Comedy Headlines for 10/23/12

What’s happening in the comedy world now… FOX ordered up additional episodes of New Girl and Raising Hope. Those two sitcoms, plus The Mindy Project, now will have 24-episode seasons for 2012-2013. President Barack Obama will visit The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Wednesday (Oct. 24). It’ll be Obama’s fifth appearance on Leno’s show; third since becoming president. Cue the Kurt Cobain rolling in his grave references, because CBS has given a put-pilot commitment to a multi-cam called Smells Like Teen Spirit. Dave Geotsch (The Big Bang Theory) is writer/EP on the project, based on a teen who...

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