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30 Rock

  1. what could've been
    Lemon, a 30 Rock Spinoff Was So Close to HappeningAlec Baldwin backed out of the show, which revolved around Jack Donaghy becoming NYC’s mayor.
  2. chat room
    Alec Baldwin on Why Celebs Are Rushing to Host Game Shows“It was very, very, very convenient.”
  3. vulture lists
    Your Handy Guide to Tina Fey’s Favorite ActorsCall it her very funny TV universe.
  4. Why Comedies Make the Best Binge-WatchesThe drama binge is so often a fling. A comedy binge can feel more like a real relationship.
  5. Tina Fey Talks to Jimmy Fallon About the Potential Future of ‘30 Rock’ Tiny Fey was on The Tonight Show on Thursday to promote the Mean Girls musical, and she addressed a rumor – that she started – regarding a […]
  6. Hypothesis: Season Two Is the Best or Worst Season of Every ShowScandal? The best! Friday Night Lights? The worst!
  7. ‘Great News’ Will Fill the ‘30 Rock’-Sized Hole in Your HeartIn this era of “peak TV” it’s easy for genuinely great comedies to fly under the radar. But as more and more streaming shows create tons of […]
  8. new yorker festival 2017
    Jon Hamm’s Number-One Rule for Comedy: ‘Do Anything Tina Fey Says’The Hamm hath spoken.
  9. vulture lists
    The 12 Most Essential 30 Rock Episodes to Watch on HuluTina Fey’s groundbreaking sitcom is now streaming on Hulu.
  10. the streaming wars
    Suck It, Netflix! 30 Rock Is Going to Hulu This OctoberParenthood and Paul Reiser’s former Seeso series There’s Johnny are also coming to Hulu.
  11. Coming to Hulu: Every Episode of ‘30 Rock’ and Paul Reiser’s ‘There’s […]Hulu just struck a deal with NBCUniversal that includes new exclusive homes for 30 Rock right as it leaves Netflix as well Paul Reiser’s show […]
  12. vulture lists
    What’s Leaving Netflix: October 2017Blerg! What will we do without 30 Rock?
  13. The Perpetually Underrated Versatility of Chris ParnellWhen Will Ferrell left Saturday Night Live in May 2002, his final episode ended with his castmates sharing stories about their time working […]
  14. the industry
    Why How I Met Your Mother and 30 Rock Are Leaving NetflixFriday Night Lights is also set to leave Netflix at the end of November, per multiple reports.
  15. revival fever
    NBC’s Revival Ideas Keep Getting Rejected by Aaron Sorkin, Tina Fey, and OthersAaron Sorkin: “Some day I’d love to revisit [The West Wing], but it’s not going to happen right now.”
  16. Can NBC Strike Gold Twice with Its New Sitcoms?Time is cyclical, and one of the most readily available places for supporting evidence is network television programming. With its triptych of […]
  17. tv universes
    The One 30 Rock Cameo That Nearly Found Its Way Into Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtIt’s the truth, dammit.
  18. last night on late night
    Tracy Morgan Still Thinks His 30 Rock Co-star Jack McBrayer’s Name Is Kenneth“Bless his heart. I’ve been called worse.”
  19. what could have been
    Alec Baldwin’s First Reaction to Meeting Tina Fey Was to Ask If She Was Single“I had the same reaction that I’m sure many men and women have: I fell in love.”
  20. what to stream now
    Where to Stream Carrie Fisher’s Best Non–Star Wars WorkFisher may be best known as Princess Leia, but her legacy goes far beyond Star Wars
  21. from the archives
    New York’s First Impressions of 9 Legendary TV ComediesLooking back at season one, episode one of Saturday Night Live, All in the Family, 30 Rock, and more.
  22. last night on late night
    Alec Baldwin Did His Tracy Morgan Impression“Somebody in here gonna get pregnant.”
  23. speeeech!
    Tina Fey: Bob Greenblatt Gave Great UKS Notes“I have to say that Bob gave us the most succinct and cogent notes I have ever received from any executive on any project.”
  24. vulture compendium
    30 Rock References in Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtThere are dozens of tiny references for the devoted 30 Rock fan.
  25. jokes
    Why Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season Two Feels More Like 30 RockJokes! Wonderful jokes! Wonderful, hard, writers’ jokes!
