(BBC) — U.S. network NBC has commissioned President Obama’s former speechwriter, Jon Lovett, to make a sitcom about family life in the White House.

Book of Mormon star Josh Gad and Modern Family director Jason Winer are also behind the show, titled 1600 Penn – after the presidential address.

Bill Pullman stars as the U.S. president in the comedy, with Dharma and Greg star Jenna Elfman as the first lady.

NBC has initially ordered 13 episodes of the show.

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