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  1. stay tuned
    Why Doesn’t Anyone Care About My Favorite Show?Plus: I keep forgetting what happens on Mad Men.
  2. saturday night live
    Here Are Tracy Morgan’s SNL PromosTracy hosts this Saturday with musical guest Demi Lovato.
  3. party chats
    That Time Tituss Burgess Almost Missed His 30 Rock AuditionWe shudder to think about what might have been.
  4. trailer mix
    Watch a Trailer for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtWelcome to the real world. 
  5. 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 […]
  6. 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 […]
  7. talking about the weather
    Winter Goes Out Fighting, Hurls Chunks of Ice at Tourists Underneath 30 Rock.
  8. spectacles
    Tina Fey’s Tootsie AnxietyRules about glasses and fancy clothes.
  9. 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 […]
  10. 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 […]
  11. 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.”
  12. ‘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 […]
  13. 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 […]
  14. year in culture 2013
    Seitz’s Top Comedy Episodes of 2013See what our TV critic thought was the best of the best.
  15. 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.
  16. 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?
  17. ‘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 […]
  18. mascots
    30 Rock Creator Remembers the Show’s Odd Mascot“The World’s Most Terrifying Sitcom Mascot.”
  19. ‘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 […]
  20. The Collected Wisdom of Tina FeyIt’s obvious Tina Fey is one of the most talented, hard working, and successful people in comedy history. She was the head writer for Saturday […]
  21. Executive Producers For All The Emmy-Nomitated Sitcoms Chatted Today“Half the time the scripts [Louis] gives me, this is not funny at all. But now I know the comedy is going to come.” - Louie executive […]
  22. emmys 2013
    Seitz: The Five Emmy Races I’m Most Excited ForCome on, Jon Hamm!
  23. ‘30 Rock’s Dean Winters to Play Andy Samberg’s Enemy on ‘Brooklyn […]Dean Winters, who you may know from Oz, Law & Order: SVU, or, most importantly, as Beeper King Dennis Duffy on 30 Rock has landed a new TV […]
  24. Jack McBrayer Is the New ‘Breaking Bad’ Drug Lord on ‘Conan’ From last night’s Conan, here’s 30 Rock’s Jack McBrayer as Breaking Bad’s new drug kingpin. It’s not too late to CGI him into the season […]
  25. emmys 2013
    30 Rock Composer on ‘The Rural Juror’ NominationPlus, what he and Tina Fey were doing this morning.
  26. dress up
    See Your Favorite TV Characters Wearing Daft Punk MasksCoach Taylor, Tyrion Lannister, Ron Swanson, and more.
  27. ‘30 Rock’s Judah Friedlander Discusses the Problems with Televised Stand-Up“I find stand-up filmed on television often makes comics who are mediocre look pretty good and comics that are very good look mediocre.” -30 […]
  28. ‘30 Rock’s John Lutz Has Some Solid Advice for Young ImprovisersSNL writer and 30 Rock punching bag John Lutz wrote a piece for the Second City Network called “10 Things to Know About Life After The Second […]
  29. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘30 Rock’ Season 7 on DVD30 Rock ended earlier this year, and although it won’t return for an eighth season, its existing seven seasons are available from now until […]
  30. comedy week
    How Jon Hamm Became America’s Sexiest Comedy NerdA timeline tracing his passage from young SNL addict to suavest podcast goofball ever.
  31. crossovers
    Did Mad Men Reference 30 Rock on Sunday?Who drinks an Old Spanish?
  32. inside the actors studio
    Best of Tina Fey on Inside the Actors StudioFor one: Women, please refrain from eating Lean Cuisine in the workplace.
  33. Five Great Shows That Almost Jumped the SharkBetween the firing of Dan Harmon on Community and the endless retooling (and eventual cancelation) of Up All Night, NBC has filled the current […]
  34. sitcom smackdown
    The Angriest Sex and the City30 Rock CommentsPeople were so angry.
  35. sitcom smackdown
    Jeff Richmond’s Best Musical Moments on 30 RockSo many to choose from! Which made the cut?
  36. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown: Sex and the City vs. 30 RockCarrie vs. Lemon.
  37. Looking Back at ‘30 Rock’ with Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, and the Writers30 Rock is gone. After seven seasons, Liz Lemon is no more. On Wednesday night, her real-life writers, Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Colleen […]
  38. missed opportunities
    Dr. Zizmor Said No to 30 Rock“He’s a doctor.”
  39. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Why Tina Fey Won’t Host the Academy AwardsPlus: Mike Tyson lauded the cocaine diet, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  40. sitcom smackdown
    What’s the Best Sitcom of the Past 30 Years?We kick off our Sitcom Smackdown, a bracket that pits Cheers, The Simpsons, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, and twelve more comedy greats against each other to find the ultimate champion.
  41. ‘Louie,’ ‘Girls,’ ‘Portlandia,’ ‘Modern Family,’ and ‘Simpsons’ Win WGA […]The Writers Guild of America Awards were held this weekend and a lot of critically-acclaimed, beloved comedies won prizes. The three person […]
  42. valentine’s day
    Live Every Day Like It’s Galentine’s DaySend these #RealTalk Valentines to your BFFs.
  43. The Cast and Crew of ‘30 Rock’ Say Goodbye to Tina Fey If you thought you’d never see Tracy Morgan cry, you’re wrong.
  44. vulture reads
    Sunday Reads: Homeland and 30 RockAnother excuse to stay indoors.
  45. week in vulture
    Ten Pop Culture Questions Answered by Vulture This WeekSo many 30 Rock questions.
  46. The ‘30 Rock’ Finale Attracted the Show’s Highest Rating in Two Years, […]30 Rock ended on a high(ish) note last night, ratings-wise. The hour-long series finale was watched by 4.8 million viewers, its best ratings in […]
  47. ratings
    30 Rock Exits With Biggest Audience in Two YearsWhile Do No Harm sank to a record low premiere.
  48. tv review
    Seitz: The 30 Rock Finale Dared Us Not to Cry, and Knew We’d FailRank this send-off up there with Cheers and The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
  49. The ‘30 Rock’ Finale: Goodbye Forever, You Factory Reject DildosWell, those bastards did it. Those magnificent bastards did it. In a world where the desire to make well-crafted, self-aware comedy can turn […]
  50. 30 rock
    30 Rock’s John Lutz and Scott Adsit Have a Long and Weird Conversation “I think all of our favorite moments have to do with our own humiliation.”
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