Max Greenfield on his 'New Girl' Emmy nomination and how Schmidt evolved into a vulnerable d-bag

When "New Girl" debuted on FOX last fall, anyone who watched the pilot -- or even the first few episodes -- would have classified Max Greenfield's character of Schmidt as a funny, but one-note sidekick. After all, his character was the reason why the boys in the apartment Jess Day (Zooey Deschanel) moves into maintained a "douchebag jar," since it seemed all Schmidt was in love with was his clothes and abs.But Schmidt turned out to be arguably one of the best supporting characters on TV not named Ron Swanson, and through his romance with Jess' model buddy Cece (Hannah Simone), we found out where that overconfidence came from. Schmidt became such a favorite that, when his Emmy nomination was announced in July, it really didn't come as much of a surprise.Last week, Greenfield talked with Zap2It about how Schmidt and the show developed in the first season, what's in store for Schmidt and Cece...


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