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.