Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: September 18, 2006

“Studio 60” showrunner Wes Mendell (Judd Hirsch) has a very public meltdown, and newly appointed network president Jordan McDeere (Amanda Peet) scrambles for damage control by offering Wes's old job to the brilliant creative team of Matt Albie and Danny Tripp (Matthew Perry, Bradley Whitford). Harriet Hayes: Sarah Paulson. Simon Stiles: D.L. Hughley. Tom Jeter: Nathan Corddry. Jack Rudolph: Steven Weber. Cal Shanley: Timothy Busfield. Felicity Huffman appears as herself.

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  • Premiered: September 18, 2006
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: This drama chronicles the backstage goings-on at a popular late-night comedy-sketch show, centering on the politics, romances and artistic differences that ensue. (more)

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