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How '30 Rock' and Liz Lemon altered the landscape for women on TV

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Jack McBrayer, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski and Alec Baldwin visit "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on January 10, 2013 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images

The NBC comedy "30 Rock," starring Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin, ended its 7-year run last night. The show was about the cast and writers of a live sketch comedy show, led by showrunner Liz Lemon, played by Tina Fey.

It's funniest jokes often played off female stereotypes and Lemon's struggle with the work-life balance, and several media critics argue that "30 Rock" was a real game changer for women in comedy.

We'll speak to Linda Holmes, writer for NPR's entertainment and pop-culture blog, Monkey See

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