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‘Saturday Night Live’s ‘Studio 60’ Moment

For comedy professionals in particular, Aaron Sorkin’s hilariously self-righteous camp classic Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip has to be one of the most hate-watched and lovingly maligned pop culture misfires of all time. The show furiously [...]

By Nathan Rabin

Inside ‘Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip’ with Matt Albie

This fall, the long-running NBS sketch show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is set to enter its 29th season, and no one has been a larger part of the program's success than its head writer and executive producer Matt Albie, who has been a major [...]

By Bradford Evans

Serious Comedy at Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip’

In the war of the low-rated backstage-at-Saturday-Night-Live TV shows, there can be only one. And in 2006’s race to viewership mediocrity, Tina Fey’s 30 Rock, which spoofed her time as SNL’s head writer, was Christopher Lambert. And we’re all [...]

By Matt Schimkowitz

The 20 Specials of Christmas: Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

I had to. I know that Studio 60 isn't a comedy, it's a drama about a comedy. But this is every reason that basic premise failed. It's an episode about a comedy show putting on a Christmas special that's neither funny nor filled with any sense [...]

By Mike Drucker

Studio 60 Characters’ Twitter Ghostwriters Finally Unveiled

So the New York Times ran an article today about how Twitter is "a virtual workshop" for "performers and writers up and down the comedy food chain." The Times, ladies and gentlemen, is always on the cutting edge of new trends. But amid the [...]

By Hallie Cantor