Night Court Adds Nyambi Nyambi, aka New Clerk Wyatt, as Series Regular

Night Court’s new clerk will be sticking around for a while.

Nyambi Nyambi (The Good Fight) has been promoted to series regular for the current Season 2 of NBC’s courtroom comedy, TVLine has confirmed. (Our sister site Variety first reported the news.) Nyambi plays new court clerk Wyatt Shaw, who made his debut in this Tuesday’s episode.

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Wyatt is described as “the court’s new quick-witted and sarcastic clerk. Wyatt has seen it all and, as a recently divorced, overprotective father of two young girls, he’s determined to make sure his daughters see way less than he did.” Nyambi’s TV credits include The Good Fight, where he played lead investigator Jay DiPersia, and Mike & Molly, where he played Mike’s waiter pal Samuel.

Nyambi replaces Kapil Talwalkar, who played court clerk Neil in Night Court’s freshman season but exited the show in December. (A source told TVLine at the time that the show wanted to take things in a different direction creatively, with lots of different characters and personalities, more in the vein of the original Night Court.) Neil’s absence was addressed in the Season 2 premiere, when Abby said that Neil moved to Lake Tahoe with his girlfriend.

Are you liking the new court clerk Wyatt so far, Night Court fans? Give us your verdict in the comments.

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