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NBC Buys New Comedy From Tina Fey

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Writer/actress Tina Fey arrives at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

NBC has ordered thirteen episodes of a new sitcom from Tina Fey and 30 Rock co-mastermind Robert Carlock, the network announced today. The Office's Ellie Kemper is set to star as a woman who moves to New York upon escaping from a doomsday cult. The still-untitled show will debut in the fall of 2014, which is plenty of time to light candles at a variety of Liz Lemon shrines and altars and pray for a good show. Please, television gods, let this be even half as good as it sounds.

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