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.
Did You Know?
In the commentary track included on the DVD, Sorkin and Thomas Schlamme
reveal that Bradley Whitford
's scenes in the pilot were shot while he was still finishing up work on the final season of The West Wing
(1999) (hence his absence in two of the final three episodes of "The West Wing"). Schlamme also says that he, Whitford and other casting staff made conscious, deliberate effort to help Whitford create an entirely new character and 'check' himself from employing as few of the mannerisms as possible on which he relied in the portrayal of his longtime "The West Wing" character Josh Lyman. See more
Danny remarks that his cocaine relapse occurred over a long weekend and that he now has only 8 days of sobriety under his belt. However, as the Pilot takes place on a Friday that would put the 3rd day of his long weekend at Thursday of the proceeding week. See more
They broke up.
Oh no! Why?
Because he couldn't stop himself from speaking.
I was right, she was wrong, I'm all about the truth, partner.
References The 700 Club