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Stars and Creators of NBC's 1600 Penn to Visit the National Press Club

Roundtable discussion to be held with actors and producers of new NBC show

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cast and producers of NBC's newest comedy, 1600 Penn, will take questions on what it's like to be the first on-screen family of the White House at the National Press Club on Wednesday, January 9, at 12 noon in the First Amendment Lounge.

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Cast members Jenna Elfman ("Dharma & Greg"), Bill Pullman ("Independence Day"), Martha MacIsaac ("Superbad"), Andre Holland ("Friends with Benefits") , Josh Gad ("21") and producers of the show Jason Winer ("Modern Family"), Jon Lovett and Mike Royce ("Everybody Loves Raymond") will hold a roundtable discussion. Media are invited to view the pilot episode at 12:00p.m., with the Q &A discussion starting at 12:30p.m. Press Club President, Theresa Werner will moderate.

1600 Penn takes an inside-look at what it is like to raise a family inside the White House.  Produced by 20th Century Fox, this election-year comedy highlights the "Gilchrists", an average American family living under one big roof as the Nation's first family and dealing with everyday struggles inside the Oval Office.

This event is open to all media and is free to attend. To register for the event, please visit our website at http://www.press.org/events/1600-penn-roundtable-discussion.

For more information on 1600 Penn and its cast, visit http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/nbcentertainment/1600penn.

About the National Press Club
The National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists with more than 3,300 members worldwide representing every major news organization. More than 250,000 people visit the Club each year to attend more than 2,000 events. The Club was founded in 1908 and is on the web at press.org.

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