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First Look: Brad Garrett Takes The Crazy Ones to New Heights

Brad Garrett, Robin Williams

It's hard not to look up to Brad Garrett. Next month, the 6'8½" former Everybody Loves Raymond star joins CBS's The Crazy Ones in the recurring role of... read more

Pilot Season: Sarah Michelle Gellar to Play Robin Williams' Daughter in CBS Sitcom

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar is slated to star alongside Robin Williams in the CBS sitcom pilot The Crazy Ones, TVGuide.com has learned.

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The Biz: Jon Lovett Returns To The Beltway In 1600 Penn

Jon Lovett

Just when Jon Lovett thought he was out of politics, they pulled him back in. The 30-year-old former stand-up comic toiled over speeches for President Obama for three years ­before he quit in September 2011 to pursue comedy writing in Hollywood. "The one thing I didn't want to do was a show about the White House," he says. "I was too close to it." But on January 9, Lovett... read more

1600 Penn Boss: We're Not Worried About Political Correctness

Josh Gad

1600 Penn is about the First Family, but it's definitely not about politics.

"It takes a little bit of time, but we do quickly [get] to a show that concentrates more on the family dynamics where the White house is just a back drop," executive producer Mike Royce told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter previews. "That's a product of how we have to launch the stories that occur, but as we go along we're able to turn things more inward which I think is a more interesting place to be."

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Capitol Gains: TV Goes to Washington

Sigourney Weaver

Before executive producer Greg Berlanti came in to pitch what would become Political Animals, USA Network wasn't actively looking for a series set in Washington, D.C. "We were probably as averse to [D.C. shows] as any network," says Bill McGoldrick, USA's executive vice president of original scripted programming.

Not wanting to alienate viewers, TV execs have mostly steered clear of... read more

NBC Picks Up White House and Justin Kirk Comedies to Series

Justin Kirk, Bill Pullman

NBC's 2012-2013 TV lineup is going to the dogs, the cats... and the White House?

NBC picked up the Presidential family comedy 1600 Penn and the Justin Kirk-led sitcom, Animal Practice, to series.

NBC orders Ryan Murphy comedy and J.J. Abrams action drama

From Modern Family's Jason Winer and Book of Mormon star... read more

13 Promising Pilots: New Shows from Kevin Bacon, Connie Britton, Ryan Murphy and Mindy Kaling

Kevin Bacon, Connie Britton

Before the networks unveil their fall lineups in May, TVGuide.com has chosen the 13 most promising pilots:

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Pilot Season: Bill Pullman to Play the President in NBC's 1600 Penn

Bill Pullman

Bill Pullman is playing the president — again.

The Independence Day actor, who recently starred in Torchwood: Miracle Day, will portray... read more

Pilot Season: Brittany Snow to Co-Star in NBC's 1600 Penn

Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow has been cast in NBC's new presidential pilot 1600 Penn.

The comedy centers on the most ordinary family in the world — who just so happen to live at the White House. Snow will play... read more

Pilot Season: Fox Orders Comedy Pilots from Steve Levitan, Jamie Tarses, Peter Tolan

Jamie Tarses, Peter Tolan

Fox has ordered comedy pilots from Modern Family's Steve Levitan, Happy Endings' Jamie Tarses and Rescue Me's Peter Tolan.

Reboundling, executive-produced by Levitan, is... read more

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