FOX Gives Full-Season Orders To BEN AND KATE And THE MINDY PROJECT

The Mindy Project

FOX has picked up six additional episodes of BEN AND KATE and nine additional episodes of THE MINDY PROJECT, bringing both new Tuesday night comedies to full-season orders, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “BEN AND KATE and THE MINDY PROJECT have everything we want to stand for … Read more

BEN AND KATE Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot Photos

Ben And Kate Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot

BEN AND KATE Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot Photos : Exuberant dreamer BEN FOX (Nat Faxon) returns to his hometown and reunites with his younger sister KATE (Dakota Johnson), an overly responsible single mom raising her five-year-old daughter, MADDIE (Maggie Elizabeth Jones). But when he arrives, he finds a sad state of affairs. For the first time in their lives, Kate needs Ben’s help, and he’s determined to bring some much-needed chaos into her stable world. In the series premiere, Kate enlists co-worker BJ (Lucy Punch) to help her prepare for what turns out to be a disastrous first date, while Ben teams up with childhood pal TOMMY (Echo Kellum) to stop an ex from getting married in the all-new “Pilot” episode of BEN AND KATE airing Tuesday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (BEN-101) (TV-PG D, L, S)

BEN AND KATE Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot Photos

Ben And Kate Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot
BEN AND KATE: Odd couple siblings Kate (Dakota Johnson, L) and Ben (Nat Faxon, R) – one, an overly responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant kid-at-heart – push each other out of their comfort zones and into real life in the new heartwarming sibling comedy BEN AND KATE premiering Tuesday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Beth Dubber/FOX
Ben And Kate Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot
BEN AND KATE: Odd couple siblings Kate (Dakota Johnson, L) and Ben (Nat Faxon, R) – one, an overly responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant kid-at-heart – push each other out of their comfort zones and into real life in the new heartwarming sibling comedy BEN AND KATE premiering Tuesday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Also pictured: Maggie Jones (C). ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Beth Dubber/FOX
Ben And Kate Season 1 Episode 1 Pilot
BEN AND KATE: Odd couple siblings Kate (Dakota Johnson, R) and Ben (Nat Faxon, L) – one, an overly responsible single mom; the other, an exuberant kid-at-heart – push each other out of their comfort zones and into real life in the new heartwarming sibling comedy BEN AND KATE premiering Tuesday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Beth Dubber/FOX

BEN AND KATE Series Premiere Review

FOX’s new sitcom, BEN AND KATE, is a lightning rod for mixed feelings. One wants to admire their quirky humor, but sometimes it also seems too low-brow. The characters are sympathetic, but they take things a bit too far. The titular leads, Ben (Nat Faxon, Allen Gregory, Reno 911!) and Kate (Dakota Johnson, 21 Jump … Read more