Fox has slotted 9:30 PM Tuesday, April 10, for the premiere of the eight-episode seventh and final season, culminating in a one-hour finale at 9 PM Tuesday, May 15.
In addition to Pedrad, the final season will feature the return of notable guest stars, including Damon Wayans Jr., Dermot Mulroney, David Walton, Nelson Franklin, Sam Richardson, Jamie Lee Curtis and Rob Reiner. In addition to Smoove, Tig Notaro also will make a series debut in a guest-starring role.
New Girl has been an important show for Fox and sibling 20th TV. It became the first big SVOD sale of a current broadcast comedy series to Netflix for a reported $900,000 an episode, and six seasons in, continues to be Fox’s highest-rated comedy series.