"30 Rock" Is In A Hard Place

Sure critics like it, but it's up against Grey's Anatomy
By Sarah Seltzer,  Newser User
Posted Apr 4, 2007 6:44 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Tina Fey takes things a lot more calmly than her strung-out alter-ego on "30 Rock,"  and it's a good thing: the TV comedy about a TV comedy is on very, very thin ice. NBC is expected to pick it up for another season, reports the LA Times,  but the critic's darling still has very anemic ratings.

On "Rock", Fey's character is wedged between Tracy Morgan's unstable star and Alec Baldwin's domineering boss. The show, in its current Thursday at 9pm slot, is up against two of the heaviest hitters on television, "Grey's Anatomy" and CSI."  NBC's other show-within-a-show launched this season, "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," has already been cancelled.