Even the most die-hard Mindy Kaling fans had to acknowledge that The Mindy Project's first season had some flaws. And unfortunately, right when the show seemed to be finding its groove, the season was over. Now, The Mindy Project is back for Season 2 and poised to be the great comedy we always wanted it to be.
The first season of the The Mindy Project suffered from a severe lack of focus. Torn between being a workplace comedy and a meta rom-com, The Mindy Project was a little all over the place. Certain episodes featured so many disjointed story lines that it felt stitched together like a comedy Frankenstein. But even amid the confusion, the show always had enough great jokes — delivered by some of Hollywood's hottest actors — to keep me watching.
HBO has ordered a new relationship comedy from Jay and Mark Duplass starring Amanda Peet, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Togetherness follows two couples living under the same roof while struggling to keep their relationships alive and also pursuing their individual dreams. Mark Duplass (The Mindy Project) stars as Brett Pierson, a guy who seems to have it all, but is secretly having problems both personally and professionally. Two and a Half Men's Melanie Lynskey plays his wife Michelle.
Will they or won't they? It's a question as old as TV and yet, one that never seems to get old. However, after The Mindy Project's first season finale on Tuesday, the question has quickly turned to: Should they or shouldn't they? After Mindy (Mindy Kaling) reneged on her decision to go to Haiti with...
What was Mindy Kaling's college strategy to become the success she is today? "I never partied or had boyfriends," she deadpanned at Friday's Paley Festival panel for The Mindy Project.
She's not entirely kidding. She focused on her passion at to the expense of not having a busy social life. "I've dated more people on this season of the show than I've met men in my life," she added. "I never got distracted."
Our top moments of the week:
15. Creepiest Misunderstanding: When New Girl's Jess discovers that one of her students is drawing mutilated deer, Nick thinks it's a warning sign of his impending homicidal tendencies. So he investigates. Of course he and Jess get caught red-handed at his house, where they learn that he doesn't want to kill his teacher, he's just working on a graphic novel. But there are stillhorrors to behold: The feisty older woman who lives with the student isn't his mom; it's his girlfriend.
14. Wettest Hook-Up: Get your minds out of the gutter, readers! When Mindy tries to orchestrate a casual hook-up with...