One of NBC’s beloved sitcoms will remain a part of its Thursday night comedy lineup for another season, while four struggling sitcoms get the axe.
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 […]
Where once the post-holiday schedule was a blizzard of chilly reruns, January is aburst with premieres and finales. Already, the much-adored British miniseries “Downton Abbey” has made its much-awaited season return Sundays on PBS.
“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.
Monday December 17: ‘Gossip Girl‘ (8pm ET on The CW) **Series Finale** Record Now The series finale begins with the stars and executive producers bidding farewell to the Upper East Side in a look back at the show’s many unforgettable moments. Then, in a fashionable farewell to remember, our favorite Upper East Siders join forces […]
(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 […]
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 […]