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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 

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

Creator:

Aaron Sorkin
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2007   2006  
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
Nate Corddry ...  Tom Jeter 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Timothy Busfield ...  Cal Shanley 22 episodes, 2006-2007
Nate Torrence ...  Dylan Killington 19 episodes, 2006-2007
Lucy Davis ...  Lucy Kenwright 16 episodes, 2006-2007
Ayda Field ...  Jeannie Whatley 15 episodes, 2006-2007
Camille Chen ...  Samantha Li 15 episodes, 2006-2007
Simon Helberg ...  Alex Dwyer 14 episodes, 2006-2007
Merritt Wever ...  Suzanne 12 episodes, 2006-2007
Mark McKinney ...  Andy Mackinaw 10 episodes, 2006-2007
Columbus Short ...  Darius Hawthorne 10 episodes, 2006-2007
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 60 See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In Matt Albi's (Matthew Perry) office, there is a poster for the Pirates of Penzance. The musical and other works of Gilbert & Sullivan come up often in creator Aaron Sorkin's writings. In Sorkin's The West Wing (1999), there is an assistant White House Council, Ainsley Hayes (Emily Procter), who is obsessed with Gilbert and Sullivan. Her character is eventually replaced by a man named Joe Quincy, who is played by Matthew Perry. 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 Jeopardy!: Episode #33.27 (2016) See more »

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The Wrap Party
24 October 2006 | by davidm2-1See all my reviews

As usual the "Sorkonian rhythm" is just amazing to me and yes I am claiming that name. I'll keep this short, but looking back to Sports Night, Aaron has always made me think. The first time I saw that kind of dialogue,it reminded me of a little show back in the mid 80's called moonlighting. That sit up and pay attention attitude of writing, and delivery of dialogue I just fell in love with.

I get to enjoy that in a whole new way with the Rhythm that only Aaron can write. Forget anyone else When you get Aaron and Tommy on a project it's like a bus that comes down the road that you can either get on and enjoy a ride like you will never ever have again in a lifetime, or stand in the way and let it just run you over! I found myself this evening after watching this episode getting online and looking up and reading about "The Hollywood 10" and reading the stories of each and every one of them and the hundreds of others that were blacklisted as well.

I very rarely get emotional over TV shows, but the shows that Aaron writes touch me in ways that I never knew were possible from a box that will display things like "Date my Mom" and "Pimp My Trike" I bow to the enlightening wit, drama, and even when it takes a slap to the face to see all sides of a story. Never ever stop what you are doing! But in closing I really have to ask myself what it must be like around the Shoe Money offices with people running around all day long telling each other "Hey don't forget I need to meet with the guy about the thing..." A personal thanks to Aaron and Tommy for Years of entertainment and for many more to come!


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