NBC to air a live episode of ‘30 roCk’
NBC says “30 Rock” is going live this fall. The network said Friday that a live episode of the comedy will air Oct. 14 and will be performed twice so that both East and West Coast viewers get to see it that way.
NBC executives told the Television Critics Association that “30 Rock” executive producers Tina Fey and Lorne
Michaels were approached about a live episode and were up for the challenge. Fey, the show’s star and creator, is familiar with live TV from her “Saturday Night Live” days. Michaels created and produces that show.