Prince

Prince will guest-star in New Girl's upcoming post-Super Bowl episode, E! News reports.

The musician will play himself, and will come between Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschanel).

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The New Girl casting marks Prince's first-ever appearance on a TV comedy. According to the website, he is a fan of the show and asked if he could make an appearance. Pop singer Taylor Swift also made a rare TV appearance on the series in the Season 2 finale.

New Girl, which airs Tuesdays at 9/8c, will share the post-Super Bowl slot with Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Are you excited to see Prince on the comedy?