November 24, 2014 | Updated at 12:56 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Community' Season 5 Spoilers: LeVar Burton Returning to Sitcom as Donald Glover Exits? [VIDEO]

LeVar Burton is returning to guest star on 'