UPFRONTS 2013

NBC Renews ‘Parks,’ Cancels Bubble Sitcoms

NBC has renewed “Parks and Recreation” for a sixth season while at the same time announcing cancellation of White House laffer 1600 Penn, Whitney and Up All Night.

Obama To Screen ‘1600 Penn’ At White House

Post-‘Voice’ Preview For First Family Sitcom

NBC will unveil the pilot episode of its White House sitcom, 1600 Penn, after the season finale of The Voice, at 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 17. 1600 Penn stars Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Jenna Elfman (Dharma and Greg), and Josh Gad (Broadway’s The Book of Mormon) as a dysfunctional First Family.

NBC Picks Up ‘1600 Penn,’ ‘Animal Practice’

NBC bolstered its upcoming comedy roster by picking up the White House comedy 1600 Penn and the office comedy Animal Practice (formerly Animal Kingdom) to series Monday.