30 Rock

30RockB&JUS ice cream chain Ben & Jerry’s have released their 30 Rock inspired flavour to commemorate the series finale this week.

Ben & Jerry’s Greek Yogurt: Liz Lemon, named after Tina Fey’s character in the comedy, will go on sale in a few months’ time in the States.

The special edition is a lemon-flavoured frozen yoghurt with a blueberry swirl.

30 RockVery soon you will actually be able to savour the taste of 30 Rock.

Ben & Jerry’s is set to release an ice cream flavour inspired by the comedy series to honour the show’s finale.

The flavour will be unveiled at a special finale viewing party in New York City for which revellers are urged to dress as their favourite 30 Rock character.

The company has previously modelled a flavour on a punchline Alec Baldwin gave at the end of a Saturday Night Live skit. The “Schweddy Balls” flavour was boycotted by some family groups and various supermarkets declined to carry it. Continue reading »

Thursday, January 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT on Citytv

“Florida”

Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Liz (Tina Fey) head to Florida to handle his late mother’s estate, only to unearth a stunning discovery. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Jordan) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) supervise the TGS staff in their absence, leading to disastrous results for Kenneth (Jack McBrayer).

Alec Baldwin has confirmed he will be sticking with TV following the conclusion of 30 Rock.

The actor has signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television that will see him produce new series projects for the studio.

The deal is similar to the one signed by fellow 30 Rocker Tina Fey with the same studio.

Baldwin has hinted in the past that he may leave acting following his time on 30 Rock and return to “more of a normal life”. Continue reading »

Thursday, November 29 at 8 P.M. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT on Citytv

“Mazel Tov, Dummies!”

After an encounter with Dennis Duffy (recurring guest star Dean Winters), Liz (Tina Fey) and Criss (James Marsden) take drastic measures to start a family. As Liz looks toward the future, Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) evaluate their own self-worth, and Tracy (Tracy Morgan) laments a shocking medical diagnosis.

Thursday, November 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT on Citytv

“Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy”

Tracy (Tracy Morgan) portrays Jack (Alec Baldwin) as a villain in a new movie, causing friction between the two. Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) undergoes foot surgery, and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) tries to protect Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) from Hazel’s (Kristen Schaal) schemes.

When storm Sandy dug her claws into the East Coast of the US, the entertainment industry was hardly the biggest concern when both lives and livelihoods were at stake across several states.

But in the aftermath of the storm, the Hollywood Reporter has detailed the effect the violent weather had on the TV industry in New York.

When Sandy hit New York, there were 21 TV series currently in production in the city including Person of Interest, Gossip Girl, 30 Rock and new Kevin Bacon drama The Following. Continue reading »

Thursday, November 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT on Citytv

Jenna (Jane Krakowski) could decide the presidential election, so political rivals Liz (Tina Fey) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) square off in a debate to win her vote. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) teaches Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) about voting, and Pete (Scott Adsit) attempts to recapture the magic of the 2008 election.

Thursday, October 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT on Citytv

“Governor Dunston”

Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Liz (Tina Fey) find themselves at odds over political satire at TGS. Criss (James Marsden) and Liz make a surprising relationship breakthrough. Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski), discouraged by the disappointing sales of her summer dance hit, is thrilled to learn that Kenneth’s (Jack McBrayer) mother (guest star Catherine O’Hara, Frankenweenie) and her boyfriend (guest star Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad) still buy music.

Thursday, October 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. MT/CT on Citytv

“The Beginning of the End”

The TGS gang return from hiatus, only to be shocked by Jack’s awful fall programming lineup. Meanwhile, bridezilla Jenna taps Liz to be her maid of honor, and Tracy is invited to a dinner party by Kenneth and Hazel.