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'30 Rock' a Bright Spot on NBC's Fall Lineup

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'30 Rock' a Bright Spot on NBC's Fall Lineup

'30 Rock' a Bright Spot on NBC's Fall Lineup

'30 Rock' a Bright Spot on NBC's Fall Lineup

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The new NBC series 30 Rock is the second series on the network to take a behind-the-scenes look at a sketch comedy show resembling Saturday Night Live.

Television critic Andrew Wallenstein says the show is a bright spot in the network's fall season — but also that Tina Fey, a Saturday Night Live alum who was also one of the show's best writers, has trouble playing herself.

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