As part of the contract, Fey was to develop a prime-time project to be produced by Broadway Video and NBC Universal.and later used Louis-Dreyfus to play the stand-in for the character of Liz Lemon in flashback scenes during the live episode of the fifth season.click on the title of any post, it is a link to a separate page that shows all the comments.

I remember my parents sneaking me in to see Young Frankenstein.

We would also watch Saturday Night Live, or Monty Python, or old Marx Brothers movies.

While performing shows with The Second City in 1997, Fey submitted several scripts to NBC's variety show Saturday Night Live (SNL), at the request of its head writer Adam Mc Kay, a former performer at Second City. She told The New York Times, "I was a completely normal weight, but I was here in New York City, I had money and I couldn't buy any clothes.

After I lost weight, there was interest in putting me on camera." Her role in Weekend Update was well received by critics. Fey delivers such blow darts – poison filled jokes written in long, precisely parsed sentences unprecedented in Update history – with such a bright, sunny countenance makes her all the more devilishly delightful." Dennis Miller, a former cast member of SNL and anchor of Weekend Update, was pleased with Fey as one of the anchors for the segment: "...

The pilot was reworked to revolve around an SNL style series, and was accepted by NBC.

She signed a contract with NBC in May 2003, which allowed her to continue in her position within SNL as head writer at least through the 2004–2005 television season.My dad would let us stay up late to watch The Honeymooners.We were not allowed to watch The Flintstones though: my dad hated it because it ripped off The Honeymooners.In 2015, she co-created the Netflix comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.Fey has received nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Writers Guild of America Awards.After receiving 13 Emmy Award nominations and two wins for the final season, 30 Rock ended its critically acclaimed run with 112 Emmy award nominations.