Tina Fey’s Doomsday Cult Comedy Is Saved by Netflix, Will Premiere in March

November 23, 2014 1:35 AM

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Tina Fey’s Doomsday Cult Comedy Is Saved by Netflix, Will Premiere in March

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a half-hour comedy produced by 30 Rock gods Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, was supposed to be one of NBC’s best new comedies. The show never aired, but, in the latest coup for our streaming service overlords, Netflix has bought the series’ rights and will premiere all 13 episodes of its first season in March.

The show stars The Office’s Ellie Kemper as a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and begins life anew in New York City. It sounds promising, but NBC, after hyping the show for months, grew increasingly unsure about where the comedy would fit in its schedule. Still, this move is a strange turn of...

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