By Dan Snierson
October 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Nick Cannon is Brooklyn-bound.

The America’s Got Talent host/poet/future ex-Mr. Carey has been cast in a recurring role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fox announced today. Cannon will play Marcus, the “handsome, educated and charming” nephew of Captain Holt (Andre Braugher). Making his first appearance on the police comedy in a December episode, Marcus is relocating to New York City and will be staying with Holt until he gets settled.

Also joining Cannon on the Nine-Nine guest roster this season are Kyra Sedgwick, Eva Longoria, Craig Robinson, Patton Oswalt, Terrell Owens, Stephen Root, and Sandra Bernhard.