Netflix seems to want everything these days — even
The movie and TV streaming giant announced Friday that it had picked up two seasons of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," a new series about a woman (
Fey co-created the show with Robert Carlock, with whom she worked on the
NBC originally announced "Kimmy Schmidt" as a midseason show for this year. But the network has few openings, given all its lineup of one-hour dramas such as
"While it was originally developed for NBC, we have a very drama-heavy midseason schedule so we're thrilled about this Netflix opportunity," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. "It's an instant win-win for everyone, including Tina, Robert and Universal Television."
NBC's Universal arm will continue to be the studio for "Kimmy Schmidt."
Meanwhile, Netflix's appetite for original programming continues to grow.
In addition to original series such as
Earlier this year, Netflix and