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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...

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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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'Sons of Anarchy’s' final season kicks off Sept. 9 with a 1-hour, 45-minute premiere

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“Sons of Anarchy’s” final season kicks off Sept. 9 with a 1-hour, 45-minute premiere The Season 7 premiere will be followed by post-show "Anarchy Afterword.” Alec Baldwin reacts to “30 Rock” mom Elaine Stritch’s death "I'm sure t ...
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Elaine Stritch Dead At Age 89

Jul 17 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

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Broadway icon and TV actress Elaine Stritch is dead at the age of 89, reports The New York Times. Her friend, Julie Keyes, confirmed to the paper that the actress died in her home in Birmingham, Michigan on July 17. A five-time Tony award nominee, who was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1995, Stritch was also a fixture in TV and movies and perhaps most recognized for her role as ...
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Jun 13 2014 11:11am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

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In the June 20 issue of The Hollywood Reporter, six of television's most visible comedy actresses trade stories of nude scenes gone wrong, bizarre fan encounters and the subtle ways sexism creeps into life on- and off-screen. Filmed for The Hollywood Reporter's website, the roundtable includes "The Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, "New Girl's" Zooey Descha ...
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