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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...
  • From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason

    From halls of 'Downton Abbey,' to 'House of Cards,' a great midseason
    Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
  • '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...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Monumental Mysteries In a new episode,...
  • 'Burn Notice' Creator Signs Overall with 20th TV, Fox TV Studios

    Matt Nix, the creator and executive producer of USA's long-running "Burn Notice," has signed a new overall deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Television Studios for both broadcast and cable. The deal, which was announced today by...
  • Kevin Hart, 'Think Like a Man Too' Eye No. 1 at the Box Office

    It's deja vu for Kevin Hart at the box office with Sony/Screen Gem's "Think Like a Man 2" heading for an estimated $34 million opening weekend at the U.S. box office. That's the same turf occupied two years ago by the original "Think Like a Man," which...
  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man Too' Parties Its Way to $1.8 Mil Thursday

    "Think Like a Man Too" got the party started on Thursday, racking up $1.8 million in evening shows. The Sony Pictures and Screen Gems film began playing at 7 p.m. in 1,825 locations. The sequel to 2012′s surprise hit adaptation of Steve Harvey's...
  • 'The Wedding Ringer' trailer: Kevin Hart is a best man for hire

    'The Wedding Ringer' trailer: Kevin Hart is a best man for hire
    "Think Like a Man Too" star Kevin Hart is back with another nuptial comedy in "The Wedding Ringer," and a new trailer gives a glimpse of his hijinks with co-star Josh Gad ("Frozen," Broadway's "Book of Mormon"). This time around, Hart plays not a...