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




Jack McBrayer, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski and Alec Baldwin visit
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.
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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