‘1600 Penn’ Showcases Oval Office, Josh Gad

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 […]

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NBC’s New White House TV Comedy Aims for Laughs, Not Politics

(Reuters) – There is a crazy family living at the White House, but it’s not the Obamas. It’s the Gilchrists, whose never-ending follies pulse and push upcoming TV comedy romp “1600 Penn.” Starring Bill Pullman as U.S. President Dale Gilchrist and Jenna Elfman as his first lady, the show’s co-creator Josh Gad said on Friday […]

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NBC Reveals Return for ‘Community,’ Announces Midseason Premiere Dates

NBC has released its full midseason 2013 schedule, including the hotly anticipated return of “Community.” The long-delayed fourth season of the cult NBC comedy, which was pulled from its original October 19 premiere date, will return on Thursday, February 7 in its former 8 PM timeslot. Add “Community” to Your Queue Joining the midseason lineup […]

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