Elizabeth Banks' Avery Jessup Returning to NBC's <i>30 Rock</i>

After appearing in one of the most successful movies of all time, Elizabeth Banks will return to one of the most critically acclaimed comedies of the past decade. The Hunger Games star will make her way back to NBC's 30 Rock at some point this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Banks' Avery Jessup plays a conservative TV journalist who wound up in a relationship with Alec Baldwin's Jack Donaghy. The pair later got married and had a baby, with Jessup eventually detained in North Korea and forced to marry Kim Jong-un. She's been a major story point throughout the sixth season, but remained mostly off screen. The exact date of her return has yet to be revealed, but has been confirmed it won't be for the April 26 live episode.

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