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'1600 Penn' Preview: A Fat Man Trying On Different Sized Coats

1600 Penn technically premiered with a "sneak preview" last month, but is making its "official premiere" tonight at 9:30 P.M. Eastern on NBC.

Whether you end up finding NBC's new comedy 1600 Penn funny or not will be based entirely on your feelings about physical humor and where you stand on the character played by Book of Mormon's Josh Gad. Gad plays Skip Gilchrist, the President of the United States' bumbling fool of a son who exasperates his family and causes both them and the White House press secretary several headaches whenever he tries to help, which so far is all the damn time. (The obvious comparison to Chris [...]

Watch the Pilot to NBC's New Sitcom '1600 Penn' Right Here, Right Now

Here's the pilot episode of NBC's new midseason sitcom 1600 Penn, starring Josh Gad, Jenna Elfman, Bill Pullman, and some other people as the dysfunctional family of the President (Pullman plays the President, not Josh Gad). This first episode aired in a special preview last night. The show's set to officially premiere on January 8th at 9:30 after The Office, but watch it online first so that you can feel ahead of the curve and better than everybody when January 8th rolls around.

The Lost Projects of Chuck Lorre

Chuck Lorre’s name may not inspire the same kind of admiration in the hearts of comedy fans as  hipper auteurs like Judd Apatow, Tina Fey, Dan Harmon, or Louis C.K. (in fact, he may inspire quite the opposite), but the man behind three of the biggest comedies on TV (Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly) is every bit as powerful and influential in the humor world as some of these more revered figures, if not more so. Let’s take a look at some of the TV shows that the Two and a Half Men man has tried to get on the air over [...]