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Tina Fey's got another TV comedy in the pipeline

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We’d be pretty happy to watch anything from the genius comedy mind behind Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock and, of course, Mean Girls.

So we’re pleased to report that Tina Fey has got another TV show in the works – a “single-camera comedy” about two sisters.



Fey, whose CV is casually littered with writer, producer, comedian and actor, has sold a pilot of The Sackett Sisters to network NBC through her production company Little Stranger, and will be working on it with longtime collaborator Robert Carlock, who worked with her on 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper, Robert Carlock

Tina Fey with Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper and collaborator Robert Carlock

It’ll be written by another former colleague, deadline.com reports, Brooklyn Nine-Nine executive producer and writer Luke Del Tredici (who also used to work on 30 Rock) and will follow the women as they become unexpectedly famous following a “Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism” – Sullenberger being the pilot who saved the lives of 155 passengers and crew when he had to execute an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River in 2009.

The network has ordered a pilot and will then decide whether to commission a full series.

If it's anything like the star's past projects, we can't wait.

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