"4 AM Miracle"
Season 1, Episode 16
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Air date February 19, 2007
Written by Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay
Mark McKinney - Story
Directed by Laura Innes
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4 AM Miracle is the sixteenth episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. The teleplay was written by Aaron Sorkin from a story by Mark McKinney. It was directed by Laura Innes. It premiered on February 19, 2007.



Matt is stuck on a Wednesday night with writer's block and also has to contend with a young lawyer named Mary Tate 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.





  1. Matthew Perry as Matt Albie
  2. Amanda Peet as Jordan McDeere
  3. Bradley Whitford as Danny Tripp
  4. Steven Weber as Jack Rudolph
  5. D.L. Hughley as Simon Stiles
  6. Sarah Paulson as Harriet Hayes
  7. Nate Corddry as Tom Jeter
  8. Timothy Busfield as Cal Shanley

Guest stars

  1. Mark McKinney as Andy Mackinaw
  2. Merritt Wever as Suzanne
  3. Kari Matchett as Mary Tate
  4. Josh Stamberg as Luke Scott
  5. Lucy Davis as Lucy Kenwright
  6. Columbus Short as Darius Hawthorne


  1. Blake Hood as Actor Playing Scott
  2. John Hemphill as A.D.
  3. Sharon Brathwaite as P.A.
  4. Maxine Bahns as Lena
  5. William Stanford Davis as Floor manager
  6. Matthew Dowling as Bernie
  7. Grant Oge as Camera assistant
  8. Joey Thurston III as Cue card tech


Opening credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Creator
  2. W.G. Snuffy Walden - Music
  3. Russell DeNove - Editor
  4. Kenneth Hardy - Production Designer
  5. Dennis S. Hall - Director of Photography
  6. Mindy Kanaskie - Co-producer
  7. Mark Goffman - Producer
  8. Patrick Ward - Producer
  9. Dylan K. Massin - Produced by
  10. Aaron Sorkin - Teleplay
  11. Mark McKinney - Story
  12. Laura Innes - Director

Closing credits

  1. Aaron Sorkin - Executive Producer
  2. Thomas Schlamme - Executive Producer
  3. Dana Calvo - Story Editor
  4. Cinque Henderson - Staff Writer
  5. Melissa Myers - Staff Writer
  6. Amy Turner - Staff Writer





  • Schlamme, T. & Sorkin, A. (Executive Producers). (2007, February 19). Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip [Television program]. Burbank, California: Warner Bros. Television.
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