30 Rock grabs Salma Hayek

No one is scooping up quality guest stars like NBC's 30 Rock. The comedy, which launches season three later this month, has already lined up Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Blake Lively, and Leighton Meester--that's some pretty crazy bling for a show that barely anyone watches.

But Tina Fey isn't done wrangling in A-listers for small parts. The writer/actress has struck gold again, this time bringing in Salma Hayek.

According to The New York Post, Hayek won't be playing herself, but will star in a pair of episodes as a character. The Mexico-born actress has largely made her keep in feature films such as Frida, Desperado, and From Dusk Til Dawn, but did hit the boob tube as a guest on ABC's Ugly Betty last year.

Actor Steven Weber, best known for starring in Wings, is continuing to plaster his face all over television with a guest role on ABC's Desperate Housewives, says EW.com. He'll play the older-boyfriend-slash-former-professor of Julie Mayer (Andrea Bowen) in an upcoming episode.

Law & Order alum Jesse L. Martin has found a new gig on NBC's midseason drama The Philanthropist, says The Hollywood Reporter. Martin will play the business partner and best friend of the lead character, a well-doing billionaire played by James Purefoy who uses his power to help the needy around the world.

Finally, Justine Bateman is reuniting with David Duchovny on Californication, says OK Magazine. Of her role, the former Family Ties star says she'll get hot and heavy with Duchovny's amorous character. The pair previously worked together on the film The TV Set.

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