As corporate and creative interests collide, the cast and crew at fictional Studio 60 face personal and professional challenges. Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip features a large ensemble cast and frequent guest stars in order to depict the chaos and backstage drama at a live network production. Many of the show's supporting characters emerge with strong storylines.
This drama chronicles the backstage goings-on at a popular late-night comedy-sketch show, centering on the politics, romances and artistic differences that ensue. In the series finale, a stressful night involving a hostage crisis and a premature birth comes to an end. In the midst of this turmoil, Matt and Harriet find the strength for another new beginning.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. There's a new beginning for Danny and Jordan, as well as Matt and Harriet. Jack tries to convince Simon to apologize for his statement to the press.
Behind the humor of producing the popular late-night comedy sketch show "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" is a world of backstage politics and romances, and a very delicate balance between creative talent, on-air personalities and network executives. Savvy new network president Jordan McDeere inherits a massive public relations problem on the series—on her very first day of work—when executive producer Wes Mendell sparks a media frenzy by having an on-air meltdown during a live broadcast. Jordan has to scramble to make things right by hiring back two formerly prized employees, Matt Albie and Danny Tripp, as the new executive producers of her network's flagship program. Matt and Danny have five days to put together their first show, which is receiving enormous media attention.
Take us through a typical week at Studio It sort of allows the host to feel comfortable. So, we go around the room and pitch the host sketch ideas.
Director: Aaron Sorkin. When disaster strikes on…. Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain.
Try it as a romantic comedy. According to Nielsen Media Research, the show has drawn an average of about 9 million viewers a week, roughly half of them the toyear-olds that advertisers want to reach. That ranks the show 52nd over all and 39th among young adults, not bad, except perhaps for a show whose per-episode price tag is among the highest on television.
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, a new network president looking to make her mark on the net.