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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Premiere September 18, 2006
Finale June 28, 2007
Creator Aaron Sorkin
Network/Provider NBC
Style 60-minute drama
Company Shoe Money Productions,
Warner Bros. Television
Seasons 1
Episodes 22
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is a drama by Aaron Sorkin which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of those that work on a long-running sketch-comedy show based in Los Angeles. The series is expected to be similar to Sports Night, but with Saturday Night Live as its subject matter rather than Sportscenter.

Though it gained critical acclaim and the devoted cult fanbase which follows Sorkin's television career, Studio 60 suffered from dismal ratings that it could not recover from, even after the show was reworked into a little less heavy on the failed romance between Matt and Harriet. The series was pulled mid-season and replaced by The Black Donnellys and The Real Wedding Crashers, both of which were also cancelled. Studio 60's final episodes began broadcasting on May 24th, more than a week after NBC announced that the show was cancelled.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Matthew Perry Matt Albie
Amanda Peet Jordan McDeere
Bradley Whitford Danny Tripp
Steven Weber Jack Rudolph
D.L. Hughley Simon Stiles
Sarah Paulson Harriet Hayes
Nate Corddry Tom Jeter
Timothy Busfield Cal Shanley
Evan Handler Ricky Tahoe
Carlos Jacott Ron Oswald
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Lucy Davis Lucy Kenwright


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 18, 2006 June 28, 2007 22


DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Series October 16, 2007 purchase 6

External Sites