Tina Fey Reunites with ’30 Rock’ Team for New Comedy

by | August 15, 2013 at 8:45 AM | 30 Rock, Fall TV 2013, TV News

Tina Fey (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

NBC has purchased the rights to a new comedy that is executive-produced by “30 Rock” writers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

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The still-untitled series, led by former “30 Rock” writer Colleen McGuiness, is described as a “character-driven workplace comedy where a young woman in search of reconnecting with her father finds a new home and family on Fire Island.” The show will be produced by Fey’s new production company, Little Stranger, reports Deadline.

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McGuinness worked as a writer, producer and story editor on a handful of shows (including the NBC hospital drama “Mercy”) before joining “30 Rock” for the acclaimed comedy’s sixth season. “30 Rock” concluded its seventh and final season in January.

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For Fey, a mother of two with a blooming film career, the producer role seems like a good fit. In a Rolling Stone cover profile on the end of 30 Rock, series star Alec Baldwin said Fey appeared to be “wiped out” by the show’s draining schedule.

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