Tina Fey is at it again. The comedy genius, known for her funny impersonations on SNL, her role as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, and writer and teacher in the movie Mean Girls, has signed a contract with NBC for a new single-camera comedy show called Tooken. Written by Tina Fey and her 30-Rock collaborator, Robert Carlock, right after ending their Emmy winning comedy ended its last season, they got together to make this new series. Its going to center around a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts her life over in New York City, where the show is going to be shot. Tina will be playing the role of a character ,of course, as well as Ellie Kemper, who many know from the very popular, very funny show, The Office.
“Tina and Robert have created a new signature comedy for us that is audacious, emotional, and clever,” said NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt. “While tapping into very relatable themes, there isn’t anything like this anywhere else on television.
As a big Tina Fey fan I am very excited to see what new comedy she will be bringing to the table. Tooken is expected to make its debut in the Fall of next year. I Can’t wait!!