|First Appearance||"The Virgin"|
|Last Appearance||"The Pilot, Part 2"|
|Portrayed By||Anne Twomey|
Rita Kirson is an employee at NBC who became executive upon the disappearance of Russell Dalrymple. She passed on Jerry after its pilot premiered, then cancels the whole series because she doesn't like the pilot that much. She was eventually replaced by James Kimbrough. Anne Twomey portrayed Rita.