Mindy Kaling’s new sitcom will be picked up for the 2012-2013 television season, Fox announced on Wednesday. The actress, producer and writer is best known for playing hilarious Kelly Kapoor on “The Office,” but she will now have a chance to shine in a lead role. The new sitcom, reportedly titled “The Mindy Project,” will star Kaling as an OB-GYN “who’s trying to get her life in order.” If the thought of Kaling getting her own show isn't enough to get you excited, Ed Helms and Bill Hader will be guest starring in the show’s pilot episode.
More Mindy Kaling sounds like all kinds of excellent to us. Plus, "Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham agrees! She even tweeted her congratulations to Kaling Thursday:
@mindykaling I cannot wait to watch every week wearing a pore strip and cheering my head off. Love love love.
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) May 10, 2012
In anticipation of “The Mindy Project” premiere, which won’t happen until the fall, we’ve come up with seven things we hope to see on Kaling’s new show.
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