FOX picks up 'Goodwin Games' and Mindy Kaling comedy plus 'Ned Fox Is My Manny'
FOX has announced its first series pickups for the 2012-13 season and it's a comedy-palooza!
"The Goodwin Games," starring Becki Newton, Scott Foley and Jake Lacey as three estranged siblings, has gotten a a series order. The three sibs are brought back together when their father passes away and they are instructed that they inherit his fortune ... if they follow his conditions.
"The Office's" Mindy Kaling is jumping networks, as FOX has picked up her as-of-yet untitled comedy that stars Kaling as a Bridget Jones-type OBGYN navigating the tricky waters of personal and professional life as a young woman. Her "Office" co-star BJ Novak will executive produce alongside Kaling.
"Ned Fox Is My Manny" also received a pickup. This single-camera comedy stars Nat Faxon as a free-spirited guy who moves in with his type A sister, played by Dakota Johnson, under the guise of being his niece's nanny.