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‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Being Blamed For Doctor’s Death

Martin Short’s plastic surgeon character on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt […] is hard to look at for too long. His face is swollen, his posture is reminiscent of Igor from Young Frankenstein, and his skin color is not so much tan as it is microwave-burned. Dr. Franff seems like a wholly original creation, but he actually looks a lot like famed celebrity dermatologist Dr. Fredric Brandt, who was found dead at his home on Sunday, and some are blaming Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. – Josh Kurp, UPROXX

‘Kimmy Schmidt’ shows the irrelevance of NBC

Tina Fey’s new comedy “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” was rejected by NBC, which commissioned it. That turned out to be excellent news, because the show wound up on Netflix. Netflix doesn’t have a Standards and Practices division. The networks’ inability to think outside of their cramped and fearful mindspace, in which the overarching concern is to refrain from being interesting lest the advertisers get spooked, is why they’re becoming as irrelevant as the VCR. – Kyle Smith, New York Post
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Netflix picks up Tina Fey’s first show since 30 Rock

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s first show since they made 30 Rock together, was supposed to be coming to NBC this Spring. That is, until tonight: Netflix just announced that it has picked up the show for two seasons and will premiere the 13-episode season this March in all Netflix territories. – Ross Miller,The Verge
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