Rachel Dratch has been tapped to guest star in an upcoming episode of the second-year NBC comedy, reuniting with co-star Maya Rudolph, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Dratch will guest star in an upcoming episode as Linda, a Valley Copies employee and fan of Rudolph’s Ava who is overjoyed when she’s given some special Ava Show memorabilia.
Dratch and Rudolph were regular cast members on NBC’s Saturday Night Live — which like Up All Night is produced by Lorne Michaels — from 2000 to 2011. The duo tag-teamed on the”Wake Up Wakefield!” sketch that saw the duo host a middle school morning show.
Dratch, repped by Paradigm, is also poised to guest star on ABC’s Suburagtory this season. On Up All Night, she joins Will & Grace‘s Sean Hayes, who will play Ava’s former accompanist in a multiple-episode arc.
Up All Night returns for its second season at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Watch Dratch and Rudolph in “Wake Up Wakefield!” below.