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]
 
Tina Fey's Show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Is Moving from NBC to Netflix
by Megh Wright Great news for Tina Fey fans: While Fox passed on Fey's show Cabot College, her NBC show starring Ellie Kemper is making a move to streaming. Deadline reports that the Fey and Robert Carlock-created Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (previously titled Tooken) has now moved from NBC to Netflix... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey, Fortune Feimster comedy headed to ABC
Tina Fey is still trying to make comedian Fortune Feimster a star. After not having their Feimster-led comedy Cabot College picked up at Fox this year, Fey is executive producing a project for ABC with the former Chelsea Lately panelist as her lead. The untitled project will be set in North Carolina... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey and Fortune Feimster team up for ABC comedy pilot
Tina Fey is once again teaming up with comedian Fortune Feimster for another comedy pilot. Earlier the pair had worked together on Fey’s pilot Cabot College, which was ultimately turned down. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the two are working together on a new semi-autobiographical ... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey and Fortune Feimster Are Developing a Comedy for ABC
by Megh Wright Fortune Feimster might be getting her own semi-autobiographical sitcom. THR reports that Feimster has teamed up with Tina Fey, Matt Hubbard, and Robert Carlock for a multi-cam comedy based on Feimster's life with a script commitment from ABC. The untitled series is set in Feimster's h... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman claims she (not Tina Fey) played Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live (Video)
After leaving the Saturday Night Live writers room 20 years ago, Sarah Silverman returns this week to host the iconic sketch show with musical guest Maroon 5. Silverman is joined by SNL veteran Taran Killam in this week’s NBC promos for the show, wherein Silverman reveals a new character, clai... [Read More]
 
Tina Fey Got Alec Baldwin Masks for Her Daughter's Birthday Party
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Tina Fey's visit to the Late Night desk last night, in which she tells Meyers about her older daughter's recent surprise Lemony Snicket-themed birthday party that accidentally resulted in a bunch of little girls wearing Alec Baldwin masks. Click through for some mor... [Read More]
 
Watch Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, and More in the 1997 Second City Sketch "Grandma's Records"
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]