Mindy Kaling, Nat Faxon
Fox has given full-season orders to new comedies The Mindy Project and Ben and Kate, Fox announced Monday.
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"Ben and Kate and The Mindy Project have everything we want to stand for in comedy: smart writing, hugely appealing casts and comedy that feels contemporary and real," Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly said in a statement.
The Mindy Project stars The Office's Mindy Kaling as a gynecologist trying to juggle her career and love life. Ben and Kate stars Dakota Johnson as a single mother who leans on her goofy but good-hearted brother, played by Nat Faxon.
Both shows air on Tuesday nights. Ben and Kate at 8:30/7:30c and The Mindy Project at 9:30/8:30c.