|30 Rockefeller Plaza|
|Redirects:||GE Building; RCA Building; 30 Rock|
|Country:||United States of America|
|City:||New York City|
|Notable apperances:||30 Rock|
30 Rockefeller Plaza is a commercial skyscraper and one of nineteen such buildings that comprise Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan, New York City. The entirety of the plaza is located in Midtown Manhattan and spans the area between 5th and 6th avenue between 48th and 51 streets. 30 Rockefeller Plaza, more commonly known now as the GE Building forms the centerpiece of the plaza and is best known as the headquarters of NBC Studios. The 2006 comedy series 30 Rock, which takes it's name from the building is filmed and takes place at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
The series features actor Alec Baldwin in the role of Jack Donaghy, the newly appointed Vice President of East Coast Television and Microwave Oven Programming. Arriving at 30 Rock, he forms an uncomfortable and sometimes combative relationship with Liz Lemon (played by Tina Fey), who is the head of the writing staff for a comedy sketch series called The Girlie Show. Jack believes in making bold, sweeping new directions to increase viewership for the series, so he brings in a popular, yet controversial movie actor named Tracy Jordan to headline the series. He event went so far as to the change the title of the show to TGS with Tracy Jordan.
TV shows that take place in 30 Rockefeller Plaza Edit
Characters who work at 30 Rockefeller Plaza Edit
- Cerie Xerox
- Frank Rossitano
- Jack Donaghy
- Jenna Maroney
- Kenneth Parcell
- Liz Lemon
- Pete Hornberger
- Tracy Jordan
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Up until 1988, 30 Rockefeller Plaza was known as the RCA Building.
- Many of the interior scenes from 30 Rock, which are meant to reflect the NBC Studios building were actually filmed at Silvercup Studios in Queens.