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New Girl Finale: What's Next for Nick and Jess?

Nick and Jess will have to face a harsh reality during New Girl's season finale (Tuesday, 9/8c, Fox) when they're forced to spend an entire weekend together on a cruise ship — a super romantic trip they planned before their split.

To soften the blow of having to spend the trip together, Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) invite the whole gang along. But, being the frugal spenders that they are, Nick won't pass up the chance to get their money's worth during the trip, even if that means being forced to do romantic activities like couples yoga and massages with Jess. Unfortunately, those events will actually make them realize being just friends is much harder than they thought. What does that mean for the future of the gang and their living situation? TVGuide.com turned to executive producers Dave Finkel and Brett Baer to get the scoop:read more

VIDEO: The New Girl

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The New Girl
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Length: 23:02
Aired: 1/1/1992

A tough new girl from Chicago irritates Zack and then falls for him. watch

VIDEO: Cruise

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Length: 21:43
Aired: 5/6/2014

Jess and Nick promise not to make it weird when the gang goes on a cruise. watch


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Year Title Description
2011 United States of Tara: Crackerjack
Season 3, Episode 2
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2011 United States of Tara: Chicken 'n' Corn
Season 3, Episode 8
Episode, Writer
2011 New Girl TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2010 United States of Tara: You Becoming You
Season 2, Episode 4
Episode, Writer
2008 Baby Mama Movie, Actor - Gay Man

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Elvis at a Funeral and More New Girl Scoop From PaleyFest

The King is alive... at least when a Miller family funeral is concerned.

At the Paley Festival panel for Fox's New Girl, moderated by TV Guide Magazine's Rob Moynihan on Monday, the cast and producers gave some scoop about the upcoming March 26 episode in which Nick (Jake Johnson) travels home to Chicago because of a death in the family. "Nick's father passes away," executive producer Brett Baer explained. "And then Elvis shows up?" read more

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