Fox confirms new season schedule

Fox has ordered three new comedies and two new dramas for its 2012-2013 season. The US broadcast network officially unveiled its new schedule yesterday.

The new comedies are The Mindy Project, Ben and Kate and midseason offering The Goodwin Games.

The two dramas are The Mob Doctor and The Following.

Ben and Kate is a single camera ensemble comedy from Dana Fox (New Girl) about a young guy who moves in with his little sister to help her raise her five-year-old. It is produced by 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment.

The Mindy Project will be produced by Universal Television and 3 Arts. It is a single camera comedy from Mindy Kaling, one of the stars of the US version of The Office. It follows a young woman with a successful career but disastrous personal life.

The Goodwin Games, meanwhile, will be made by 20th Century Fox TV and tells the story of three estranged siblings who return home after the death of their father (Beau Bridges).

Drama series The Mob Doctor, from Sony Pictures Television, is about a brilliant doctor forced to also work for the Mafia.

The Following is a serial killer drama from Kevin Williamson (Scream). It will be produced by Warner Bros. TV.

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