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

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Aaron Sorkin
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2007   2006  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Matthew Perry ...  Matt Albie 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Amanda Peet ...  Jordan McDeere 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Bradley Whitford ...  Danny Tripp 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Steven Weber ...  Jack Rudolph 22 episodes, 2006-2007
D.L. Hughley ...  Simon Stiles 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Sarah Paulson ...  Harriet Hayes 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Nate Corddry ...  Tom Jeter 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Timothy Busfield ...  Cal Shanley 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Nate Torrence ...  Dylan Killington 19 episodes, 2006-2007
Lucy Davis ...  Lucy Kenwright 15 episodes, 2006-2007
Ayda Field ...  Jeannie Whatley 15 episodes, 2006-2007
Camille Chen ...  Samantha Li 14 episodes, 2006-2007
Simon Helberg ...  Alex Dwyer 13 episodes, 2006-2007
Merritt Wever ...  Suzanne 12 episodes, 2006-2007
Mark McKinney ...  Andy Mackinaw 10 episodes, 2006-2007
Columbus Short ...  Darius Hawthorne 10 episodes, 2006-2007
John F. Carpenter ...  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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Comedy | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The show's production logo features a picture of a shoe with the word "money" underneath. "Shoe Money Tonight" was the title of season one, episode ten of Sports Night (1998). It is a catchphrase that Dana Whitaker uses while playing poker with her boss, Isaac Jaffe. See more »

Goofs

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

Matt Albie: Look, I hate Los Angeles just like everybody else, but I have to work here because in any other part of the country I'm unemployable.
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Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.27 (2016) See more »

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Great show!
14 August 2006 | by bromley-6See all my reviews

Saw the pilot on NetFlix, and it's everything one should expect from Sorkin, Schlamme and this cast...sharp, tense, funny, and exhilarating television. Even if you don't care about behind-the-scenes drama or live TV or Saturday Night Live (which the show is based on), check this out...it's got a ton of drama, heart, and fun. Hopefully Sorkin will take time to develop each character. My only issue with the episode is that there's too much to cover, so we only get quick glosses of characters, but it's just a pilot, so it's OK to serve as an introduction. Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Brad Whitford, Timothy Busfield are all perfectly cast and show new range. Can't wait for the season to get going.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Studio 7 on the Sunset Strip See more »

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1.78 : 1
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