‘New Girl’ Adds Damon Wayans, Jr. as Series Regular

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Damon Wayans, Jr. has been tapped as a series regular on Fox’s New Girl, TV Line has confirmed.

As fans know well, Wayans, Jr. has been popping up periodically over the last three seasons in the comedy series as the character Coach, the former roommate of Jess, Schmidt and Nick, who moves out to live with his girlfriend. His character was replaced by actor Lamorne Morris. Coach later returns after calling it quits with his girlfriend.

‘New Girl’ just ended its third season on the network this week with Wayans appearing in a four episode arc. When season four of the Zooey Deschanel vehicle returns Wayans, Jr. will be seen on a steady basis now that the actor has more time following the unexpected cancellation of ‘Happy Endings’ where he played the role of Brad Williams.

Damon Wayans, Jr. has previously been seen in ‘Someone Marry Barry’, ‘Sex & Marriage’, ‘Just Face It’, ‘NTSF:SD:SUV’, ‘The Underground’ and ‘My Wife and Kids’.

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