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Executive Producers For All The Emmy-Nomitated Sitcoms Chatted Today

“Half the time the scripts [Louis] gives me, this is not funny at all. But now I know the comedy is going to come."

- Louie executive producer Blair Breard talking at the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast with fellow EPs Judd Apatow of Girls, Steve Molaro of The Big Bang Theory, Armando Iannucci of Veep, Jack Burditt of 30 Rock, and Danny Zuker of Modern Family

Trade Roundup: Up All Night, Last Man Standing, Don't Trust the B— in Apartment 23

Rumor has it that NBC may switch Up All Night to Thursdays after The Office and put Whitney on Wednesdays at 8. Here is a short play about this news: NBC: Well, it just makes more sense, 'cause Up All Night is single-camera and has a workplace element, like the other shows on Thursday. Everyone else: Duh.

Following the misogynist-pleasing news of Last Man Standing's full season order, creator Jack Burditt is leaving the show and Kevin Abbott is stepping in as showrunner. For much of the fall while Burditt was on a leave of absence, his "deputies" Marsh McCall and Andy Gordon were handling [...]

Tina Fey's '30 Rock' Co-Showrunner Jack Burditt Signs a Two-Year Deal with NBC

30 Rock stars Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin signed new deals with NBC earlier this year, and now, Fey's co-showrunner at the long-running series, Jack Burditt, has renewed his contract too, Deadline reports. Burditt has signed a two-years deal with Universal, which will keep him at the network after 30 Rock's series finale next month. Burditt joined the show during its first season and has been there ever since – although he took a short break in the fall of 2011 to create the Tim Allen show Last Man Standing on ABC, which doesn't seem at all like a show that's written by 30 Rock's showrunner. Jack [...]

Hey Tina Fey, Who Is That Baby You're Holding on the set of '30 Rock'?

This photo was tweeted by 30 Rock writer Jack Burditt with the caption: "Back on the Plaza. #30RockSeason7" Who is that baby and why is Tina Fey/Liz Lemon holding it? At the end of last season, the idea of Liz having a plant baby seemed very much on the horizon. Is the season going to start with her with said baby? Is this just a fantasy or dream sequence? Or did she steal this baby from someone who probably wanted to keep her baby? Who is that baby, Liz? Who is it!?