  26. Actor, SAG President, and ‘30 Rock’ Alum Ken Howard Dies at 71One of 30 Rock’s friendliest faces has passed away. Earlier today, it was confirmed that longtime actor and Screen Actors Guild president Ken […]
  27. obits
    Ken Howard, Character Actor and Union President, Dies at 71Howard appeared in Crossing Jordan, 30 Rock, and 1776.
  28. ‘30 Rock’ Delivered a Hit When it Became a Show Within a Show ‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a […]
  29. as told to
    How 30 Rock’s Classic Leap Day Episode Came to BeHappy Merlinpeen!
  30. The Many Faces of Rachel Dratch on ‘30 Rock’ In the original pilot of 30 Rock, Rachel Dratch played the role of Jenna, Liz’s friend and the star of The Girlie Show, but she was let go […]
  31. Every Hint and Reference to Kenneth’s Immortality on ’30 Rock’A list of every reference to Kenneth Parcell’s immortality, from his questionable age to the strange details of his personal life.
  32. Sarah Palin Made a ‘30 Rock’ Parody with John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and […]Not to be outdone by Ted Cruz’s Christmas “parody ad,” Sarah Palin has thrown her hat into the comedy ring this week by teaming up […]
  33. tracy morgan
    Tracy Morgan on What Helped His Crash Recovery“I survived that car crash for a reason.”
  34. stay tuned
    Why Doesn’t Anyone Care About My Favorite Show?Plus: I keep forgetting what happens on Mad Men.
  35. saturday night live
    Here Are Tracy Morgan’s SNL PromosTracy hosts this Saturday with musical guest Demi Lovato.
  36. party chats
    That Time Tituss Burgess Almost Missed His 30 Rock AuditionWe shudder to think about what might have been.
  37. trailer mix
    Watch a Trailer for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtWelcome to the real world. 
  38. Watch Debra Downing and a Shirtless Jack McBrayer Argue at Second City in […]Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  39. Buzz Aldrin Loved Doing ‘30 Rock’“My father, in 1925, 1926, in the Reserve of the Air Corps, worked as Aviation Fuel Manager for Standard Oil of New Jersey, that’s where I […]
  40. Here’s a Compilation of Homeless Hannibal Buress Scenes from ‘30 Rock’ In addition to being a 30 Rock writer, Hannibal Buress had the distinct honor of getting to play the show’s trademark homeless guy and was […]
  41. How ‘Family Guy’ Gets the Comedic Cutaway So WrongBy now, the cutaway has become a television comedy staple, allowing programs to reveal information, flashback, build on a joke, or […]
  42. chat room
    Cristin Milioti on HIMYM and ‘Sexy Baby Voice’“If my daughter speaks like that, I might slap her or at least shake her or something.”
  43. ‘30 Rock,’ ‘The Colbert Report,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ and ‘Veep’ Win Writers […]The 2014 WGA Awards were handed out over the weekend, and a few comedies came home with recognition for their writing. Veep won the Comedy […]
  44. Talking to Tracey Wigfield About Writing for ‘The Mindy Project’ and ‘30 […]When 30 Rock finished shooting in December of 2012, Tracey Wigfield had 10 days to decide to move to LA to work on The Mindy Project. She made […]
  45. year in culture 2013
    Seitz’s Top Comedy Episodes of 2013See what our TV critic thought was the best of the best.
  46. the quote quiz
    Can You Guess Famous 30 Rock Quotes From Just a GIF or Freeze-Frame?This week, we’re all about Liz Lemon and her crew.
  47. year in culture 2013
    A Ranking of 11 Movie Franchises, TV Shows, and Book Series That Ended in 2013How satisfying were the conclusions to 30 Rock, Allegiant, and other pop-culture staples?
  48. ‘30 Rock’ and ‘Arrested Development’ Are Among This Year’s SAG NomineesThe Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced this morning, and aside from the predictable love for Veep, The Big Bang Theory, and Modern […]
  49. mascots
    30 Rock Creator Remembers the Show’s Odd Mascot“The World’s Most Terrifying Sitcom Mascot.”
  50. ‘30 Rock’, ‘Parks and Rec’, and All the Other Shows You’d Expect Get WGA […]The Writers Guild of America announced the nominees for the 2014 WGA Awards in TV, and the list was full of few surprises. Usual suspects […]
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