Fox's popular comedy, New Girl, just got picked up for an eight-episode final season according to star Jake Johnson.
#NewGirl has been picked up for 8 final episodes! Very excited to be able to finish what we started. Also Happy Mother's Day, ladies.
— jake johnson (@MrJakeJohnson) May 14, 2017
Like the network did with Emily Deschanel lead Bones this season, their letting the Zoey Deschanel lead show have a shortened final season as a proper send off. New Girl has been the highest rated live-action comedy on Fox since it debuted in September of 2011.