Eye on Emmy: New Girl's Zooey Deschanel Breaks 'Adorkable' Stereotypes, Teases Season 2
A whole thesaurus-full of adjectives has been bestowed upon Zooey Deschanel over the course of her almost-15-year showbiz career. But none have had quite the staying power of “adorkable,” the descriptor that Fox coined to sum up her character, Jess Day, on the fall breakout, New Girl. Mind you, it doesn’t faze the 32-year-old actress, who in real life comes off far brainier than zany. “It was a really great tagline for the show’s first season,” says the movie star (Elf) and indie darling (500) Days of Summer). “I can’t complain.” Nonetheless, it probably won’t be long until she gets stamped with another label: Emmy nominee. READ MORE
New Girl Exclusive: Zooey Deschanel on the Chances of a Musical Episode
TV series from Xena: Warrior Princess and Scrubs to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Community have staged musical episodes. And, since New Girl’s leading lady, Zooey Deschanel, is a bona fide pop star, it would make sense for her show to do one, too, right? READ MORE
Saturday Night Live With Zooey Deschanel: Best and Worst Skits?
It was a good night for celebrity impersonations, and not so good for period sketches, as New Girl star Zooey Deschanel hosted a lively episode of Saturday Night Live this week.
Highlights included …READ MORE
New Girl Exclusive: Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, Ryan Kwanten Talk Awkward First Dates
New Girl has its first ever Valentine’s Day episode airing this Tuesday on Fox at 9/8c, and in the spirit of its singleton’s-eye-view of modern love, stars Zooey Deschanel and Hannah Simone, plus guest star Ryan Kwanten, sat down to dish the subject of awkward first dates. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Hot Promo: Zooey Deschanel Preps for SNL Hosting Debut With a Song
Zooey Deschanel is the New Girl at Saturday Night Live this weekend, a fact that is not lost on SNL regular Kenan Thompson in the following promo. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
SNL Books Zooey Deschanel and Channing Tatum
Saturday Night Live is welcoming two first-timers — including a New Girl — to Studio 8H this February.
Channing Tatum will Step Up for his hosting debut on Feb. 4 …READ MORE
Golden Globe Nominees React! Who Said What?
Some of TV’s biggest stars and producers got an extra special wake-up call this Thursday morning in the form of a Golden Globe nomination. Though it was bright and early, many couldn’t contain their surprise and joy at receiving a tip of the hat from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. But the excitement is just beginning …READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY
New Girl Boss Puts the Kibosh -- For Now -- on One Adorkable Romance
New Girl‘s obviously made-for-each other twosome, Jess and Nick, will probably be “married by the end of Season 1,” says showrunner Liz Meriwether. “It’s going to go fast and furious.”
Although Meriwether is clearly kidding about the wedding, that doesn’t mean there’s no hope for the hit Fox comedy’s predestined pairing. There just isn’t any hope right now. READ MORE
Fall TV Twist: New Girl Gone 'Til November
Fox is hoping that when it comes to the New Girl, absence will make your heart grow even fonder. READ MORE
Breaking: Fox's New Girl Gets Full-Season Pickup
No surprise here: Fox has picked up freshman hit New Girl for a full season.
The network announced Wednesday that it has ordered an additional 11 episodes of the Zooey Deschanel-fronted comedy, bringing its Season 1 order to 24 episodes. READ MORE