Fox Debuts Two New Shows Online Before Their TV Premieres

Echo Kellum, Nat Faxon, Dakota Johnson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones and Lucy Punch star in 'Ben and Kate'
Echo Kellum, Nat Faxon, Dakota Johnson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones and Lucy Punch star in 'Ben and Kate' - Photo ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Miranda Penn Turin/FOX
Fox is offering previews of two of their new comedies – Ben and Kate and The Mindy Project – online prior to their primetime debuts. Beginning August 27th at 5pm and running through September 9th, the first episode of both shows will be available on Facebook and other sites.

In order to check out the season premiere episodes, viewers need to ‘like’ the shows’ Facebook pages: and/or

The new comedies are part of Fox’s “Laugh Your FOX Off!” Tuesday comedy block which kicks off on Tuesday, September 25th. Ben and Kate will air at 8:30pm while The Mindy Project has the 9:30pm slot.

More on Ben and Kate:

Ben and Kate stars Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon as a pair of odd-couple siblings – one a responsible single mom; the other an exuberant dreamer – who reunite to help raise Kate’s daughter, Maddie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones). Dana Fox is creator/executive producer. Ben and Kate is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Chernin Entertainment. The series is executive-produced by Fox, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Jake Kasdan, Neil Goldman and Garrett Donovan. Kasdan directed the pilot.

More on The Mindy Project:

The Mindy Project is a biting new single-camera comedy from Emmy Award-nominated writer/producer and New York Times best-selling author Mindy Kaling that follows a woman who, despite having a successful career, is unlucky in love and desperately needs to get her personal life back on track before her friends and colleagues are forced to stage an intervention. The Mindy Project is produced by 3 Arts Entertainment in association with Universal Television. The series is created and written by Mindy Kaling. Kaling, Howard Klein, Matt Warburton and Michael Spillman are executive producers. Charles McDougall directed the pilot.

Source: Fox