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NBC Orders Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper Comedy

Tina Fey Ellie Kemper

 With a few of their veteran comedies now off the air, NBC needed some new TV blood for their line-up, so who best to ask for a new show than the creator of 30 Rock and one of the stars from The Office?

The network enlisted Tina Fey and her producing partner Robert Carlock for an upcoming show starring Ellie Kemper, which sees her as a woman living in New York City after having fled from a doomsday cult. Considering that the plot doesn't strike me as something that will be tickling my funny bone, it will be interesting to see Fey's spin on it.

Though the single-camera project is currently untitled, NBC has ordered 13 episodes to air next Fall.

Read More | The Hollywood Reporter

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