The show takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy show, similar to NBC's Saturday Night Live. It is scheduled to air on Mondays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) beginning on September 18, 2006 and has been reported to reair on Bravo Wednesday nights. [1]

The show was created by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing) and is produced by Thomas Schlamme (director and executive producer of many West Wing episodes) Schlamme and West Wing veteran Christopher Misiano will also direct the series. [2]