• 30 Rock recap: “I Heart Connecticut”

    Dear God. Two weeks?! The gaps between these episodes are giving me some serious anxiety attacks, you guys! This week’s episode began with Liz and Kenneth’s desperate hunt for Tracy Jordan. TGS is circling the drain, and unless they can find their star – everyone’s jobs are kaput. For one of the first times in the show’s history, Liz seems totally uncertain about the future of the show. Jenna doesn’t

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit

    Listen, dudes. There’s a lot going on in the world of comedy these days. And we pride ourselves in getting you all that info as quickly as possible through our daily comedy news posts. But sometimes things crop up and it’s not really worth a full post, but it is worth a mention. Enter “Comedy kibbles and bits: morning links about comedian shit,” your one-stop link post to get your

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    Who tells the best Tracy Morgan story– Jack McBrayer, Tina Fey or Luke Wilson?

    On tonight’s episode of Conan (11 pm EST), 30 Rock’s Jack McBrayer visits Coco. As is the case with seemingly every 30 Rock cast member interview, the discussion disintegrates accelerates into a discussion about working with Tracy Morgan, who, as you know, is the oddest person alive. Check out the clip below. So this got me thinking about two other Tracy Morgan stories we’ve posted about in the past; both

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    If Alec Baldwin leaves, its best that 30 Rock just ends

    Last night, at a fundraising gala for something-that-I-have-never-heard-of-because-I’m-not-fancy, Alec Baldwin was given an award to thank him for his dedication to the art and culture of NYC. Prior to his acceptance speech, he told reporters that the 2011-2012 season of 30 Rock will be its last. Their contracts are expiring, he explained, and Tina Fey is going on to a career of directing and writing film. Of course, I thought

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    30 Rock recap: TGS Hates Women

    Episode : “TGS Hates Women” Liz Lemon’s opinions as a feminist have been no secret on 30 Rock over the last five seasons. Sidenotes about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anna Howard Shaw and, of course, the Sugarbaker women, have crept up over the years to indicate Liz’s love of lady power. This episode tested Liz’s beliefs, after a pop-culture focused feminist blog (aptly titled ‘Joan of Snark’…genius) claims that TGS “hates

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    30 Rock recap: It’s Never Too Late For Now

    What does every self-respecting career woman with a love for sandwiches do when she breaks up with Matt Damon? She buys a fannypack and gives up on any hope for a romantic future. This week’s 30 Rock highlighted just that event in our dear Liz Lemon’s life. After breaking up with crazy-dreamboat-pilot Carol, Liz pops a banana clip in her hair, rocks sweatpants tucked into Ugg boots, and buys a

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    Tina Fey wins Mark Twain award, anwers fan questions; PBS will air event Sunday

    Last night, comedy queen Tina Fey joined the ranks of Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and Bill Cosby as she was honored with the Mark Twain Prize in American Humor. As you could guess from the partial list of past recipients, Fey is the youngest — she’s 40 — to snag the award; and she’s only the third woman to do so. But before the event, Fey answered questions from fans

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    Is Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impression getting tired? You tell us.

    After spending some time out of the political satire loop, Tina Fey reprised her Sarah Palin impression— but this time, is was at the request of David Letterman. The coy Fey, last night, claimed she wasn’t even sure if she could pull off the impression anymore. But Tina takes a shot, dropping lines like “All her ‘mama grizzlies’ are winnin’ and they’re … goin’ ta Washington, and they’re gonna flip

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    Comedy Central’s autism benefit airs Thursday, quirky items on auction now

    What’s the secret to making Hot Pockets diarrhea proof? Well, what if those Hot Pockets were signed by Jim Gaffigan? Right, you’d still have the runs, but you’d have a swell conversation piece. Gaffigan’s autographed Hot Pockets are just one of many quirky items being auctioned off for Comedy Central’s benefit Night of Too Many Stars which airs this Thursday at 9pm EST. The fundraiser, featuring a comically overbooked line-up

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    Tina Fey to be presented with comedy award; Cosby, Carlin, Pryor are past honorees

    Tina Fey has recently been announced to be the 2010 recipient of the highly prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; making her the youngest recipient ever for the award. She’s set to receive the prize Nov. 9 in Washington D.C., in a ceremony that in the past has seen appearances from some of the most prestigious faces in comedy, including David Letterman, Bob Newhart and Robin Williams. In reference

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    Tina Fey honored at women’s conference

    Congratulations goes out to the hilarious Tina Fey, who was honored today at the 40th Annual Matrix Awards. The awards luncheon was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and honors the top women in communications. Fey continues to produce countless formats of comedy, starring as Liz Lemon in the NBC hit 30 Rock, starring in the newly released 20th Century Fox comedy Date Night opposite Steve Carell

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    Tina Fey was a welcome change to SNL, but episode still suffered

    When Tina Fey was announced as the upcoming host of SNL, my gut reaction was simply “YES!” After all, when a talented member of the cast – and in this case an amazing writer, too – returns, it’s an event. So, hope immediately went sky high for really crisp writing and delivery. Then the promos started running, and my gut reaction was “OH NO!” The three spots with Fred Armisen

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    It's official: Tina Fey returns to Saturday Night Live as Sarah Palin

    Back in February, it seemed all but certain that Tina Fey would, indeed return to Saturday Night Live to do her infamous impression of Sarah Palin. Though the folks at SNL were careful about commenting or confirming, today we’ve learned that it’s official. Tina Fey will become Palin once more! And it’s happening this weekend! On the Today, Fey confirmed the rumors. She added: “I haven’t been watching her on

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    Tina Fey reveals Conan, Leno-inspired ’30 Rock’ finale plot (VIDEO)

    On the season finale of NBC and Tina Fey’s ultra-mega hit love child, 30 Rock, the Divine Ms. F is playing things a little dirty. Apparently – as our not-so-secret sources at Movieline.com have revealed – there’s going to be a little bit of Conan-gate in the episode’s upcoming plotline. All this comes on the heels of an appearance Our Lady Tina made on the BBC’s Friday Night with Jonathan

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