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Taye Diggs Is Headed to ‘New Girl’

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Don’t you just love New Girl? Well into its third season now, it’s really turned into a legit hilarious and clever show with great characters. Plus, hello, Zooey Deschanel is the cutest. Her embodiment of Jess really takes the show to the next level and it’s worked out really well.

Well, now Jess is due to get a new love interest on the show (JUST HOOK UP WITH NICK, YOU ARE MEANT TO BE) in the form of Taye Diggs, who will be a guy named Artie in the seventh episode. Considering his stint spans all of one episode, I doubt that’s going to work out.

From The Hollywood Reporter:

Described as a “smooth, confident ladies’ man,” Artie has his eyes set on Jess, which proves to be problematic for her new relationship with Nick. And New Girl fans, take note: The episode in question also heralds the return of Damon Wayans Jr. The Happy Endings star, who played Coach in the pilot episode, kicks off a multi-episode arc at the same time.

Fair enough. Also, thank god Damon Wayans Jr is coming back. Ever since Happy Endings was canceled well, WELL before its time, I was hoping we’d get to see him back on TV. But seriously, I really miss Happy Endings.

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