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  • Sean Hayes plays gay dad in new NBC sitcom

    Sean Hayes plays gay dad in new NBC sitcom
    As the television networks announced their fall schedules during this week's upfronts, news was pretty mixed for TV's LGBT characters. The good news first: Former "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes is returning to NBC with a new sitcom bound to touch on gay...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Frozen' an icy blast of fun from the first snowflake

    Review: 'Frozen' an icy blast of fun from the first snowflake
    Walt Disney Pictures has its animation mojo back. Finally. With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, "Frozen" is an icy blast...
  • 'Thanks for Sharing': Josh Gad likes challenge of winning viewers over

    'Thanks for Sharing': Josh Gad likes challenge of winning viewers over
    Like most people, Josh Gad thought of sex addiction as a joke. He'd read headlines about the debauched exploits of such celebrities as David Duchovny, Tiger Woods and Russell Brand — all of whom went to rehab to treat the behavioral disorder —...
  • NBC cancels 'Up All Night,' 'Guys With Kids,' 'Whitney' and '1600 Penn' [Updated]

     
    First-year comedy "1600 Penn" won't be back on NBC next season. Neither will "Whitney," which got a surprise renewal last year but didn't survive to a third season....
  • NBC orders 'Ironside' remake, 'Chicago PD' and 'Undateable'

    NBC orders 'Ironside' remake, 'Chicago PD' and 'Undateable'
    NBC continued to flesh out its 2013-14 schedule on Friday, ordering a remake of the 1960s and '70s detective drama "Ironside," plus a cop-show spin-off of "Chicago Fire." The network also added "Undateable," a young-adult sitcom starring Chris D'Elia as...
  • Jay Leno discovers world's best karaoke couple at the pump

    So you think you and your significant other are pretty good at karaoke? Well, you've got nothing on Will and Monifa Sims, who delivered an impromptu gas station concert that was so impressive Jay Leno invited them on "The Tonight Show" on Wednesday....
  • 'The Voice' Season 3 finale will lead-in to '1600 Penn' preview on NBC

     
    NBC's new comedy "1600 Penn" gets a special sneak preview after the Season 3 finale of "The Voice."...
  • '1600 Penn' review: Will you be voting for NBC's new comedy?

     
    NBC has aired a special early premiere of its comedy, "1600 Penn," starring Bill Pullman, Jenna Elfman and Josh Gad as a Presidential family with lots of quirks. Is it worth a watch?...