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The Best Episodes of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Every episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip!

A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.

Genres:ComedyDrama
Network:NBC

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The best episode of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" is "The Christmas Show", rated 8.9/10 from 470 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by Aaron Sorkin. "The Christmas Show" aired on 12/4/2006 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "What Kind of Day Has It Been".

  • The Christmas Show
    8.9/10 470 votes

    #1 - The Christmas Show

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2006-12-04

    With a holiday show on the horizon, Matt is determined to bring the Christmas spirit to Studio 60. Which works romantic wonders for him. Meanwhile, Danny has to confront his true feelings for Jordan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • What Kind of Day Has It Been
    8.9/10 385 votes

    #2 - What Kind of Day Has It Been

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2007-06-28

    Danny, Jordan, Tom, and Simon's long day finally comes to an end. Meanwhile, Matt and Harriet have a new start in their relationship.

    Director: Bradley Whitford

    Writer: N/A

  • The Cold Open
    8.7/10 492 votes

    #3 - The Cold Open

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2006-09-25

    Now that they're on board, Matt and Danny try not to crumble under the pressure of putting on their first big show, where the stakes are outrageously high. Also high are the number of complaints the network is getting over the "Crazy Christians" sketch, which Jordan defends to Jack.

    Director: Thomas Schlamme

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • Pilot
    8.6/10 710 votes

    #4 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2006-09-18

    When the Executive Producer of sketch show 'Studio 60' has an on-air meltdown, new network president Jordan McDeere hires Danny Tripp and Matt Albie to replace him and save the show.

    Director: Thomas Schlamme

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The West Coast Delay
    8.6/10 401 votes

    #5 - The West Coast Delay

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2006-10-09

    Matt fabricates a response to a gift sent by one of Harriet's fans while the show attempts to recover from 90 seconds of questionable material. An article about the show is approved by Jordan.

    Director: Thomas Schlamme, Timothy Busfield

    Writer: N/A

  • Nevada Day (1)
    8.5/10 362 votes

    #6 - Nevada Day (1)

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2006-11-06

    Studio 60 staff must travel to Nevada to free Tom from jail in time for the show. Meanwhile, a judge who doesn't care for the show complicates matters.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Wrap Party
    8.4/10 377 votes

    #7 - The Wrap Party

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2006-10-23

    A drunken Jordan makes friends with the cast during an after-show party, Danny tries to get Matt's mind off Harriet with the help of three sexy women, Simon makes a plea to hire more black writers and Cal deals with a mysterious man backstage.

    Director: David Semel

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • Nevada Day (2)
    8.4/10 342 votes

    #8 - Nevada Day (2)

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2006-11-13

    Jack pleads with the local Nevada judge to free Tom so he can make it back to the Friday night show. Meanwhile, tension heats up between Matt and Harriet on the set.

    Director: Timothy Busfield

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • Breaking News
    8.4/10 316 votes

    #9 - Breaking News

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2007-05-31

    During a live show, Jordan has problems with her pregnancy while an even bigger problem is in store for Tom. Meanwhile, Matt's rampant pill use is discovered by a member of staff.

    Director: Andrew Bernstein

    Writer: N/A

  • B-12
    8.3/10 328 votes

    #10 - B-12

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-11-27

    A virus threatens the staff while Matt has to cope with a reduced writing staff. Jordan tells Danny a little secret which could affect the whole NBS network.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: N/A

  • K & R (1)
    8.3/10 291 votes

    #11 - K & R (1)

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2007-06-07

    Jordan is rushed into surgery as the situation with Tom's brother grows more grim.

    Director: Timothy Busfield

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • K & R (3)
    8.3/10 271 votes

    #12 - K & R (3)

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2007-06-21

    The long day's journey into night continues as we learn more, in flashback, about how Matt and Danny came to be fired. Jack tries to convince Simon to apologize for his statement to the press. Matt continues to explore paying a ransom to free Tom’s brother over the objections of Captain Boyle. Harriet sits with and act as a distraction for Danny who is keeping vigil for Jordan at the hospital.

    Director: Timothy Busfield

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Focus Group
    8.2/10 392 votes

    #13 - The Focus Group

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2006-10-02

    A scare is sent through the company by a focus group that Matt and Danny's first show rating success might not carry on during the rest of the season.

    Director: Christopher Misiano

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Harriet Dinner (2)
    8.2/10 298 votes

    #14 - The Harriet Dinner (2)

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2007-02-05

    Danny and Jordan cannot get down from the roof of the theater; staff members attend a dinner honoring Harriet; Harriet and Matt's relationship begins to unravel.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • K & R (2)
    8.2/10 262 votes

    #15 - K & R (2)

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2007-06-14

    Tom's Brother is still captive; Simon talks to the press; the lawyer talks to the ransom liaisons. Matt flashes back to 9/11 censorship. Jordan has her baby.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Long Lead Story
    8.1/10 351 votes

    #16 - The Long Lead Story

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-10-16

    During cast rehearsals with Lauren Graham and Sting, a reporter attempts to get the real story on Matt and Harriet. Meanwhile Jordan passes on a tasteless new reality series.

    Director: David Petrarca

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Option Period
    8.1/10 299 votes

    #17 - The Option Period

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2006-11-20

    Word of Ricky and Ron planning to leave the show along with the writing staff causes trouble at Studio 60. Meanwhile, Harriet considers doing a sexy lingerie spread in a magazine and Jordan and Danny wrestle with pending budget cuts.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • Monday
    8.1/10 298 votes

    #18 - Monday

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-01-22

    Danny continues his pursuit of Jordan while Matt competes on an online bid for a date with Harriet. Jack and Wilson must deal with their pending situation about Macau, while Jordan meets with Hallie Gallway regarding a new reality show pitch.

    Director: Lawrence Trilling

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Harriet Dinner (1)
    8.1/10 292 votes

    #19 - The Harriet Dinner (1)

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-01-29

    Danny and Jordan cannot get down from the roof of the theater; staff members attend a dinner honoring Harriet; Harriet and Matt's relationship begins to unravel.

    Director: Timothy Busfield

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Friday Night Slaughter
    8.1/10 310 votes

    #20 - The Friday Night Slaughter

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2007-02-12

    Matt takes a stroll down memory lane and recalls how he met Harriet.

    Director: Thomas Schlamme

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • 4am Miracle
    8.1/10 297 votes

    #21 - 4am Miracle

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2007-02-19

    Matt is stuck on a Wednesday night with writer's block and also has to contend with a young lawyer who's investigating a sexual harassment claim while Harriet continues shooting her movie. In addition, Jordan and Danny enter into a contest to see who'd make the better parent.

    Director: Laura Innes

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin

  • The Disaster Show
    8.1/10 309 votes

    #22 - The Disaster Show

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2007-05-24

    Allison Janney, as herself, is the guest host of a show that goes haywire when the propmasters and cue card workers stage a last minute wildcat strike.

    Director: Thomas Schlamme

    Writer: Aaron Sorkin