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30 Rock 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2006–2013)
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Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.

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Series cast summary:
Tina Fey ...  Liz Lemon / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Tracy Morgan ...  Tracy Jordan / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Jack McBrayer ...  Kenneth Parcell / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Scott Adsit ...  Pete Hornberger / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Judah Friedlander ...  Frank Rossitano / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Alec Baldwin ...  Jack Donaghy / ... 138 episodes, 2006-2013
Jane Krakowski ...  Jenna Maroney / ... 137 episodes, 2006-2013
Keith Powell ...  Toofer / ... 130 episodes, 2006-2013
Katrina Bowden ...  Cerie 99 episodes, 2006-2013
Kevin Brown ...  Dot Com 84 episodes, 2006-2013
Grizz Chapman ...  Grizz 80 episodes, 2006-2013
John Lutz ...  J.D. Lutz / ... 77 episodes, 2006-2013
Maulik Pancholy ...  Jonathan 62 episodes, 2006-2013
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Storyline

Elizabeth "Liz" Lemon (Tina Fey) is the executive show runner for a late night sketch comedy show called "The Girlie Show", that stars her close friend and major drama queen Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski). When GE hires a new Executive Vice President for NBC named Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin), he decides to take Liz Lemon under his wing and turn around TGS, which for years has been unable to find the proper audience it deserves. So to do so, he brings on unhinged, wildly unpredictable star Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) to turn the series into a ratings hit. But Liz soon finds out that controlling her oddball writing staff, the NBC page program, keeping Tracy on a short leash, and getting him to get along with Jenna proves to be one disaster after another. Will TGS ever see true success? And will Liz find the right partner to get married and start a family? Written by halo1k

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English

Release Date:

11 October 2006 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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In addition to Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jason Sudeikis, and Rachel Dratch, many Saturday Night Live (1975) alumni were on this show over the years, including Chris Parnell as Dr. Spaceman, the late Jan Hooks as Jenna's mother, Verna Maloney, Will Ferrell as Shane Hunter, Fred Armisen as Frank 2.0, Bill Hader as Kevin, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Liz in a live episode, Rob Riggle as Reggie, Bobby Moynihan as Stewart Derr, Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Patricia, Andy Samberg as himself, Kristen Wiig as Candice Van Der Shark , Amy Poehler as young Liz, Don Pardo as Sid the announcer, Horatio Sanz as Maynard, Molly Shannon as Katherine Catherine, and Lorne Michaels as Reverend Gimp. Conan O'Brien, a former Saturday Night Live (1975) writer from 1987-1991, also appeared as himself in two episodes, and was the inspiration for season four, episode eighteen, "Khonani". See more »

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Jack: All of my summer replacement shows were big hits: "America's Next Top Pirate", "Are You Stronger Than a Dog?", "MILF Island"...
Liz Lemon: "MILF Island"?
Jack: Twenty-five super-hot moms, 50 eighth-grade boys, no rules.
Liz Lemon: Oh yeah, didn't one of those women turn out to be a prostitute?
Jack: That doesn't mean she's not a wonderful, caring MILF.
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The Best Writing on TV
5 January 2007 | by newtongopSee all my reviews

If you've watched SNL this year (2006 -2007) you realize just how much they miss Tina Fey's writing. I think last night was episode 8 and like all previous shows it was "laugh out loud" funny. "Red wine is just not your drink", Jane Krakowski's character tells Fey's Liz Lemon. Fey has surrounded herself with some terrific unknowns including a guy who looks a lot like Jimmie Fallon who did some unfreeking believable impressions last night. Alec Baldwin WILL win the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor. Even Tracy Morgan, never my favorite on SNL, is terrific as the Martin Lawrence-esquire insane 'star'. Tina Fey has always been the reluctant sex symbol but she 'takes one for the team' and has done several episodes dressed to the nines causing jaws to drop across America. Now that the show is part of the best NBC Thursday lineup assembled since the Seinfeld-Frasier days, look for a long, healthy life for "30 Rock".


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