Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
First Aired: September 18th, 2006
Status: Ended
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Air Time: Monday, 10:00 PM
Network: NBC
Summary: Aaron Sorkin, the mastermind behind "West Wing" and "Sports Night" brings NBC's next great drama, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Featuring an all-star cast in front of and behind the camera, such as "Friends" alum Matthew Perry, "West Wing" alum Bradley Whitford, plus the talented Amanda Peet, D.L. Hughley, Richard Schiff and veteran Ed Asner. Sorkin, who will handle much of the writing duties, makes sure this vehicle promises to be the fall's most buzzed about new drama. So come take a fascinating look behind the scenes of Studio 60, a fictional sketch-comedy series on the NBS broadcast network. Problem is the series seems to be going down the tube fast. Everyone involved with the late-night dud seems to have one problem or another, including the current Executive Producer, who just had an on-air mental meltdown, and time is running out fast. Enter the networks Chairman of the Board (Steven Weber), a new network president (Amanda Peet) looking to make her mark on the net. Her answer is move is to bring in a pair of fresh-faced writers (Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford) to try and save the series. Will it work?
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# of Episodes: 22
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Season 1
Pilot
Episode 1: Pilot
Air Date: September 18th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: The once great sketch comedy show 'Studio 60' is suddenly close to cancellation due not only to its less than stellar on-air product, but another, more unexpected type of action, its Executive Producer's on-air mental meltdown. So enter NBS Chairman of the board Jack Rudolph and a new network president, looking to put her mark on the struggling network, Jordan McDeere. This results in the re-hiring of Danny Tripp and Matt Albie to replace the former Executive Producer and hopefully save the show.
The Cold Open
Episode 2: The Cold Open
Air Date: September 25th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: Now that they're on board, Matt and Danny try not to crumble under the pressure of putting on their first big show, where the stakes are outrageously high. Also high are the number of complaints the network is getting over the "Crazy Christians" sketch, which Jordan defends to Jack.
The Focus Group
Episode 3: The Focus Group
Air Date: October 2nd, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: A scare is sent through the company by a focus group that Matt and Danny's first show rating success might not carry on during the rest of the season.
The West Coast Delay
Episode 4: The West Coast Delay
Air Date: October 9th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: Matt fabricates a response to a gift sent by one of Harriet's fans while the show attempts to recover from 90 seconds of questionable material. An article about the show is approved by Jordan.
The Long Lead Story
Episode 5: The Long Lead Story
Air Date: October 16th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: During cast rehearsals with Lauren Graham and Sting, a reporter attempts to get the real story on Matt and Harriet. Meanwhile Jordan passes on a tasteless new reality series.
The Wrap Party
Episode 6: The Wrap Party
Air Date: October 23rd, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: A drunken Jordan makes friends with the cast during an after-show party, Danny tries to get Matt's mind off Harriet with the help of three sexy women, Simon makes a plea to hire more black writers and Cal deals with a mysterious man backstage (guest star Eli Wallach).
Nevada Day (1)
Episode 7: Nevada Day (1)
Air Date: November 6th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: Studio 60 staff must travel to Nevada to free Tom from jail in time for the show. Meanwhile, a judge who doesn't care for the show complicates matters.
Nevada Day (2)
Episode 8: Nevada Day (2)
Air Date: November 13rd, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: Jack pleads with the local Nevada judge (John Goodman) to free Tom so he can make it back to the Friday night show. Meanwhile, tension heats up between Matt and Harriet on the set.
The Option Period
Episode 9: The Option Period
Air Date: November 20th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: Word of Ricky and Ron planning to leave the show along with the writing staff causes trouble at Studio 60. Meanwhile, Harriet considers doing a sexy lingerie spread in a magazine and Jordan and Danny wrestle with pending budget cuts.
B-12
Episode 10: B-12
Air Date: November 27th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: A virus threatens the staff while Matt has to cope with a reduced writing staff. Jordan tells Danny a little secret which could affect the whole NBS network.
The Christmas Show
Episode 11: The Christmas Show
Air Date: December 4th, 2006, 10:00 PM
Summary: With a holiday show on the horizon, Matt is determined to bring the Christmas spirit to Studio 60. Which works romantic wonders for him. Meanwhile, Danny has to confront his true feelings for Jordan.
Monday
Episode 12: Monday
Air Date: January 22nd, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Danny continues his pursuit of Jordan while Matt competes on an online bid for a date with Harriet. Jack and Wilson must deal with their pending situation about Macau, while Jordan meets with Hallie Gallway regarding a new reality show pitch.
The Harriet Dinner (1)
Episode 13: The Harriet Dinner (1)
Air Date: January 29th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Danny and Jordan cannot get down from the roof of the theater; staff members attend a dinner honoring Harriet; Harriet and Matt's relationship begins to unravel.
The Harriet Dinner (2)
Episode 14: The Harriet Dinner (2)
Air Date: February 5th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Danny and Jordan cannot get down from the roof of the theater; staff members attend a dinner honoring Harriet; Harriet and Matt's relationship begins to unravel.
The Friday Night Slaughter
Episode 15: The Friday Night Slaughter
Air Date: February 12nd, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Matt takes a stroll down memory lane and recalls how he met Harriet
4 A.M. Miracle
Episode 16: 4 A.M. Miracle
Air Date: February 19th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Matt is stuck on a Wednesday night with writer's block and also has to contend with a young lawyer who's investigating a sexual harassment claim while Harriet continues shooting her movie. In addition, Jordan and Danny enter into a contest to see who'd make the better parent.
The Disaster Show
Episode 17: The Disaster Show
Air Date: May 24th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Allison Janney, as herself, is the guest host of a show that goes haywire when the propmasters and cue card workers stage a last minute wildcat strike.
Breaking News
Episode 18: Breaking News
Air Date: May 31st, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: During a live show, Jordan has problems with her pregnancy while an even bigger problem is in store for Tom. Meanwhile, Matt's rampant pill use is discovered by a member of staff.
K & R (1)
Episode 19: K & R (1)
Air Date: June 7th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Jordan is rushed into surgery as the situation with Tom's brother grows more grim.
K & R (2)
Episode 20: K & R (2)
Air Date: June 14th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Tom's Brother is still captive; Simon talks to the press; the lawyer talks to the ransom liaisons. Matt flashes back to 9/11 censorship. Jordan has her baby.
K & R (3)
Episode 21: K & R (3)
Air Date: June 21st, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: The long day's journey into night continues as we learn more, in flashback, about how Matt and Danny came to be fired. Jack tries to convince Simon to apologize for his statement to the press. Matt continues to explore paying a ransom to free Tom’s brother over the objections of Captain Boyle. Harriet sits with and act as a distraction for Danny who is keeping vigil for Jordan at the hospital.
What Kind of Day Has It Been
Episode 22: What Kind of Day Has It Been
Air Date: June 28th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Summary: Danny, Jordan, Tom, and Simon's long day finally comes to an end. Meanwhile, Matt and Harriet have a new start in their relationship.
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