"The Goodwin Games" is a single-camera comedy series from the executive producers of "How I Met Your Mother that is premiering on FOX in mid-season 2012-2013.

Where there's a will, there's a way. And when that will's worth more than 20 million dollars, you can bet someone's going to find a way to get the cash. The series tells the story of three grown siblings who return home after their father's death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune — if they adhere to their late father's wishes.

If any of the Goodwin kids feel like they deserve the money, then it's Henry (Scott Foley, "Grey's Anatomy," "Felicity"), the eldest child and an overachieving surgeon. He sees himself as a role model for his less successful siblings — and reminds them every chance he gets. Returning home will force Henry to question the choices he's made, especially as he reconnects with his first love and true soulmate, Lucinda (Felisha Terrell, "Days of Our Lives").

Middle sibling Chloe (Becki Newton, "Ugly Betty") was a child prodigy in math, and her unofficial role as "the smart one" of the family still sends Henry into fits of jealousy. But long ago, Chloe gave up academics in favor of being the popular girl. Now, through a series of hidden messages, her late father will lead Chloe back to her old love of numbers — and back to the person she's meant to be.

Of the three siblings, the youngest, Jimmy (Jake Lacy, "Better With You"), could use the inheritance the most. A small-time ex-con and dull-witted guitarist who's deep in debt to a loan shark, Jimmy may be the family screw-up, but he has more heart than anyone. Like his siblings, Jimmy's also returning to something in this town: his eight-year-old daughter.

Pulling the strings from beyond the grave is the children's late father, Benjamin (guest star Beau Bridges, "The Descendants"), a college math professor. Guilty over not parenting his kids better, Benjamin has left behind a series of unique challenges — administered by his estate attorney April (newcomer Melissa Tang). Through these tasks, Benjamin hopes he can get his children to rediscover their true selves and learn the lessons he failed to instill in them while he was alive. Their potential reward? More than 20 million dollars — a fortune that they never knew their father had — and the chance to become the people their father wanted them to be.

So let "The Goodwin Games" begin!

The cast includes Scott Foley as Henry Goodwin, Becki Newton as Chloe Goodwin, Jake Lacy as Jimmy Goodwin, Felisha Terrell as Lucinda Hobbes, and Melissa Tang as April Cho.

"The Goodwin Games" is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The executive producers are creators and writers Carter Bays, Craig Thomas & Chris Harris, and pilot director Peyton Reed.

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Network: FOX
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: 2013
Seasons: 1
Production Company: 20th Century Fox Television

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