New Girl is an American television sitcom that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. It stars Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris, and Hannah Simone. New Girl has received some favorable responses from critics since its conception, many giving particular praise for Deschanel and Greenfield's performances. The show has been nominated for several awards, including four Golden Globe Award nominations and five Primetime Emmy Award nominations. On March 4, 2013, the series was renewed for a third season, which premiered on September 17, 2013.