Lucky for us, 'Kimmy' landed on Netflix

March 9, 2015 4:30 PM

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TV fans who decry the dearth of quality comedies, especially viewers who appreciated NBC's late "30 Rock," will revel in the first Netflix half-hour comedy series, the Tina Fey-produced "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," which is not available on the streaming service.

Originally developed and ordered by NBC, the show segued to Netflix once NBC executives realized they didn't have an obvious, hospitable place to put it on NBC's prime-time schedule. In other words, it was too smart/weird a fit for NBC's more mainstream fare.

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