The “1600 Penn” star turned in a dramatic moment on Wednesday’s “Watch What Happens Live” after she was prompted to imitate the trademark moves of “Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Kenya Moore.
By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — After putting yet another wearying, bitterly fought national election behind us, do we really need a sitcom set in the White House? Yes, said Jason Winer, a creator of NBC’s newcomer “1600 Penn,” because it’s about a family in a colorful setting, not politics, and because it’s a […]
(Reuters) – A “trophy wife” as first lady, a hapless college-aged son who burns down a fraternity house, and a daughter frantically taking pregnancy tests in a White House bathroom – this TV comedy had better be funny. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama is slated to hold a private screening at the White House with […]
“We thought: What is an amazing contrasting place to putting a bull in a china shop and we thought the White House is kind of the biggest china shop there is,” explains creator/executive producer Jason Winer.
White House comedies have a history of failure on TV. Now, two new ones hope to reverse that trend. Watch NBC’s “1600 Penn” — plus, read our list of White House comedies through the years.