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If you thought this show was about Saturday Night Live, the longest-standing American icon of anti-establishment TV, you’ve got it all wrong. It’s not set in New York, it doesn’t air on Saturday night and -- gasp -- neither Will Ferrell nor Jimmy Fallon are household names. Besides that, though, if any of you have owned a TV in the past few decades, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip feels remarkably familiar to the sketch comedy revue that’s had more ups and downs in its 30-year tenure than an Otis elevator. But unlike the real deal, the pilot of Studio 60 -- along with its “fictional” (take that, NBC!) show-within-a-show -- was a real shocker: Thanks to creator Aaron Sorkin, the writing was remarkable, the cast impressive and when the ending credits rolled, it left everyone wanting more.

See, it’s really nothing like SNL after all. Read on to find out why. And don't forget that we've got Matthew Perry and Bradley Whitford answering your questions at our "Ask the Stars" area.

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