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The Goodwin Games Episode 2 “Welcome Home, Goodwins”

The Goodwin Games Episode 2 "Welcome Home, Goodwins" airs Tuesday, May 27 2013 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis: The Goodwin Games Episode 2 "Welcome Home, Goodwins" – To make amends with April, Chloe invites her to a party, but realizes April may not be her biggest problem in returning to the Goodwins’ hometown of Granby. Meanwhile, Jimmy quickly finds out Granby is too small a town for him to be able to pull off crimes and Henry is disappointed when he finds out Lucinda has a boyfriend in the all-new "Welcome Home, Goodwins" episode of THE GOODWIN GAMES airing Monday, May 27 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. READ MORE...

HIMYM creators bring us The Goodwin Games

The Goodwin Games premiered Monday night on FOX.  It is the brain child of How I Met Your Mother co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas and long time episodes such as “Okay Awesome,” “Game Night... Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/Kevin_Olsta/2013/05/22/himym_creators_bring_us_the_goodwin_ga?ref_src=news_rss

TV ratings: Final 'Dancing With the Stars' performances rise while 'The Voice' dips Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, May 20, 2013The last "Dancing With the Stars" performances of the season drew the show's best ratings since its spring premiere, helping ABC score a big total-viewers win for the night. The premiere of summer drama "Motive," however, couldn't completely capitalize on its lead-in, losing about half of the "DWTS" audience.Elsewhere Monday, "The Voice" continued its gradual slippage during its live-show phase, falling a couple tenths of a point in the 18-49 demographic -- although it was still the night's top show in that measure. The season finale of "Hawaii Five-0" was up a bit over last week for CBS, and "The Goodwin Games" premiered to very modest numbers on FOX.ABC brought in 12.1 million viewers and a 7.9 rating/13 share in households in primetime, finishing 3.1 million viewers ahead of NBC (9 million, 5.5/9). CBS took third with 7.5 million viewers and a 4.8/8. FOX (1.6 million, 1.0/2) finished... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/tv-ratings-final-dancing-with-the-stars-performances-rise-while-the-voice-dips-monday.html

'The Goodwin Games' premiere: How many episodes do you think will air?

It's hard to imagine how Beau Bridges, Scott Foley and Becki Newton got roped into "The Goodwin Games" -- their talents have clearly been on display in other projects, but not so much here. We blame the source material.The Goodwin kids are competing for their father's $23 million inheritance by having to participate in the activities their father laid out for them before he died. It's a series of puzzles and games that will force them to become a family again, starting with moving back in together in their dad's old house. And we assume wacky shenanigans will ensue. What did you think, readers? Are you down to play "The Goodwin Games"?... Read More... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/the-goodwin-games-premiere-how-many-episodes-do-you-think-will-air.html

'The Goodwin Games' Scott Foley: From 'Scandal' high drama to FOX comedy

On FOX's comedy "The Goodwin Games," premiering Monday, May 20, Scott Foley plays an overachieving, overextended surgeon, the eldest of three, who are called home after their dad's death.Their dad, Beau Bridges, was a math professor who somehow managed to amass $23 million but will not bequeath it to his adult children until they learn to act like a family.Foley plays Henry, a rather humorless sort, who "has a habit of keeping everything bottled up," he says. "He was the oldest son, as I am myself, of three siblings. He always felt he had to look after his siblings when his mother passed away and the family drifted apart, and they all come back together for his father's funeral."After a few years of dramas, Foley was itching to do a comedy again. As well known as Foley has become on TV, he also spent lean years at a bunch of disparate jobs."I truly believe that... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/the-goodwin-games-scott-foley-from-scandal-high-drama-to-fox-comedy.html

THE GOODWIN GAMES: Pilot Photo Preview

Fox may be in mostly reruns for scripted shows at this point, but tonight marks the series premiere of THE GOODWIN GAMES. It’s possible you’ve already seen the pilot, but in case you haven’t, some photos to tide you over until tonight… Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV news. Connect with [...] http://www.givememyremote.com/remote/2013/05/20/the-goodwin-games-pilot-photo-preview/

