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New Girl Exclusive First Look: Will a Double Date be Schmidt's Downfall?

Schmidt is in big trouble! New Girl 's consummate ladies' man will find himself struggling to juggle his two women when Nick ( Jake Johnson ) and Jess ( Zooey Deschanel ) ask to go on a double date. Will the group discover he's been dating both Cece ( Hannah Simone ) and Elizabeth (Emmy winner Merritt Wever )? Check out an exclusive first look at Tuesday's episode to find out:   //

'New Girl' Season 2 video: Jess and her mom play basketball in a deleted scene

brightcove.createExperiences();The "New Girl" Season 2 DVD collection will be released on Oct. 1, but you can watch a little bit of the craziness now. In a deleted scene from the show's Thanksgiving episode, Jess and her mother play basketball.Kind of.Here's the thing: Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Mom (Jamie Lee Curtis) obviously don't know too much about playing basketball -- not the normal way anyway. As Dad Day (Rob Reiner) looks on in resigned disgust, Jess and her mother start to shoot some hoops while using the "Little Women" defense.Based on how things go after that, this version of basketball might bear some relation to "True American" -- in that it's totally insane and makes little sense.This scene is, however, totally worth any and all craziness, because it allows the world to see Curtis doing impressions of the characters in the classic Louisa May Alcott book. And if the total disregard of the rules of... //

New Girl Season 3 Episode 3 “Double Date”

New Girl  “Double Date” Season 3 Episode 3 airs Tuesday, October 1 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  New Girl Season 3 Episode 3 “Double Date” – Thinking Schmidt has chosen to be with Cece, Jess and Nick invite him to go on a double date with them. Nick is caught between loyalty to his friend and loyalty to his girlfriend when he finds out a shocking secret. Meanwhile, Winston promises to get the foursome a table at an ultra-exclusive restaurant that doesn’t take reservations. Read More.... //

New Girl Season 3 Spoilers: Halloween Episode Features Catfishing — And Michael Keaton?

Last year’s Halloween episode of New Girl was pretty epic — who can forget Jess’s desperate attempts to tell Sam she wanted to be his girlfriend? — but according to TVLine, this year’s spooky installment is shaping up to be just as good, if not better. To whet your appetite we have three words: “catfishing” and “Michael Keaton.” Curious yet? We figured you would be! When Jess — who is still coupled with Nick, as far as we know — decides to throw a Halloween party at the loft, the gang... //

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... //