Tina Fey’s new Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has finally been given a March 6th official release date when the entire first season will be available to stream online. Originally entitled Tooken (think Taken), Kimmy Schmidt follows the life of a woman (Ellie Kemper) recently freed from an underground doomsday cult as she adjusts to life in New York City. The series was first slated to be one of NBC’s flagship comedies for the 2014 fall season, but ultimately chose to sell its distribution rights to Netflix.
"We decided this was the best possible scenario to launch this captivating new series," NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said of the deal last fall.
Tina Fey and her 30 Rock producer partner Robert Carlock co-wrote and produced the show’s first 13 episode season and have committed to produce a second under Netflix’s brand. Ellie Kemper, best known for her role as The Office’s Erin Hannon, is joined by 30 Rock veterans Jane Krakoswi (Jenna Maroney) and Tituss Burgess (Queen of Jordan’s D’Fwan.)
Check out the trailer for The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt AFTER THE JUMP…