Scoop: Will Arnett Will 30 Rock Once Again

Will Arnett will perform double duty for the Peacock this TV season.

Already the male lead of the freshman NBC comedy Up All Night, Arnett is now officially booked to reprise his 30 Rock character of Devon Banks, TVLine has learned.

Arnett originated the role of Jack Donaghy’s sexually amorphous business rival toward the end of the hitcom’s first season, and has returned a half dozen times since — most recently to help Jack out of a bind with his Kabletown boss. To date, Arnett has earned three guest star Emmy nominations for the role.

News of Arnett’s latest 30 Rock visit comes on the heels of reports that he and the rest of the Arrested Development cast will reprise those characters for a “mini-season” of refresher episodes leading up to the long-rumored movie adaptation of the Fox comedy.

Up All Night airs Wednesdays at 8/7c; 30 Rock will kick off its sixth cycle at midseason.

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  1. Elizabeth says:

    I love Devin Banks!

  2. Cloudy Knight says:

    Will has a lot of work lined up. Good thing he’s talented enough to handle all these comedic roles.

    • KevyB says:

      Well, at least he’ll have somewhere to flex his comedic muscles, cuz that’s certainly not happening on Up All Night. Seriously, is that show a drama, or what?

  3. Kristen says:

    Devon Banks may be the best recurring character on “30 Rock”. Or at least the one I look forward to seeing the most.

  4. js says:

    lemon’s new boss!? ;)

  5. Nate says:

    Well, here come ANOTHER guest acting Emmy nod for Arnett…

  6. Aprilcot26 says:

    Yessssssssss! Devon Banks is awesome.

  7. Archie says:

    Best news EVVVVAAA!

  8. Brad says:

    Dr. Spaceman is a horrible character who is not funny whatsoever. I cringe everytime he appears on screen. His character is lazy writing.