1600 Penn

2012, TV Show


Ratings: Idol, Grey's, Community Hit Lows

Curtis Finch, Jr., Devin Velez, Ryan Seacrest

CBS led the way Thursday on an overall down night.

The Big Bang Theory drew 15.7 million viewers and a 4.5, falling a full point from its last original. Two and a Half Men (12.4 million, 3.3) dropped six-tenths, while ...
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NBC Sends Smash to Saturdays, Gives Go On Post-Office Spot

Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty

And so the death march begins. NBC is moving the ratings-challenged Smash to Saturdays beginning April 6, the network announced Wednesday.

NBC, however, emphasized that it will air... read more

Exclusive 1600 Penn Sneak Peek: Can Skip Make His Last Chance with Stacey Count?

Josh Gad

For most guys, watching a girl run away from you in a room full of Senators would be the final straw. But as 1600 Penn fans now all too well, Skip (Josh Gad) is far from  an ordinary guy.

In this exclusive sneak peek from Thursday's episode (9:30/8:30c on NBC), Skip is over the moon about... read more

Ratings: Idol Wins Repeat-Heavy Thursday

Cortez Shaw

American Idol topped Thursday on a repeat-heavy night.

Which shows must die?

The two-hour episode drew 12.5 million viewers and a 3.8 in the ...
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Ratings: Vampire Diaries Beats NBC and ABC

Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder

The Vampire Diaries beat not one, but two Big Four networks Thursday.

The CW series rose 30 percent to 2.9 million viewers and a 1.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, edging out ABC's Zero Hour (5.3 million, 1.1) and NBC's rating average of 1.2 between Community (3.1 million, 1.1) and Parks and Recreation (3 million, 1.3). Parks and Rec's second ...
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Ratings: Community Grows in Return; Scandal Ties High


Good news, Human Beings! Community went up — just a tick, but still — in its long-awaited Season 4 return.

Thursday's premiere drew 4 million viewers and a 1.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up a tenth from last season's premiere and up five-tenths from the Season 3 finale. That's also higher than the dearly departed 30 Rock's average in the timeslot and is Community's best performance since March 15, when it returned from a lengthy midseason hiatus.

Which canceled show should return?

Community boosted Parks and Recreation (3.8 million, 2.0) to a season high and The Office (4.2 million, 2.1) rising ...
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The Following Tops Midseason Watchlist Adds, Record Month for TVGuide.com

Kevin Bacon

The Following is the most popular midseason show, according to TVGuide.com users' Watchlist adds — and it definitely shows.

The Fox serial killer thriller, starring Kevin Bacon, was the most-added new midseason series on TVGuide.com's Watchlist and that excitement has been reflected in the show's ratings. The drama premiered last week to 10.4 million viewers and a 3.1 in ...
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Ratings: Idol Boosts Glee; 30 Rock Hits Season High

Contestant Chris "Mushroom" Barthel and Nicki Minaj

Fox won Thursday, as American Idol gave Glee a big boost.

Idol earned 15.5 million viewers and a 5.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down five-tenths from last ...
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Ratings: Idol's Night 2 Steady; Parks and Recreation Rises

American Idol

American Idol's Thursday debut held steady with last year's numbers.

After posting its lowest regular-season premiere ever, Idol pulled in 16.2 million viewers and a 5.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down just a tenth from last year's Night 2 bow. The episode slipped just ...
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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

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Premiered: December 17, 2012, on NBC
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Premise: A U.S. president, his wife and their four kids are followed in this comedy series chronicling the ups and downs of family life in the White House.


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