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His co-star is the extremely narcissistic Jenna Maroney, portrayed by Jane Krakowski.
Jack "Danny" Baker (Cheyenne Jackson) is the newest TGS cast member.
Alec Baldwin, however, has said on several occasions that both he and the 30 Rock team in general felt that the writing in the fifth season was not up to the high standards of the previous four seasons.
(Baldwin attributes this to inevitable burnout) For this reason, Alec Baldwin felt that the show should finish its run after the next - and last contracted - season.
For all its busyness, it feels a little more comfortable in its own skin".
Francis Rizzo of DVD Talk was also positive about the season, commenting that "the joy of 30 Rock is the way it manages to keep surprising after years of following the same, relatively unchanging characters, thanks to writing that's frequently ridiculous and hilarious, and a cast that makes even the most over-the-top situation feel real, and thus even funnier".
30 Rock season five received nine nominations at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Fey, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Baldwin, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Krakowski, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Elizabeth Banks, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for both Matt Damon and Will Arnett, Writing, Directing, and the series' fifth consecutive nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series, although it did not win in any of these categories.
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The fifth-season premiere, "The Fabian Strategy", drew 5.9 million viewers, This is a measurement of the viewers who recorded the series and viewed it within seven days of broadcast.
In all, the season added 1.4 million (28 percent) more total viewers when seven day results were factored in.
However, the sixth season ended up being so enjoyable - and the quality of the writing so spectacular - that Baldwin had a change of heart, and was prepared to commit for three more seasons (which would have brought the total to nine seasons).
Instead, Tina Fey ended the show after the seventh season; according to Baldwin, she made the decision after having her second child.