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Posts tagged tina fey

Apr 27 '12

30 Rock Live Episode: 5 Differences Between the East and West Versions

30 Rock aired their second-ever fully-live episode on Thursday night, with the help of a slew of guest stars including Jon Hamm, Donald Glover, Amy Poehler, and Jimmy Fallon.

The entire show was performed live twice, once for the eastern timezone and once for the west. The plot was the same on both coasts: the staff debated whether TGS would continue to air live or not, throwing to flashbacks to the historic live television moments that had come out of studio 6H.

But there were some changes between the two airings. Which one was better? This calls for an east coast / west coast battle!

1) Surprise A-List Walk-Ons

Paul McCartney in the east, Kim Kardashian in the west.
Winner: East.

READ MORE: Original Article

Dec 19 '11

SNL from the Bleachers, Part 2: Live!

***For all the info on how we came to be inside & seated, check out part 1!***

As lucky standby folks were still being seated, Lenny Picket and the band made way for Kenan Thompson, who took to the stage at “home base” (where the monologue is always done from). He belted out a bluesy tune with the help of backup singers Nasim Pedrad, Abby Elliot, and Vanessa Bayer, all three ladies decked out in matching sequin dresses.