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Great News 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2017–2018)
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A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at her new job, which comes with many challenges.


Tracey Wigfield




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2018   2017  
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Series cast summary:
Briga Heelan ...  Katie Wendelson 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Andrea Martin ...  Carol Wendelson 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Adam Campbell ...  Greg Walsh 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Nicole Richie ...  Portia Scott-Griffith 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Horatio Sanz ...  Justin 23 episodes, 2017-2018
John Michael Higgins ...  Chuck Pierce 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Tracey Wigfield ...  Beth Vierk 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Brad Morris ...  Gene 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Sheaun McKinney ...  Wayne 15 episodes, 2017-2018
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A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at her new job, which comes with many challenges.

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Tina Fey is an executive producer. The show shares a similar comedic tone as her previous series 30 Rock (2006) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015), as well as some writers. See more »

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Great News is a delightful masterpiece!

Great News, even though it was short-lived, is worth a binge watch. While it has it's issues, which many have pointed out, check the dates those reviews were posted on. The negative ones were mostly posted in 2017, during the show's first season. However, the series solved it's issues by the time the fifth episode of the season aired. But, it wasn't until the seventh episode that the series truly began to shine. It is one the best sitcoms to air on NBC this decade. It's so witty and humorous. Each character really comes into their own after a handful of episodes. The character of Chuck, played by John Micheal Higgins, is the most lovable of them all. His charm is irresistible and I found myself enjoying his portrayal most of all. Give a watch and stick with it, it gets better, even when you think it's already at it's best. Support the series online, and tweet at Hulu or Netflix to pick-up the series for a third season, if you like it. It deserves to thrive like Tina Fey's other Netflix sitcom, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which is also quite funny, but not as funny as Great News.

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Release Date:

25 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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