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Great News 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2017–2018)
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A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at her new job, which comes with many challenges.

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Tracey Wigfield
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Series cast summary:
Briga Heelan ...  Katie Wendelson 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Andrea Martin ...  Carol Wendelson 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Adam Campbell ...  Greg Walsh 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Nicole Richie ...  Portia Scott-Griffith 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Horatio Sanz ...  Justin 23 episodes, 2017-2018
John Michael Higgins ...  Chuck Pierce 23 episodes, 2017-2018
Tracey Wigfield ...  Beth Vierk 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Brad Morris ...  Gene 16 episodes, 2017-2018
Sheaun McKinney ...  Wayne 15 episodes, 2017-2018
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A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at her new job, which comes with many challenges.

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The mother of all news teams. See more »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

25 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Moderately funny but surprisingly conventional for a Tina Fey production
9 July 2017 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

When I heard there was a new comedy from Tina Fey I had to check it out. But when i watched it, I thought, is this conventional sitcom about an interfering mother and her reporter daughter really by the woman who created 30 Rock and Kimmie Schmidt?? The answer is no. Fey is the producer but not the creator, and there is little of the insane, bordering-on-surreal touches that distinguish her own creations.

Still, the series is reasonably funny. There are moments when it's quite funny. Andrea Martin does a solid job as the mother and things move pretty quickly.

But after two episodes, I just don't see why I would bother watching this when there are series like Kimmie Schmidt and Speechless I could watch instead.


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