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    Jess and Mindy -- A Look at the Progression of Female Comedy Characters

    Much of the conversation about Fox's Tuesday night comedy lineup focused on two shows by and starring men, the execrable sitcom Dads, which appears to have imported its jokes from Archie Bunker's subconscious while forgetting that Archie himself was meant to be the butt of the joke, and Brooklyn Nin...

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    Despite Her Best Efforts, Still Not a Dainty Ingenue: On the Return of Mindy Kaling's 'The Mindy Project'

    We are in an interesting era rife with self-lacerating television heroines, ones who don't look like or act like your typical leading ladies and who directly confront that fact on screen by shouldering criticism and humiliation, some of it self-generated.

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    TV News Roundup for September 13th: Lauren Iungerich's New Comedy, Katherine Heigl as CIA Officer and Tina Gordon Chism to HBO

    Here's some of the most notable TV news from the past week including Katherine Heigl's return to television, Tina Gordon Chism developing a comedy series at HBO, Awkward's Lauren Iungerich receiving a put pilot deal for her new comedy at ABC and the second season premiere of Mindy Kaling's The Mindy...

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    Guest Post: What Women (and Men) Want: And Why That's the Secret to Getting Back Together With the All-But-Dead Genre of Romantic Comedy

    Mindy's dilemma, however, also reflects a wider anxiety surrounding the withering state of the cinematic tradition known as the romantic comedy. As Nora Ephron's second-most-classic rom-com Sleepless in Seattle celebrates its 20th anniversary, it's even more painfully clear that the honeymoon is ove...

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    Fox Renews 'The Mindy Project,' 'New Girl,' 'Raising Hope' and, Yes, 'The Following'

    Freshman sitcom "Ben and Kate" already got the snip, but Fox has handled renewals to its three other live action comedies, "The Mindy Project," "New Girl" and "Raising Hope." That means a second season for Mindy Kaling's "The Mindy Project," which premiered this fall, a third for Elizabeth Meriwethe...

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    The Friends-to-Lovers Conundrum, as Explored by 'New Girl' and 'The Mindy Project'

    The article below contains spoilers for the Jan. 29 episodes of "The Mindy Project" and "New Girl."

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    Jay and Mark Duplass Talk Playing Midwives on 'The Mindy Project' and How TV is Taking After Indie Film

    On last night's episode of "The Mindy Project," Mindy (Mindy Kaling), Danny (Chris Messina) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) faced down rivals from the office upstairs -- two holistic midwifing specialists who'd started poaching their patients and threatening their business. One of the siblings was a familiar ...

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    'The Mindy Project,' 'New Girl' and TV's Treatment of Mystifying Millennials

    On this week's episode of "The Mindy Project," "Teen Patient," Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is approached by her 15-year-old neighbor Sophia (Kara Crane) about securing a prescription for birth control. Sophia, it seems, has a steady boyfriend named Henry (Alec George), is in lo...

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    'The Mindy Project' Gets a Full-Season Order From Fox

    "The Mindy Project," the new comedy from "The Office" star Mindy Kaling, will live to see at least one season.

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    Like 'Girls,' 'The Mindy Project' Offers a Challenge to the Typical Leading Lady

    Like Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling is the kind of actress you used to see unjustly relegated to the role of the sidekick, the funny best friend. She doesn't look like the type of leading lady common to the romantic comedies with which her character is so enamored.

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