitation too. Darius and Simon's feud continues.

Season 1, Episode 14: The Harriet Dinner: Part II

4 February 2007
Tom is stuck at the dinner with a drunk Kim Tao who keeps coming on to him. Jordan and Danny get rescued from the roof. Matt and Harriet's relationship falls apart.

Season 1, Episode 15: The Friday Night Slaughter

12 February 2007
Matt recalls how he met Harriet.

Season 1, Episode 16: 4 A.M. Miracle

19 February 2007
Matt has writer block and must deal with a lawyer filing a sexual harassment suit. Harriet continues shooting her movie. Jordan and Danny enter into a contest to see who is the better parent.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Disaster Show

24 May 2007
A wildcat strike and a bomb scare combine to challenge the Studio 60 crew on show night.

Season 1, Episode 18: Breaking News

31 May 2007
Jordan faces a scare with her pregnancy. Tom must deal with a crisis. Matt's drug habit is no longer a secret.

Season 1, Episode 19: K&R: Part 1

7 June 2007
Jordan has surgery as the situation with Tom's brother grows more grim.

Season 1, Episode 20: K&R: Part 2

14 June 2007
Tom's Brother is still captive; Simon talks to the press; the lawyer talks to the ransom liaisons. Matt flashes back to 9/11 censorship. Jordan has her baby.

Season 1, Episode 21: K&R: Part 3

21 June 2007
Jordan faces a new complication, Jack spends time with Simon following the actor's outburst and in flashback we finally see why Matt and Danny left the show five years previously.

Season 1, Episode 22: What Kind of Day Has It Been

28 June 2007
Dawn finally rises after the night from hell with some good news, new beginnings and new additions for some of the cast and crew of the show.

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