Watch Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit, and More Improvise an NPR Show in 1997
by Megh Wright 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 their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: we saw into the future
With the end of the year in plain sight, we’re hearing more about what’s in store for 2015 than about what’s going on in the present day. This week’s most exciting moments looked forward a bit, with news about future awards host and season premieres dominating headlines. But ... [Read More]
 
Netflix's Ted Sarandos Drops Some Hints About Tina Fey's New Show
by Megh Wright Last month, Netflix made a surprise move when they grabbed Tina Fey's in-the-works NBC sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt starring Ellie Kemper. Speaking to Vulture, Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos revealed how exactly the series made the jump from network to streaming in j... [Read More]
 
New Golden Globes promos show Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back
Award season is fast approaching, and I’m going to go ahead and say the 2015 Golden Globes will be the best show. Why is that? Oh, why because Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be back at helm hosting the festivities. NBC has released new promos for the 2015 Golden Globes with Fey and Poehler [&he... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler talk fashion in Golden Globes promo (Video)
The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards are not until Jan 11, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to hype the event. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the lovely folks in charge of the popularity contest awards show hired the Baby Mama stars to host... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Return in This 2015 Golden Globes Promo
by Megh Wright Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting the Golden Globes for the third time in January, and NBC recently released the first promo featuring the ladies revealing what they're wearing for the big show. In the meantime, check out Fey and Poehler's opening monologues from the 2013 and 2014 ... [Read More]
 
Saturday Night's Children: Tina Fey (2000-2006)
by Megh Wright Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 39 years. In our column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member every other week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure. Af... [Read More]
 
Netflix nabs Ellie Kemper’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from NBC for two-season commitment
In a stunning move, NBC has agreed to free one of its upcoming sitcoms from the clutches of its "drama-heavy" primetime slate to find an audience and grow for at least the next two years on Netflix. Netflix announced Friday night it had picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -- starring Ellie Kemper an... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper sitcom “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” jumps from NBC to Netflix
Well nobody saw this one coming. Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starring Ellie Kemper, is moving from NBC to Netflix. The series was originally in development with the network, home of Fey’s former jobs SNL and 30 Rock, and scheduled for a March 2015. Acc... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC
In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought exclusive rights ... [Read More]