There are some big changes coming to NBC's Up All Night.
As it heads into its second season, the series is undergoing a major makeover and dropping Ava, the show-within-a-show hosted by Maya Rudolph's character. In moving away from Reagan's workplace, Up All Night will begin to focus more on "smaller, lower-key home stories," according to The Huffington Post.
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But don't fear, Ava isn't going anywhere — and she's getting a new friend! Sean Hayes
has booked a multi-episode arc as Ava's former accompanist.Fans of the series will remember Ava once had a bustling music career with hits such as "Back It Up (Beep Beep)
" and "Basically
." The addition of Hayes' character from her chart-topping past will hopefully mean Ava has a bit of a music career revival.Up All Night
premieres Thursday, Sept. 20 and 8:30/7:30c on NBC.