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"Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" Pilot (2006)

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Director:
Writers:
Aaron Sorkin (created by)
Aaron Sorkin (written by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Pilot on IMDbPro.
Original Air Date:
26 August 2006 (Season 1, Episode 1)
Genre:
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

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 ... Zelda (as Vernee Watson-Johnson)

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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samantha Schacher ... Waitress

Felicity Huffman ... Herself (uncredited)

Diana Maria Riva ... Lilly Rodriguez (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Thomas Schlamme 
 
Writing credits
Aaron Sorkin (created by)

Aaron Sorkin (written by)

Produced by
Desiree J. Cadena .... associate producer
Sarah Caplan .... producer
Julie DeJoie .... associate producer
Mindy Kanaskie .... associate producer
Lauren Lohman .... associate producer
Thomas Schlamme .... executive producer
Aaron Sorkin .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
W.G. Snuffy Walden 
 
Cinematography by
Thomas Del Ruth (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Rob Seidenglanz 
 
Casting by
Francine Maisler 
Cami Patton  (as Camille H. Patton)
 
Production Design by
Carlos Barbosa 
 
Art Direction by
Tim Beach (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Kate Sullivan 
 
Costume Design by
Kathryn Morrison 
 
Makeup Department
Mary Burton .... key makeup artist
Susan Carol Schwary .... key hair stylist
Kamaura Eley .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Suzanne Geiger .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William M. Connor .... first assistant director (as William M. Conner)
Kristen Ploucha .... second assistant director
John Nolan .... additional second assistant director (uncredited)
Paul Schmitz .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Gabriel Higgins .... property master
Victor Anderson .... propmaker (uncredited)
Michael Diersing .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Craig Gadsby .... leadman (uncredited)
Melissa Givens .... buyer (uncredited)
Latanya Marble .... set dresser (uncredited)
Matthew McKee .... set decorating assistant (uncredited)
Ken Scaife .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Jeff Shewbert .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Mike Stassi .... set designer (uncredited)
Adam Tankell .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Jim Wallis .... set designer (uncredited)
Lynette Wich .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Ron Yates .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael Crabtree .... foley artist
Catherine Flynn .... dialogue editor
Thomas A. Harris .... supervising sound editor
Dan Hiland .... re-recording mixer
Frank D. Menges .... sound mixer
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor
Gary D. Rogers .... re-recording mixer (as Gary Rogers)
Al Gomez .... foley mixer & editor (uncredited)
Eric Gotthelf .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Charles Hamilton .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Ross Levy .... utility sound technician (uncredited)
Wayne O'Brien .... m&e re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Troy Porter .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Tom Ruff .... foley mixer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Armen V. Kevorkian .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Jason Michael Zimmerman .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kiley Etter .... rigging electric
Patrick Bensimmon .... camera loader (uncredited)
Ben Betts .... key video engineer (uncredited)
Sean W. Del Ruth .... film loader (uncredited)
Casey Green .... video playback operator (uncredited)
Frederick Iannone .... camera operator (uncredited)
Justin M. Lubin .... still photographer (uncredited)
Lance Oyabu .... electrician (uncredited)
John Pedone .... lighting console operator (uncredited)
Michael Piekutowski .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Jeremy Schonwald .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Penny Sprague .... first assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Michael Witczak .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Lauren Grey .... casting associate
Merry Alderman .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Veronica Aragon .... extras casting (uncredited)
Katie Taylor .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Servera Jr. .... wardrobe production assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Tracy Barroga .... post-production coordinator (as Tracy K. Barroga)
Matthew Colonna .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Jonathan Poirier .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Andres Olalla .... location assistant (uncredited)
Paul Schreiber .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michael Alexander .... music editor
Ann Kline .... music supervisor
Stacey Lee .... music production supervisor
A. Patrick Rose .... composer: additional music
A. Patrick Rose .... orchestrator
Sarah Sheehe .... music supervisor
Pakk Hui .... score preparation (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Rick Kelleher .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Jerry Smith .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
D.L. Hughley .... consultant
Hilary Momberger-Powers .... script supervisor (as Hilary Momberger)
Jamie Tarses .... consultant
Dana Warning .... assistant to co-executive producer
Bob Claster .... teleprompter operator (uncredited)
Amy D'Alessandro .... titles and graphics (uncredited)
Jonathan Deiner .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Jack Gutowitz .... writing assistant (uncredited)
Jack E. Herman .... extras set coordinator (uncredited)
Charissa McLain .... production office coordinator (uncredited)
Aaron Pelman .... production administrator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
60 min
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
On the DVD commentary, it is revealed that the first scenes Matthew Perry shot as "Matt Albie" were those at the awards dinner.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Matt Albie:But it's gonna be our show now, and only one of us can screw up at a time and I think that we both know that most of the time, it's gonna be me. You're the big shoulders.
Danny Tripp:I hear you.
Matt Albie:Good, cause I don't remember what I just said.
Danny Tripp:I do.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Lush LifeSee more »

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