August 03, 2015 | Updated at 11:11 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Community' Season 5 Spoilers: John Oliver Returning as Ian Duncan in Multiple Episodes [VIDEO]

One of 'Community's more famous guest stars is returning for more episodes in season 5.

By Kevin Jacobsen, EnStars on Sep 12, 2013 12:09 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • John Oliver
  • English: The Daily Show correspondent John Oliver at Occupy Wall Street on Sunday October 16, Day 31. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons)
  • Community
  • Cast of 'Community' (Photo : 'Community' Facebook page)

One of Community's more famous guest stars is returning for more episodes in season 5.

John Oliver will be returning to Community in season 5 to reprise his role as Professor Ian Duncan, according to a Wednesday report by The Hollywood Reporter. Oliver will return for at least six episodes of the new season.

Oliver recently finished up his eight-week hosting gig on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, filling in for host Jon Stewart, who took the summer off to direct a movie. Oliver was met with rave reviews for his hosting job and remains a correspondent on the show.

Oliver joins numerous guest stars that are lining up to be on Community this season. Other guest actors include Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad), who will play a criminology professor in 11 episodes, Walton Goggins (Justified), who is playing a mysterious man with a plan and Rob Corddry (Children's Hospital), who is returning as lawyer Alan Connor.

Community Season 5 Spoilers: Creator Dan Harmon Teases Animated Episode

Community's fifth season will also bring some new changes for the main characters. Donald Glover, who plays Troy Barnes, will only be appearing in five episodes this season before leaving the sitcom to pursue his rapping career. Chevy Chase, who plays Pierce Hawthorne, is not returning to the show in season 5 after electing to leave at the end of season 4.

Community Season 5 Spoilers: 'Big Changes' Ahead for Main Characters

Season 5 of Community does not have a scheduled premiere date yet, but it is expected to premiere at some point in the 2013-2014 TV season on NBC. Comedy Central will begin airing reruns of the show on Sept. 20.


© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar

The Duggars Are In Desperate Need Of Some Cash

The Duggars are asking their fans for money.

Katrina Kaif

Did Katrina Kaif's Co-Star Reveal She Is Engaged?

Oops! Did a Bollywood star accidentally announce that Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor are engaged?

Tamra Barney

Tamra Judge Admits To Being Depressed

Why did Tamra Judge want to kill herself during her custody battle?

Ginnifer Goodwin

'Once Upon a Time' Star Ginnifer Goodwin Talks Who Will Be In Possession Of The Dagger

Ginnifer Goodwin reveals why the Charmings should NOT be wielding that dagger.

Ashlyn Pearce

Ashlyn Pearce Speaks Out About Aly's Shocking Death On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

The actress took to social media to address the trn of events and thank fans for their support.

WWE Raw

Monday Night 'Raw' LIVE STREAM Free: Watch WWE Wrestling 2015 Online @ 8 pm ET

Catch Brock Lessner and the Undertaker live online

Adiz 'Bambi' Benson

Bambi Gets Way Too Close To Another Man On 'LHHATL' Amid Lil Scrappy Drama

Bambi might have found comfort with an aspiring rapper as she and Lil Scrappy face challenges in their relationship on 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.'

The cast of 'Days of Our Lives' posing at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Is 'Days of Our Lives' No Longer In Jeopardy Of Being Canceled?

The show has seen a spike in viewership.

Future and Ciara

Future Just Can't Stop Talking About His Ex In Interviews

Future admits to feeling 'embarrassed' for his ex-fiance Ciara.

Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss Reveals Due Date, Fans Will See Pregnancy Journey On 'RHOA'

Kandi Burruss spills the beans on details of her pregnancy and what fans can expect to see from her on the new season of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta'

Cecil the Lion

The Internet Is Pissed At An American Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

After Walter Palmer was outed by the media, people took to social media to express outrage at him.

Terrence Howard

'Empire' Star Terrence Howard Faces Real Drama, Ex-Wife Hits Him With Assault Lawsuit, Details Inside [

Terrence Howard is on the top of the world in his career with the new success of 'Empire.' But his personal life is getting the spotlight as his wife claims he physically assaultd her.

Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Friend Calls Out Her Family For 'Planning For Her Death'

A friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown has turned the tables on her family and suggested revealed what she said is the truth behind what happened leading up to Bobbi Kristina's death.

Latest News

Outlander

Claire Forced To Deal With 'Outlander' Pregnancy 'On Her Own'? Caitriona Balfe Teases Problems With Jamie

Jamie's trauma could leave Claire feeling alone as her pregnancy progresses

NCIS: LA

'Game Changing' 'NCIS: LA' Episode In The Works, What Major Surprise Is Set For Early Season 7?

'Citidel' is shaping up to be the season's most highly anticipated episode

The 100

Raven & Wick To Tackle The AI On 'The 100'? Jaha Needs Some Helping Hands In Season 3

Isaiah Washington teases Jaha's need for an engineer or two when it comes to understanding Alie the AI.

Harry Shum, Jr.

Magnus Bane Will Have A Major Presence On 'Shadowhunters', Check Out BTS Photos Now!

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Magnus Bane with new photos and video!

WWE Raw

Monday Night 'Raw' LIVE STREAM Free: Watch WWE Wrestling 2015 Online @ 8 pm ET

Brock Lesnar is back, but John Cena may be missing from the lineup.

Will Smith Jada Pinkett

Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Are Not Getting Divorced...But Has It Been Talked About 'In The Past?'

There are currently rumors going around saying that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith might be ending their marriage after 17 years.

Zoe Sugg Alfie Deyes

See Video Of Zoe Sugg & Alfie Deyes' Fun Night At The Pier

YouTube vlogging couple Zoe Sugg and Alfie Deyes had some fun at a fair over the weekend.

Kim Richards

Kim Richards' Daughter Celebrates One Year Of Marriage, Monty Brinson Shares Message

Brooke Brinson recently celebrated one year of marriage with husband Thayer Weiderhorn.

5 Seconds of Summer

Watch 5 Seconds of Summer's Music Video For 'She's Kinda Hot'

After plenty of teasing Australian pop/punk rockers finally dropped their latest music video!

Real Time Analytics