Not only do New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine get the plum timelsot following Super Bowl XLVIII, they also rock the guest stars. On New Girl, Jess’ best friend, Cece, gets an exclusive invitation to Prince’s New Year’s party, while Fred Armisen and Super Bowl winning quarterback Joe Theismann are among the guest stars on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as the precinct’s arch-rival The Vulture (Dean Winters) returns.
For more, check out the press release after the jump.
ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY, FOX WILL PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999!
MUSIC SUPERSTAR PRINCE ROCKS ON A SPECIAL “NEW GIRL,” AND “BROOKLYN NINE-NINE” COLLARS SURPRISE GUEST STARS
SPECIAL EPISODES OF TUESDAY NIGHT COMEDIES AIR IMMEDIATELY AFTER “SUPER BOWL XLVIII,” SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, ON FOX
FOX scores a comedic touchdown when special episodes of NEW GIRL and Golden Globe Award winner for Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical BROOKLYN NINE-NINE air Sunday, Feb. 2, immediately after FOX Sports’ coverage of SUPER BOWL XLVIII.
Music royalty Prince will make a special guest appearance on NEW GIRL. In the episode, “Party Time” (airing approx. 10:30-11:00 PM ET/7:30-8:00 PM PT), Jess (Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Zooey Deschanel) is ready to paint the town purple when a chance encounter finds her and best friend Cece (Hannah Simone) invited to a once-in-a-lifetime mansion party thrown by music legend Prince, guest-starring as himself. Not wanting to miss out on the fun, Nick (Jake Johnson), Schmidt (Max Greenfield), Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Coach (guest star Damon Wayans, Jr.) are determined to crash the festivities, building toward an unforgettable ending. The episode also will feature special guest cameo appearances.
In the all-new “Operation: Broken Feather” episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (airing approx. 11:00-11:30 PM ET/8:00-8:30 PM PT), Jake (Andy Samberg, who won this year’s Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical) and Amy (Melissa Fumero) investigate a string of hotel robberies together, but their partnership is put to the test when he finds out she may leave the Nine-Nine to work in the Major Crimes unit with “The Vulture” (guest star Dean Winters). Meanwhile Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) and Sergeant Jeffords (Terry Crews) strategize to make the precinct more efficient. Fred Armisen (“Portlandia,” “Saturday Night Live”) and Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Thiesmann guest-star, among other surprise appearances.
NEW GIRL is produced by Chernin Entertainment in association with 20th Century Fox Television. The series was created by Elizabeth Meriwether. Meriwether, Brett Baer, Dave Finkel, Jake Kasdan, Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope are executive producers, with Meriwether, Baer and Finkel serving as co-showrunners/writers and Kasdan directing multiple episodes of the series.
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BROOKLYN NINE-NINE is produced by Universal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fremulon. The series is created and written by Dan Goor (“Parks and Recreation,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”) and Michael Schur (“Parks and Recreation,” “The Office”). The series is executive-produced by Goor, Schur and David Miner (“30 Rock”). The pilot was directed by the team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“21 Jump Street,” “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”).
“NEW GIRL” AND “BROOKLYN NINE-NINE” SUPER BOWL EPISODES – Page 2
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