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Just hours after announcing its 2012-13 schedule, Fox has unveiled trailers for its three freshman comedies and two dramas.
On the drama side, the network has a thriller from The Vampire Diaries‘ Kevin Williamson starring Kevin Bacon and a drama from the creators of Drop Dead Diva starring Jordana Spiro. Comedy rookies include The Office‘s Mindy Kaling as a young doctor juggling her personal and professional lives an a project from the gang behind How I Met Your Mother starring Scott Foley and Becki Newton.
Check out the five trailers, below.
Ben & Kate, from Couples Retreat scribe Dana Fox, revolves around a single mother (Dakota Johnson) who gets an assist from her brother (Nat Faxon), who moves in with her to help her raise her baby. The title character is a heightened version of Fox’s brother, Ben Fox. Airs Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m.
The Following, from The Vampire Diaries‘ Kevin Williamson, is a thriller about an ex-FBI agent, Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), who leads the search to catch a diabolical serial killer, Joe Carroll (James Purefoy), who has created a cult of serial killers. Debuts Mondays midseason.
The Goodwin Games, written and exec produced by How I Met Your Mother‘s Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris, is a family comedy about a father who leaves his fortune to his three children (Becki Newton, Scott Foley, Jake Lacy) — but only if they will agree to his terms. Debuts Tuesdays midseason.
The Mindy Project stars The Office‘s Mindy Kaling as a young Bridget Jones-type doctor who tries to navigate her personal and professional lives. Ed Weeks, Chris Messina and Anna Camp co-star. Airs Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m.
The Mob Doctor features My Boys‘ Jordana Spiro as a young female thoracic surgeon who becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a “mob doctor” while also working full-time at Chicago’s most prominent hospital. Friday Night Lights‘ Zach Gilford co-stars. Airs Mondays at 9 p.m.
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