NBC has added two new shows to its 2012-2013 slate. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the White House comedy "1600 Penn" has gotten a series order of 13 episodes.
The series was created by and co-stars "Book Of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and stars Bill Pullman as the POTUS and Jenna Elfman as the First Lady and stepmother to the president's children. The Peacock network is getting a lot of "Book Of Mormon" talent: Andrew Rannells, the lead in the play, is starring in Ryan Murphy's "The New Normal," which was also just picked up.
Additionally, the network has ordered 13 episodes of "Animal Practice," a comedy revolving around a veterinarian (played by "Weeds" star Justin Kirk) who loves animals, but hates their owners.
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