Guess Which SNL Vet Is Stopping By Up All Night?

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29:  Actor Will Forte attends the premiere of "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theater on April 29, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Will Forte;
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: Actor Will Forte attends the premiere of "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theater on April 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Will Forte; Photo: Andrew H. Walker

One of the advantages of having Lorne Michaels as the executive producer of your sitcom is that guest appearances from past and present Saturday Night Live cast members are inevitably a little bit easier (see: 30 Rock). So while the following news isn't completely surprising, it is nonetheless altogether welcome: Vulture has learned that SNL alum Will Forte has signed on to appear in the fourth episode of the new Michaels-produced NBC comedy Up All Night. He'll play a surfer dude named Reed, a stay-at-home dad who meets Will Arnett's character, Chris, at the park. Unlike Chris, Reed is totally chill and not freaking out over fatherhood. The casting of Forte (who's now a recurring player on Michaels' 30 Rock) marks the first, but hopefully not last, visit to Up All Night by an SNL-er. We've got $50 on Amy Poehler stopping by before the Christmas episode.