Scoop: Jenna Elfman Cast as First Lady in NBC's White House Comedy Pilot 1600 Penn
Sitcom vet Jenna Elfman has been tapped to play the wife of the president in 1600 Penn, NBC’s NBC’s Washington D.C.-set comedy pilot about a dysfunctional family that just happens to reside at the most famous address in the United States.
Bill Pullman fills the commander-in-chief role and Brittany Snow (American Dreams), Josh Gad (Book of Mormon) and Amara Miller (The Descendents) play the first children.
Modern Family‘s Jason Winer will direct the pilot and serve as an exec producer alongside Gad and former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett.
Elfman, next seen in the March 25 Season 2 finale of Shameless, will also recur in the upcoming final season of Damages.