Pilot Scoop: Fox Orders Becki Newton Comedy from How I Met Your Mother Team

Fox has picked up a family comedy from How I Met Your Mother executive producers Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris, to star Becki Newton — who happens to start an arc on the CBS sitcom this Monday.

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The Goodwin Games is described as a single-camera comedy about three siblings who must reconnect in order to inherit their recently-deceased father’s fortune. The onetime Ugly Betty beauty will play one of the children.

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Fox’s other comedy pilot orders this season include Little Brother (starring John Stamos and T.J. Little), Cougar Town creator Bill Lawrence’s semi-autobiographical Like Father, Prodigy Bully (based on a series of one-minute movies) and an untitled vehicle written by and starring The Office‘s Mindy Kaling. (All of Fox’s pilots can be found here.)