Holy "Schmidt"! That last name has become a go-to for TV and film writers looking to give their characters a memorable moniker.
Netflix made headlines last week when it picked up two seasons of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the sitcom starring Ellie Kemper as a former cult member navigating the big city. NBC was originally set to launch the new comedy, from 30 Rock exec producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, but the Netflix deal was too good to pass up (and saved NBC the expense of trying to launch the new show in this sitcom-challenged era).
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is making a big move ahead of her 2015 debut.
The new sitcom from Tina Fey, which was originally ordered to series by NBC, will now premiere on...
At the rate it's going, NBC won't have any new series left by the time it gets to the midseason. The network has grounded the Krysten Ritter-fronted comedy Mission Control prior to launch, according to The Hollywood Reporter.