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GREAT NEWS [DELETED]
Air Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: (#204) "AWARD SHOW"
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"AWARD SHOW" ORIGINAL

10/19/2017 (09:30PM - 10:00PM) (Thursday) : KATIE IS UP FOR A BIG AWARD AND MAKES AN INTRERESTING ACQUAINTANCE ALONG THE WAY - REID SCOTT AND CHRISTOPHER MCDONALD GUEST STAR - For the first time in years, "The Breakdown" has been nominated for an American Journalism Award. Katie (Briga Heelan) is looking forward to spending the night as a peer with the very reporters she has admired her whole life. Fearing her mother will ruin it, Katie tries to stop Carol (Andrea Martin) from attending but is unsuccessful when Carol secures a position as a seat-filler. Katie is stuck babysitting her mom all night but gets distracted by Jeremy (guest star Reid Scott), a handsome New York Times reporter who looks down on cable news. Chuck (John Michael Higgins) is excited to reunite with all of his old anchormen friends, especially Len Archer (guest TV-PG L

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GREAT NEWS (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/25/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, December 2016) Getting along with office colleagues can be rough, but working with your mom? That's a whole different story, and it's the headline for Katie Wendelson (Briga Heelan), a smart, ambitious news producer at national cable news show "The Breakdown." After 30 years of being a stay-at-home mom, Carol (Andrea Martin) decides that it's never too late to follow your dreams and lands an internship at her daughter's news show. This is Katie's worst nightmare, until she comes to realize that with her biggest cheerleader at her side, she and her mom both might just make it after all. Sitting in the co-anchor chair at "The Breakdown" is Chuck Pierce (John Michael Higgins), the blowhard, difficult-to-please news desk veteran. Chuck intimidates everyone on staff except for Carol, who uses her polished mom skills to deal with him. Alongside him is Portia (Nicole Richie), the young, very hip co-host who brings a different perspective to old-fashioned journalism. Leading the news team is Greg (Adam Campbell), the dashing young executive producer. Katie's closest friend at the office is Justin (Horatio Sanz), the laid back video editor who has seen it all and is always more than happy to dole out his zen-like advice. Rounding out the newsroom is Beth (Tracey Wigfield), the creepy resident meteorologist who is far from your stereotypical weather girl.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Campbell as Greg
· Andrea Martin as Carol
· Briga Heelan as Katie
· Horatio Sanz as Justin
· John Michael Higgins as Chuck
· Nicole Richie as Portia
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kimrie Lewis-Davis as Portia (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as DIR (Pilot)
· David Miner as EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
· Tracey Wigfield as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television