An NBC rep confirmed that Bayer will guest star in Season 7, but declined to offer additional details. Samberg first revealed Bayer’s casting on Instagram.
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Bayer and Samberg shared two seasons on SNL before Samberg departed the late-night sketch comedy series in 2012. Meanwhile, Bayer was a cast member through 2017. She left the show after a seven-season run.
Since SNL, Bayer has appeared in episodes of Drunk History, I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson, Love, Single Parents (as Taran Killam’s ex), What We Do In the Shadows and Will & Grace.
Bayer is the latest former SNLer to stop by Brooklyn. Previous guest stars have included Adam Sandler, Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Nasim Pedrad, Julia Sweeney and Tim Meadows.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine was previously renewed for a seventh season (its second on NBC), which is set to debut at midseason. Are you looking forward to Bayer’s guest stint?