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Fox Orders College Comedy From Tina Fey, Matt Hubbard And Robert Carlock Straight To Series

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, actress Tina Fey arrives at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2012 file photo, actress Tina Fey arrives at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre, in Los Angeles. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, dick clark productions and NBC announced Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have signed on to host the 70th annual ceremony after British comedian Ricky Gervais' three-year reign as the ceremony's acerbic master of ceremonies. The Golden Globes are set to air on NBC on Jan. 13, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

The multicamera comedy is set in a women's college that is opening its doors to male students for the first time, and hails from Fey and fellow "30 Rock" executive producers Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock. Hubbard is set to write the half-hour project, while Fey has no plans to star.

After NBC acquired Fey's first post-"30 Rock" project from writer Colleen McGuinness (also an alum of the Fey/Alec Baldwin comedy), interest among the networks was high for the college comedy, which reportedly sparked a bidding war.

Fey is under a four-year overall production deal at Universal Television, which is already proving lucrative given the interest in both new series. The actress, who's up for an Emmy this year for her work on the final season of "30 Rock," is also working on a "Mean Girls" stage musical with husband Jeff Richmond.

For more on Fey and Hubbard's new Fox comedy, click over to THR.

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