MARTHA MacISAAC Moving to “1600 Penn”

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Updated: January 9, 2013

1st Lady Jenna Elfman along with Martha MacIsaac as BeccaPick up the popcorn, plan your parties/program your PVRs...

The wait is over as tomorrow brings the series premiere of Martha MacIsaac's new NBC comedy 1600 Penn.

Watch the video above for some insight into Martha's character - 1st daughter Becca Gilchrist .

For more on the show and broadcast times in your area visit their homepage.

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Posted: May 18, 2012

Martha MacIsaac as Becca Gilchrist in NBC's 1600 PennCharlottetown, PEI born actress Martha MacIsaac is moving into the White House and into the role of Becca Gilchrist, the eldest daughter in the rather dysfunctional first family of 1600 Penn.

Bill Pullman (While You Were Sleeping) stars as President Dale Gilchrist along with Jenna Elfman (Dharma & Greg) who plays Emily Nash Gilchrist first lady and stepmother to the kids in the NBC 2012-13 mid-season comedy.

NBC's 1600 Penn with PEI's Martha MacIsaac

Former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett co-created the show with director Jason Winer and Josh Gad who plays Skip the out of control brother – check out the trailer above for his brand of mayhem.

Dead Before Dawn 3DYou should be able to see Martha on the big screen again before her new TV series premieres – as Dead Before Dawn 3D is set to hit theatres this fall.

On the off chance you're reading this post while in France however, you can catch a screening 7th annual Perspective Canada Cannes, running parallel to the Cannes Film Festival this weekend... it's possible. SABS

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SABS previous posts on Martha MacIsaac – Dead Before Dawn 3D, Ventures into "Versailles", Makes "Minimum Wage"

For more info on 1600 Penn click here
For more on Dead Before Dawn 3D click here
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Martha MacIsaac & Michael Cera in SUPERBADFor the record...

1600 Penn won't be the first time Martha's been cast as a Becca...you'll recall that was the name of her character in 2007 hit Superbad

And...it won't be the first time Bill Pullman has played the President either.... he played President Thomas J. Whitmore in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day.


1 Comment »

  1. It's too bad NBC is saving this for mid-season. It should have gotten a big splash out of the gate in the fall. I hope they promote it well, because I'm afraid a lot of viewers still think of mid-season shows as shows that weren't good enough to make the fall schedule. That may not be the case here.

    Comment by TV Gord — June 9, 2012 @ 10:48 am


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