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Great News: Season 2 (2017-2018)




Critic Consensus: Great News avoids a sophomore slump thanks to its hilarious cast and the welcome onscreen addition of series creator Tina Fey.


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Season 2 of this comedy series opens with the crew feeling victorious after breaking a big story, which resulted in the exit of their old boss. Now, a new boss has arrived, Diana St. Tropez (Tina Fey), who takes over the show and has big plans to change things up. As a result of her arrival: Katie (Briga Heelan) ponders what is the next step of her career; Carol (Andrea Martin) is vying for a promotion; and Chuck (John Michael Higgins) tries to adapt to the show's new format. Meanwhile, it's not just the crew's work life that is about to change when Katie starts a new relationship, while still having feelings for Greg (Adam Campbell), and Chuck tries to reconcile with his estranged son.


Briga Heelan
as Katie Wendelson
Tina Fey
as Diana St. Tropez
Reid Scott
as Jeremy
Jim Rash
as Fenton Pelt
Tim Meadows
as Attorney
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Critic Reviews for Great News: Season 2

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (5)

What sets Great News apart - aside from the quality of its writing and its unsung ensemble - is its uncommon sweetness.

October 4, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a funny show, but it's working through some growing pains, trying to find its voice and figure out its cast chemistry, which, to be fair, it took 30 Rock about a season to do as well.

December 27, 2017 | Full Review…

There are enough laughs to match the talent involved. The well-utilized cast is charming, the writing a bit sharper, and, oddly enough, the arcs feel more original.

September 29, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

While the writing has its moments of brilliance, as a whole the show feels stagnant.

December 27, 2017 | Full Review…

Most things get significantly better when you add Tina Fey to them. So it makes sense that adding the 30 Rock alum to the Season 2 cast of NBC's Great News takes an already-fun sitcom and elevates it about a bazillion notches.

September 29, 2017 | Full Review…

Tina Fey puts a little more juice in her "Great News" (NBC, 9:30 p.m.) by joining the cast as a tough new executive and just like that the series moves from cute to genuinely funny...

September 28, 2017 | Full Review…

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