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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 

A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy television show.

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Aaron Sorkin
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Matthew Perry ...  Matt Albie 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Amanda Peet ...  Jordan McDeere 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Bradley Whitford ...  Danny Tripp 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Steven Weber ...  Jack Rudolph 22 episodes, 2006-2007
D.L. Hughley ...  Simon Stiles 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Sarah Paulson ...  Harriet Hayes 22 episodes, 2006-2007
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Ayda Field ...  Jeannie Whatley 15 episodes, 2006-2007
Camille Chen ...  Samantha Li 15 episodes, 2006-2007
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Merritt Wever ...  Suzanne 12 episodes, 2006-2007
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John F. Carpenter ...  Herb Sheldon 9 episodes, 2006-2007
Joey Thurston III Joey Thurston III ...  Cue card tech / ... 9 episodes, 2006-2007
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A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy television show.

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

CTV [Canada] | NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Studio 7 on the Sunset Strip See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Matthew Perry originally turned down the role of Matt Albie, but Aaron Sorkin did not want to have anyone else play the part, and apparently would not take "No" for an answer. Perry reconsidered, and decided to jump on board. See more »

Goofs

In many episodes the countdown clock in Matt's office jumps back and forth. Also, in many cases, after doing some math, it is obvious the clock is not accurate. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Matt Albie: SUZANNE!
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Connections

Referenced in The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.83 (2010) See more »

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Edgy, quick and dark
11 August 2006 | by Becky-61See all my reviews

There are (delightful) shades of Sports Night's Dan & Casey combo in this very well written series. Matthew Perry was right to wait for the perfect project to come along. From the looks of it, Studio 60 will let him do what he has seldom been afforded the opportunity to do, and that is subtle comedy with an edge. West Wing fans will have no problem accepting Bradley Whitford in this decidedly un-Josh Lyman role. Rounding out the core cast are some of Hollywood's most interesting and under-cast actors, including D.L. Hughley, Sarah Pauley (perhaps this will finally be the break out that she deserves) and Steven Webber. And Amanda Peete is magnetic in her return to both the small screen and to center stage, as a driven and enigmatic young television exec. Aaron Sorkin & Tommy Schlamme deliver once again.


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