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New Girl Season 3: Nick and Jess Are Still Going Strong!

We’ve had our doubts about Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess’s (Zooey Deschanel) relationship — even showrunner Elizabeth Meriwether has expressed her concern for the pair — but in tonight’s all-new episode the quirky couple is still going strong. The episode’s writer, Kay Cannon, tells E! Online in an exclusive clip just how tricky it’s been to develop the duo’s relationship. “I think this episode was particularly hard," she says in the clip. "Jess and Nick are together and we wanted to tell a...

'New Girl': Hannah Simone on Sharing Schmidt With Merritt Wever (Video)

The actress tells THR about the quick resolution to her character's surprise love triangle: "Things either come together or fall apart -- depends on who's talking."  

New Girl Season 3 Episode 2 “Nerds”

New Girl  “Nerds” Season 3 Episode 2 airs Tuesday, September 24 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  New Girl Season 3 Episode 2 “Nerds” – When Jess desperately tries to fit in with a clique of “mean girl” teachers at her new school, she (mistakenly) turns to Nick for advice on how to deal with them. Meanwhile, an office party is anything but fun for Schmidt, and Winston plots revenge while cat-sitting for Daisy (guest star Song), whom he suspects is cheating on him. Read More...

Emmy Winner Merritt Wever Walks Offstage Without Giving a Speech

The "Nurse Jackie" co-star was a surprise winner for best supporting actress.  

Taye Diggs Heads to 'New Girl'

The "Private Practice" star heads to the Fox comedy as a would-be suitor for Zooey Deschanel's Jess.  

TV ratings: 'New Girl' premiere up from last year, 'Dads' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' have decent starts

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013The opening night of FOX's comedy block turned in mostly decent results Tuesday: "New Girl" was up over its premiere a year ago, and the series debuts of "Dads" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" did OK, with "Brooklyn" building on its lead-in. On the downside, "The Mindy Project" fell from its 2012 premiere, but it did do better than last season's average.Elsewhere Tuesday, "America's Got Talent" rose in both viewers and adults 18-49 for NBC, and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" rebounded for The CW after dipping last week. ABC primed its audience for next week's "Agents of SHIELD" debut by airing "Iron Man 2."Thanks to "AGT," NBC led the night in viewers with just over 9 million, along with a 5.6 rating/9 share in households. CBS (8.15 million, 5.4/9) came in second. FOX (5.3 million, 3.3/5) took third, followed by ABC with 3.8 million viewers and a 2.4/4. The...

Zooey Dechanel Was ‘Hoping’ Nick and Jess Would Hook Up

Nick and Jess have had the summer to figure out their relationship. And with " New Girl " returning on Tuesday night, fans will finally get to see what happens between the twosome since they declared their love for one another at the end of last season.   Read More...

'New Girl' Season 3 premiere: Do Nick and Jess make it? Should they?

It says something about the insanity of the "New Girl" Season 3 premiere that the brand-new relationship between Jess and Nick is the healthiest one around. They certainly beat Schmidt and his two girlfriends. And it is absolutely no contest when compared to the Winston-Schmidt-puzzle dynamic of "All In."But can they make it? Should they? And how did Winston not know he was color blind?This isn't just a coupleOne thing that the characters and the audience realize before the end of the episode is that no coupling of Nick and Jess can ever be about two people. There are four people in this relationship. Yes, it's weird and a little creepy, but that's how it has to go. As Jess puts it, "There is no 'us' without Schmidt and Winston."All evidence in "All In" makes this odd dynamic between the boys of "New Girl" very clear. Schmidt texts and calls Nick roughly 50 times...

Zooey Deschanel on 'New Girl's' New Dynamic and the Pressure of Maintaining Bangs

The actress tells THR about navigating the Nick-Jess relationship in the comedy's third season, fan affections and the unlikely influence of her 'do: "People are way more invested in my hair than I am."  

New Girl Season 3 Premiere 2013 “All In”

New Girl  “All In” Season 3 Episode 1 airs Tuesday, September 17 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  New Girl Season 3 Episode 1 “All In” – Picking up immediately after the events of the Season Two finale (Cece’s cancelled wedding), Nick and Jess decide to go “all in” on their romantic relationship – which leads them to run away to a Mexican beach town. But when Nick runs into trouble with the authorities, it’s Schmidt and Winston to the (possible) rescue, which may land Nick into even deeper trouble. Meanwhile, Schmidt makes a decision regarding Cece and Elizabeth (guest star Merritt Wever), and Winston becomes obsessed with completing a puzzle. Read More...