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Alec Baldwin Says He Almost Quit 30 Rock Over "Anemic" Scripts
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Alec Baldwin Says He Almost Quit 30 Rock Over "Anemic" Scripts

Jan 16 2013, 4:18pm CST | by

Alec Baldwin will say goodbye to Jack Donaghy on the Thursday, Jan. 31 series finale of 30 Rock, but he almost walked away from the character that earned him two Emmys, four Golden Globes and seven...

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Alec Baldwin Says He Almost Quit 30 Rock Over "Anemic" Scripts

Jan 16 2013, 4:18pm CST | by

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Alec Baldwin will say goodbye to Jack Donaghy on the Thursday, Jan. 31 series finale of 30 Rock, but he almost walked away from the character that earned him two Emmys, four Golden Globes and seven Screen Actors Guild awards early after feeling the show hit a creative decline.

"It was a low point," Baldwin tells Rolling Stone of Season 5. "Though even anemic 30 Rock writing is still better than everybody else's writing. I go, 'I'm going to get the f--- out of here, I'm done,' because I'm an employee, I don't have any say. So Season 5 ends, and I'm saying 'Next year, I'm done,' then I come back, and Season 6 is really good, we all had fun."

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After meeting his second wife, however, Baldwin thought he could continue on with 30 Rock for years to come, but he knew the birth of show creator Tina Fey's second child meant big changes ahead. "Tina always had her antenna up," Baldwin says. "But this year was the first time she came in and laid down on the couch on set, and you could tell, she's a mom. She's f---ing wiped out."

Still, Fey is proud of the work they were able to do over the years. "I feel like we made a lot of good episodes of the kind of show that usually gets canceled," she says in the Rolling Stone cover story, out on stands Friday. "The kind where there's 20 episodes and 'only me and my hipster friends know about it.' That part's still true. But we made about 140 of them!"

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Tina Fey Explains How Dealing With Her Three-Year-Old Is Like Working With Alec Baldwin

Sep 9 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Who knew that working with Alec Baldwin would be the perfect crash course in dealing with a willful three-year-old? Tina Fey explains to David Letterman why she's lucky to have gotten her youngest daughter into pre-school, and how working with Baldwin on "30 Rock" has paid off in an unusual way. "Late Show With David Letterman" airs Monday-Friday at 11:35 p. ...
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Jon Hamm And Jimmy Fallon Spit Food On Each Other In Fake '80s TV Show

Jul 26 2014 9:13am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

If there's a show we wish existed in the '80s, it would be "Palisades Park Pet Patrol," of course. Starring Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon, this non-existent show that Fallon shared clips from on Friday night's "Tonight Show," featured the two playing animal patrol officers. The best part though, is that they stuff their faces with food only to spit it all over each other as they argue -- oh, and there's also ...
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