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Happy Endings Scoop: Will 2 Broke Girls’ Nick Zano Be the Cure for Penny's Broken Heart?

Here’s some ah-mah-zing news for Happy Ending’s Penny: You’re about to get a boyfriend who sticks around for a while!

Nick Zano – who played 2 Broke Girls heartbreaker Johnny – has signed on to appear in at least six episodes of the ABC comedy, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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His story will pair him with Casey Wilson’s perpetually single Penny, whose feelings for pal Dave were shut down in the Season 2 finale by the apparent rekindling of his romance with former fiancée Alex.

Zano’s character, Pete, will first show up in the fifth episode of Season 3. But theirs is not a case of love at first sight; in fact, Penny thinks she might be too good for him!

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Zano’s TV credits include 90210, Drop Dead Diva, The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Cougar Town.

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Happy Endings returns to ABC on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 9/8c.