Fox renews New Girl, Glee, Raising Hope, and the opportunity to make Zooey Deschanel jokes
Surprising no one who’s witnessed the incipient reign of Zooey Deschanel, Fox has officially picked up Deschanel’s New Girl for a second season, ensuring at least another year of expanding the Deschanel dominion. “Let them eat miniature cupcakes topped with a single Skittle and affixed with kitten stickers,” Deschanel will proclaim in a fake regal accent from her throne, a reupholstered vintage movie theater seat. Anyway, it’s certainly welcome news for fans of the show—which is actually quite good, never mind how easy it is to mock Deschanel’s “adorkable” Etsy-ness—and a sign that Fox is pretty happy with its current Tuesday night lineup, as the network also issued official renewals for Glee and Raising Hope with the implication that all three would remain neighbors next year. “Hooray, that means I can invite them over to my record party—only 45s! I’ll provide the kombucha punch and vegan Rice Krispies treats,” Deschanel said in our imagination, which is just gently ribbing her because it’s fun.