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WATCH: Check Out Trailers for 'The Crazy Ones,' 'Hostages,' and More of CBS' New Shows

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(CBS)CBS has released trailers for its new fall show, including Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar's father-daughter comedy The Crazy Ones, Dylan McDermott's political thriller Hostages, and Anna Faris' sitcom Mom.Check out the trailers below, then hit the comments with your snap judgments. You can check out CBS' full fall schedule here.The Crazy OnesA father-daughter workplace comedy set in the world of advertising.Executive Producers: David E. Kelley (Harry’s Law, Ally McBeal)Cast...Read Full Story

Kal Penn Pictures and Bio

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Kal Penn's full name is Kalpen Suresh Modi. He was born to Indian immigrant parents in Montclair, New Jersey, where he stayed through high school and took an interest in both politics and the arts. After graduating form high school, Kal Penn attended UCLA where he double majored in film and sociology. Penn has explained that hearing stories about his grandparents marching with Mahatma Ghandi inspired him to take an interest in politics.While attending UCLA, Kal sought out his first acting...Read Full Story

Kal Penn Robbed at Gunpoint in Washington, DC

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(Getty Images)Actor, ambassador and noted White Castle connoisseur Kal Penn found himself on the wrong end of a gun Monday night in Washington, DC, where he says he was mugged around 1:20 AM. Law enforcement officials confirmed Tuesday that Penn reported the robbery shortly after it happened. The actor, known best for the Harold and Kumar movies, reportedly gave up his wallet and other personal property.Kal moved to DC early last year when President Barack Obama appointed him to the White...Read Full Story

Kal Penn Leaving Washington for 'Harold and Kumar'?

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Kal Penn was first in the spotlight as an actor, then left his career to work for the Obama Administration as associate director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. Now, there's speculation that he's leaving his post to make the third installment of his film franchise Harold and Kumar, according to CinemaBlend.com. There have been lots of back-and-forth reports on the matter, some confirming the flick A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas, others saying Penn's employers have no...Read Full Story

Kal Penn Leaves 'House' for the White House

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Actor Kal Penn speaks on stage during the "We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial" on January 18, 2009 at the National Mall in Washington, DC. The event includes a diverse array of talent featuring both musical performances and historical readings and an appearance by U.S. President-elect Barack Obama. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)House fans saw a surprising turn of events last night as Dr. Kutner (played by Kal Penn) committed suicide on the hit show...Read Full Story