'30 Rock' Rolls with Salma Hayek
The Emmy-winning comedy series has signed Hayek for a two-episode arc later this season. She'll be playing a character named Elisa, a new love interest for
"Salma is smart, funny and gorgeous," "30 Rock" creator-star
For her part, Hayek says she's "been a fan of Tina's talent, both as an actress and a writer, since working with her years ago on 'SNL.' I am so excited to be part of such an intelligent, funny show."
Hayek's guest role will be her first TV series appearance since she recurred on
The new season of "30 Rock" premieres Thursday, Oct. 30. "Will & Grace" Emmy winner Megan Mullally guest-stars in the premiere; Winfrey's guest spot is set for the following week, and Aniston will also appear later in the season. NBC hasn't set an airdate for Hayek's appearances.