Bravo’s long-running series Inside the Actors Studio, and its venerable host James Lipton, will welcome actress, comedian, writer and producer Tina Fey to the stage to kick off its 19th season March 19. Best known to TV fans for her work on Saturday Night Live, her acclaimed run on 30 Rock, and a memorable co-hosting gig with Amy Poehler at this year’s Golden Globe Awards, Tina Fey has also been involved with feature films, including Mean Girls, Baby Mama and the upcoming Admission. Tina Fey has won seven Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Writers Guild of America Awards. She was the youngest-ever winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
During her hourlong Inside the Actors Studio appearance, Tina Fey will discuss her comedy roots in Chicago, being the first female head writer for Saturday Night Live, hosting the Golden Globes with Amy Poehler and her role in national politics as a Sarah Palin impersonator.
Some quotes from the episode:
Tina Fey on who first noticed her resemblance to Sarah Palin: “[SNL producer] Lorne Michaels’ doorman.”
Tina Fey as Sarah Palin explaining why she is against same-sex marriage: “Marriage is meant for people who wear different kinds of swimsuits.”
Tina Fey on her favorite curse word: “’Shitballs,’ because you can almost use it in polite company.”
Tina Fey on what she hopes God says to her at the gates of heaven: “You’re roommates with Oprah!”
Inside the Actors Studio: Tina Fey premieres on Bravo March 19 at 8pm ET/PT.
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