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NBC Announces “30 Rock” Hour-Long Special Coming!

We are ABSOLUTELY delighted to share the news that NBC is bringing back one of our favorites, “30 Rock,” for a new, hour-long commercial free special to celebrate “the stories and talent featured in NBCUniversal’s 2020-21 television season.”

Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin), Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan), Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski), Kenneth Parcell (Jack McBrayer), and more are expected to return for this reunion/special/episode.

30 Rock” executive producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock said:

“We’re all happy to have this excuse to (remotely) work together again for NBC. To quote Kenneth the Page, there are only two things we love in this world, television and everyone.”

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NBCUniversal Chairman, Advertisting and Partnerships Linda Yaccarino said:

“At NBCUniversal, we’re excited to produce an Upfront that reflects a new reality and celebrates our relationship with viewers and advertisers alike. Historically, this event is about the future of programming; this year, it’s about the future of our industry—a future where we can meet audiences wherever they are, with the stories that move them. As the old saying goes… when life hands you Lemon, have her host the Upfront!”

NBCUniversal Executive VP, Head of Marketing & Advertising Creative Josh Feldman said:

“We put our fans first in everything we do at NBCUniversal, so of course our audiences are at the heart of our reimagined Upfront experience. This very special 30 Rock event will bring together video, advertising, and humor to show the world the power of One Platform in a whole new way.”

The hour-long commercial-free “30 Rock” upfront special will air Thursday, July 16th 2020, check local listings for time.

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