Nyambi Nyambi has been promoted to series regular on NBC’s revival of “Night Court,” Variety has learned exclusively.
Nyambi made his first appearance on the show as a guest star in the Season 2 episode that aired on Jan. 16. He will make his first regular appearance on the show beginning Feb. 6. Nyambi plays Wyatt Shaw, described as “the court’s new quick-witted and sarcastic clerk. Wyatt has seen it all and, as a recently divorced, overprotective father of two young girls, he’s determined to make sure his daughters see way less than he did.”
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Nyambi is known for his work on shows like “The Good Fight,” “Mike & Molly,” “Blindspot,” and “Titans,” as well as for films like “Here Today” and “The Sleepless.” He has also lent his voice to animated projects like “The Death of Superman” and “Reign of the Supermen.” Nyambi is additionally an accomplished stage actor, including performances with Shakespeare in the Park and plays like “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.” He serves on the board for the Almasi Collaborative Arts, an organization dedicated to developing emerging African artists.
He is repped by Verve, ATA Management, and Del Shaw Moonves.
“Night Court” stars Melissa Rauch as judge Abby Stone, the daughter of the late Harry Stone from the original series. John Larroquette reprises his original role as prosecutor Dan Fielding, with India de Beaufort and Lacretta also starring.
Dan Rubin developed the revival and executive produces along with Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, Larroquette, Mat Harawitz and Lon Zimmet. Warner Bros. Television produces in association with the Rauchs’ After January Productions and Universal Television.
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