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Fox to premiere the new Fox Tuesday lineup with advance screenings and live nationwide Q&A event

Melissa Hayer Published: August 15, 2012
From left, Echo Kellum, Nat Faxon, Dakota Johnson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Lucy Punch of "Ben and Kate" - Fox Photo
From left, Echo Kellum, Nat Faxon, Dakota Johnson, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Lucy Punch of "Ben and Kate" - Fox Photo

 

Fans in ten cities across the country will be given the exclusive opportunity to view Fox’s new Tuesday night comedies “Ben and Kate” and “The Mindy Project” during the “New Fox Tuesday Screenings and Live Q&A Event” at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Sunday, Aug. 26, according to a news release.

Immediately after the in-theater screenings, the casts of “New Girl, “Raising Hope,” “Ben and Kate” and “The Mindy Project” will take part in a live and interactive nationwide question and answer session.

The screenings in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Houston will allow thousands of promotional winners and fans to get an advance look at the fall pilot episodes of the new comedies “Ben and Kate” and “The Mindy Project” before they premiere on Fox.

Following the two-episode preview, Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt of “Raising Hope;” Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon of “Ben and Kate;” Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Lamorne Morris of “New Girl;” and Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina of “The Mindy Project” will participate in a nationwide interactive Q&A live from The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center with Entertainment Weekly’s Annie Barrett moderating in Los Angeles.

Fans watching the live Q&A at the screenings around the country will be able to submit questions via Facebook and Twitter.

Questions for the participants may also be submitted now via each of the show’s respective Facebook pages and Twitter (see list below for more information).

In addition, on the day of the event, questions can be sent through Twitter using #FOXTuesdays.

If you’re a fan who’s unable to attend one of the nationwide screenings, you can watch the live Q&A at www.fox.com/TuesdayNight at 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT Sunday, Aug. 26.

The Q&A will be available for replay at this link through Sunday, Sept. 9.

FACEBOOK AND TWITTER LISTINGS FOR FOX TUESDAY COMEDIES:

BEN AND KATE
Facebook.com/BenandKate
Twitter: @BenandKateFOX   (#benandkate)        (#FOXTuesdays)

THE MINDY PROJECT
Facebook.com/TheMindyProject
Twitter: @MindyProjectFOX  (#themindyproject)  (#FOXTuesdays)

NEW GIRL
Facebook.com/NewGirlonFOX
Twitter: @NewGirlonFOX      (#newgirl)                (#FOXTuesdays)

RAISING HOPE
Facebook.com/RaisingHope
Twitter: @RaisingHopeFOX  (#raisinghope)         (#FOXTuesdays)

More information on the screenings and live Q&A event as well as Fox’s Tuesday comedies, provided by the network, is as follows:

The NEW FOX TUESDAY SCREENINGS AND LIVE Q&A EVENT will be held as noted below.   Fans who would like a chance to attend the SCREENINGS AND LIVE Q&A EVENT in one of the 10 cities across the country, may RSVP via the email addresses below:

Eastern Time:
Eastern Time screenings begin at 8:00 PM, with the LIVE Q&A starting at 9:00 PM. Doors open at 7:00 PM and all seating is first come, first served:

NEW YORK        AMC Empire 25, 234 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
RSVP: FOXTuesdayNewYork@AlliedIM.com

PHILADELPHIA    AMC Plymouth 12, 494 Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
RSVP: FOXTuesdayPhilly@AlliedIM.com

BOSTON        AMC Boston Common 19, 175 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111
RSVP: FOXTuesdayBoston@AlliedIM.com

WASH., D.C.        AMC Hoffman Center 22, 206 Swamp Fox Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
RSVP: FOXTuesdayDC@AlliedIM.com

ATLANTA    AMC Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 RSVP: FOXTuesdayAtlanta@AlliedIM.com

Central Time:
Central Time screenings begin at 7:00 PM, with the LIVE Q&A starting at 8:00 PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM and all seating is first come, first served:

CHICAGO        AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611
RSVP: FOXTuesdayChicago@AlliedIM.com

DALLAS    AMC Northpark 15, 8687 N. Central Expressway 3000, Dallas, TX 75225
RSVP: FOXTuesdayDallas@AlliedIM.com

HOUSTON    AMC Studio 30, 2949 Dunvale, Houston, TX  77063
RSVP: FOXTuesdayHouston@AlliedIM.com

Pacific Time:
Pacific Time screenings begin at 5:00 PM, with the LIVE Q&A starting at 6:00 PM. Doors open at 4:00 PM and all seating is first come, first served:

LOS ANGELES    The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
RSVP: FOXPublicityEvents@fox.com

SAN FRANCISCO    AMC Bay Street 16, 5614 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA 94608,
RSVP: FOXTuesdaySF@AlliedIM.com

It’s two for Tuesday, Sept. 25, when NEW GIRL returns for Season Two with a two-episode season premiere event (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT and 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT), and two new comedies, BEN AND KATE (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) and THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), join the Tuesday comedy block.  BEN AND KATE stars newcomer Dakota Johnson and Nat Faxon (“Bad Teacher,” Academy Award-winning co-screenwriter of “The Descendants”) as a pair of odd-couple siblings – one an overly responsible single mom; the other an exuberant dreamer – who reunite to help raise Kate’s daughter, Maddie (Maggie Jones, “We Bought A Zoo”). Created and written by Mindy Kaling (“The Office”), THE MINDY PROJECT stars Kaling as a skilled OB/GYN trying to balance both her personal and professional life.

The following week, on Tuesday, Oct. 2 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), RAISING HOPE returns to the Tuesday night lineup with all-new misadventures of the Chance family. In the Season Three premiere, Golden Globe winner Tippi Hedren and her real-life daughter, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Melanie Griffith, guest-star as Sabrina’s (Shannon Woodward) grandmother and mother, respectively.

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From left, Ed Weeks, Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina of "The Mindy Project" - Fox Photo
From left, Ed Weeks, Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina of "The Mindy Project" - Fox Photo
From left, Lamorne Morris, Jake Johnson, Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield and Hannah Simone of "New Girl" - Fox Photo
From left, Lamorne Morris, Jake Johnson, Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield and Hannah Simone of "New Girl" - Fox Photo
From left, Garret Dillahunt, Martha Plimpton, Lucas Nef, Baylie/Rylie Cregut, Cloris Leachman and Shannon Woodward of "Raising Hope" - Fox Photo
From left, Garret Dillahunt, Martha Plimpton, Lucas Nef, Baylie/Rylie Cregut, Cloris Leachman and Shannon Woodward of "Raising Hope" - Fox Photo

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