ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's fifth) on 3/31/15
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX's press release, March 2015) FOX has picked up the comedy series NEW GIRL for a fifth season, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. "Four seasons in, NEW GIRL continues to be one of the smartest and most relatable comedies on television," said Madden. "The writing is razor-sharp, the ensemble is consistently hilarious, and we couldn't be more proud of Liz, Brett, Dave and the entire NEW GIRL team. We absolutely love this show and we're so excited to bring it back for Season Five." The series will celebrate its landmark 100th episode during the upcoming 2015-2016 season.