There are echoes of 30 Rock in Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which should be expected given it comes from the same writing duo: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.
But the Ellie Kemper comedy, premiering March 6 on Netflix after initial plans to air on NBC were scrapped in favor of a streaming deal and a sophomore pickup, also shares 30 Rock's Silvercup Studios home, much of the same crew and a star in Jane Krawkowski.
The 30 Rock veteran is set to star as a billionaire real estate developer, divorced father, philanthropist, society fixture and celebrated libertine who unexpectedly becomes mayor of New York City. After a heated bidding war, the hourlong entry has landed in development at HBO.
MSNBC fell victim to a crude prank call on Thursday.
A man claiming to be New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell, who was a passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight that skidded off the runway, told the network's Andrea Mitchell that he was "fine" but that the event had been "scary."
When does Empire hit its crescendo? Logic says it would have been weeks ago, but the Fox drama has grown yet again — hitting a 5.7 rating among adults 18-49 during its ninth episode on Wednesday night. And that's just the preliminary score.
Still obsessed with Frozen? No worries — so is Vince Vaughn, via his daughter.
The Unfinished Business actor lightheartedly noted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that his four-year-old, Lochlyn, is obsessed with acting likeElsa "like it is her job. ... Elsa, which is the one that my daughter really seems to idolize, she doesn’t want to get too close to anyone, because she’ll hurt them, she’ll freeze them and she’ll cause them pain, so she has to shut herself out.