The Goodwin Games Episode 1 “Pilot”

The Goodwin Games Episode 1 "Pilot" airs Tuesday, May 20 2013 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis: The Goodwin Games Episode 1 "Pilot" – Starring Scott Foley ("Scandal," "Grey’s Anatomy"), Becki Newton ("Ugly Betty") and T.J. Miller ("Our Idiot Brother," "She’s Out Of My League"), the new inventive family comedy features three estranged siblings who return home after the loss of their beloved father (guest star Beau Bridges) and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit more than $20 million – if, and only if, they can adhere to their late father’s wishes in the all-new "Pilot" episode of THE GOODWIN GAMES airing Monday, May 20 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. READ MORE...

Fox's 'Goodwin Games' Premieres Early Online, Fox On Demand (Video)

Fox is offering a preview of its upcoming comedy, "Goodwin Games," ahead of its broadcast premiere on May 20. The premiere episode is available at Fox.com, Hulu and via Fox on Demand from Tuesday through Sunday, May 19. Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/foxs-goodwin-games-premieres-early-online-fox-demand-video-91621

Fox’s ‘The Goodwin Games’ Trailer: “The Family That Stays Together Gets Paid Together”

It was beginning to look like The Goodwin Games would never see the light of day, but Fox has now not only given the comedy a premiere date (May 20th), the network has also released a new trailer. From the creators of How I Met Your Mother, The Goodwin Games will follow three adult siblings as they compete in a series of games devised by their late father to decide which one of them will receive his inheritance. The series stars Becki Newton (Ugly Betty), Scott Foley (Scandal) and T.J. Miller (How to Train Your Dragon). Check out the trailer below! READ MORE...

The Goodwin Games (FOX) First Look with Scott Foley and Becki Newton

Take a first look at FOX’s new series  The Goodwin Games  which premieres this Fall 2012 on Tuesdays at Midseason 2013. Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And when that will’s worth more than 20 million dollars, you can bet someone’s going to find a way to get the cash . From the executive producers of " How I Met Your Mother ," THE GOODWIN GAMES is a single-camera comedy that tells the story of three grown siblings who return home after their father’s death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune – if they adhere to their late father’s wishes. If any of the Goodwin kids feel like they deserve the money, then it’s HENRY (Scott Foley, "Grey’s Anatomy," "Felicity"), the eldest child and an overachieving surgeon. He sees himself as a role model for his less successful siblings – and reminds them every chance he gets. Returning home will force Henry to question the choices he’s made, especially as he reconnects with his first love  and true soulmate, LUCINDA (Felisha Terrell, "Days of Our Lives"). Middle sibling CHLOE (Becki Newton, "Ugly Betty") was a child prodigy in math, and her unofficial role as "the smart one" of the family still sends Henry into fits of jealousy. But long ago, Chloe gave up academics in favor of being the popular girl. Now, through a series of hidden messages, her late father will lead Chloe back to her old love of numbers – and back to the person she’s meant to be. Of the three siblings, the youngest, JIMMY (Jake Lacy, " Better With You "), could use the inheritance the most. A small-time ex-con and dull-witted guitarist who’s deep in debt to a loan shark , Jimmy may be the family screw-up, but he has more heart than anyone. Like his siblings, Jimmy’s also returning to something in this town: his eight-year-old daughter. Pulling the strings from beyond the grave is the children’s late father, BENJAMIN (guest star Beau Bridges, "The Descendants"), a college math professor. Guilty over not parenting his kids better, Benjamin has left behind a series of unique challenges – administered by his estate attorney APRIL (newcomer Melissa Tang). Through these tasks, Benjamin hopes he can get his children to rediscover their true selves and learn the lessons he failed to instill in them while he was alive. Their potential reward? More than 20 million dollars – a fortune that they never knew their father had – and the chance to become the people their father wanted them to be. So let THE GOODWIN GAMES begin! Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/05/14/the-goodwin-games-fox-first-look-with-scott-foley-and-becki-newton/