March 30, 2017  

'30 Rock' Stars Thank Tina Fey in Bittersweet Farewell Video

February 2, 2013 (8:02 pm) GMT
Jay McBrayer, Jane Krakowski, Tracy Morgan, Alec Baldwin and Dean Winters express their thank-you to the one and only, Tina Fey.
'30 Rock' Stars Thank Tina Fey in Bittersweet Farewell Video

The cast of beloved comedy series "" got together once more in a video to express their gratitude toward , the creator and the executive producer, for the wonderful seven years of working under her leadership. They sang praise for the actress for being a good writer, boss and friend. There were some tears too.

"The person at the top sets the tone," said Jay Mcbrayer. "And, so if you have somebody who's just very talented, very happy to let other talented people do their job, good at delegating, that's all going to trickle down I think we've all been very lucky that the person at the top knows what she's doing, knows what she wants, and makes it happen."

Wiping away tears, additionally said of Fey, "She has gone through a phase in her career where her light shone so brightly. And she shared her light with all of us, which is really sweet of her." also got emotional when appearing at the end of the video, calling his colleague "a champion."

Also thanking Fey were fellow actors & Dean Winters, executive producer and co-showrunner Robert Carlock, and writer/producer Jack Burditt.

Tina Fey, who plays the female lead character Liz Lemon on "30 Rock", ended the series on a high note. Hot on heels of her lauded hosting gig with "" star at the Golden Globe Awards, she picked up Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Baldwin additionally won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series at the SAGs for his role as the male lead Jack Donaghy.

"Last Lunch", the final episode of the NBC series, aired January 31. In honor of the newly-ended show, ice-cream company Ben & Jerry's debuted a special Liz Lemon Greek frozen yogurt flavor, which is a lemon Greek frozen yogurt with a blueberry lavender swirl.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. The Weeknd and Selena Gomez Plan 'Summer Wedding' in Europe
  2. Taylor Swift Is Taking a Break From Social Media After Struggling With Instagram Bullies
  3. Watch: John Legend Surprises London Commuters With Mini-Concert at Train Station
  4. Rob Kardashian Hints at Wanting More Kids as He's Gearing Up for Baby Dream's First Birthday
  5. Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble Are Still Dating, Despite Breakup Reports
  6. Angelina Jolie Reportedly Was Drug-Tested for 'Tomb Raider'
  7. Chris Pine Shaves His Head Bald. Find Out How 'Homeland' Inspired His New Look
  8. Tyga Threatens to Sue Blac Chyna for Defamation After Snapchat Rant