Fey's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Moves to Netflix - Multichannel

Fey's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Moves to Netflix

Streaming Service Greenlights Second Season
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Tina Fey-produced comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is moving from NBC to Netflix. The digital service announced Friday that it has acquired exclusive rights to the half-hour comedy series, produced by NBC’s sister studio Universal Television. The series had received a 13-episode season order in the spring from NBC and was touted at as part of the network’s midseason schedule, though no premiere date had been set.

As part of the deal to acquire the show, Netflix has given a greenlight to a second season. The first season is now scheduled to premiere on Netflix in March, 2015.

The series, created and executive produced by Fey and Robert Carlock, stars The Office’s Ellie Kemper as a woman who moves to New York after escaping a doomsday cult.

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