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Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC
Netflix grabs Tina Fey comedy 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' from NBC

Netflix seems to want everything these days — even Tina Fey comedies that were meant for someone else. 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 (Ellie Kemper) who escapes from a cult and tries to start a new life in New York. Fey co-created the show with Robert Carlock, with whom she worked on the NBC comedy "30 Rock." Both serve as executive producers. 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 "The Blacklist" and...

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