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  • Baltimore native Jason Winer talks about '1600 Penn' on eve of White House visit

    Baltimore native Jason Winer talks about '1600 Penn' on eve of White House visit
    Baltimore native Jason Winer knows something about family comedy. He's been an executive producer on ABC's "Modern Family" and won a Directors Guild Award for his direction of the hit series' Emmy Award-winning pilot. This week, "1600 Penn," a family...
  • '1600 Penn' inherits 'Modern Family' comedic DNA

    '1600 Penn' inherits 'Modern Family' comedic DNA
    NBC is promoting "1600 Penn," a midseason sitcom from Baltimore native Jason Winer, as " 'Modern Family' meets 'The West Wing.' " Forget "The West Wing" part. After seeing three episodes, including the pilot that premieres with a sneak preview at 9:30...
  • Baltimore native Jason Winer gets new Hollywood deal, NBC debut date

    Baltimore native Jason Winer gets new Hollywood deal, NBC debut date
    Baltimore native Jason Winer signed a new deal with 20th Century as NBC announced a premiere date for his sitcom, "1600 Penn," according to the trade publication Variety. The deal will keep the Friends School graduate writing-producing and directing at...
  • With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington

    With new shows in the works, TV is awash in Washington
    After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun. Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
  • Jason Winer's '1600 Penn' sitcom wins midseason spot on NBC

    Jason Winer's '1600 Penn' sitcom wins midseason spot on NBC
    It's pilot pickup time in Hollywood, and Baltimore's Jason Winer got some good news yesterday with an order from NBC for 13 episodes of "1600 Penn," a political comedy that he co-created, directs and executive produces. The series will introduced as a...
  • How Josh Gad was almost Cameron, and Sarah Palin led Jason Winer to '1600 Penn'

    How Josh Gad was almost Cameron,  and Sarah Palin led Jason Winer to '1600 Penn'
    Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...
  • Film presidents: "You don't want what you think you already know."

    Film presidents: "You don't want what you think you already know."
    Two of the most common screen presidents have been Richard M. Nixon and Abraham Lincoln, both wellsprings of human and political drama you couldn’t really fabricate. The new Steven Spielberg-directed “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day-...
  • Tonight: ‘The Voice’ finalists sing; ‘Gossip Girl’ goodbye

     
    ESPN's "Monday Night Football offers the New York Jets at Tennessee at 8:30....
  • This week: ‘Justified,’ ‘Cougar Town’ return; ‘Deception,’ ‘Banshee’ debut

     
    Here are some major changes coming to the TV schedule this week: MONDAY: “The Bachelor” starts its 17th season at 8 p.m. on ABC.  Sean Lowe, who was rejected by Emily Maynard on “The Bachelorette,” takes the title role this time....
  • NBC midseason: ‘The Voice,’ ‘Revolution’ return March 25

     
    NBC has unveiled its plans for midseason, including the start date for the next cycle of “The Voice.” The Peacock Network decided to do two editions of the popular singing contest this season. Once the fall show ends, “The Voice”...
  • Commentary: How to tell if you're a 'dependent'

    Promos are everywhere for the new fall TV shows, with their big stars (Matthew Perry, Kevin Bacon!) and amazing supporting casts (Ellen Barkin, Bill Pullman!). But what happens when a cast isn't helping the star of the show, but instead contributing to...
  • 'Community' goes back to school Feb. 7

    'Community' goes back to school Feb. 7
    It looks like "Community" will be back Feb. 7, but nothing is a certainty when it comes to NBC and this show. The network seems to be treating it like a bastard stepchild. On Tuesday, the network announced its midseason premiere dates for three new...