From daytime cop to primetime cop.

Updated April 3: has learned that Ryan Paevey will guest star in the Sunday May 6 8: 30 PM episode. Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for further information about the episode as it’s released.

On February 20, reported that General Hospital’s Ryan Paevey has already booked his next acting role. Paevey departed GH as Detective Nathan West and will soon be playing a cop on the Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine. So far no details are known, other than he will be playing a serious cop, which he revealed in a response to his social media posts from the set. In an Instagram post with actor Joe Lo Truglio, who plays Detective Charles Boyle on the show, Paevey wrote, “This guy…one of the warmest, funniest humans I’ve ever met.” He also shared a photo of an adorable dog and noted, “Tummy rubs are the best. I swear, in my next life, I’m coming back as the dog on a TV set…..ruff life.”

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is in its fifth season on Fox and airs Sundays at 8:30 PM. It follows Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg, SNL) and his diverse, lovable and humorous colleagues at the NYPD’s 99th precinct, including their dead serious boss, Captain Holt (Andre Braugher, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit). The show also stars Terry Crews as Sergeant Terry Jeffords, a muscle-bound cop who loves his three little daughters and yogurt. One Life to Live alum Melissa Fumero, who played Adriana Cramer on the soap from 1998 until 2011, plays competitive Detective Amy Santiago. Stephanie Beatriz plays the tough-as-nails Detective Rosa Diaz, Chelsea Peretti portrays Captain Holt’s lazy assistant Gina Linetti, and Joel McKinnon Miller and Dirk Blocker star as the veterans of the force, who don’t appear to do much, Detective Scully and Detective Hitchcock. will update readers as soon as more details on Paevey’s episode become available.

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