Jason Lee

Jason Lee has been tapped to join the cast of NBC's new comedy Up All Night, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The My Name Is Earl alum will play the possibly recurring role of Kevin, a clean-cut single dad who begins dating Maya Rudolph's outrageous talk show host Ava. Lee will first appear in November.

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The 41-year-old actor is currently waiting to find out whether his TNT series Memphis Beat will be renewed for a third season.

Up All Night, which also stars Christina Applegate and Will Arnett, airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on NBC.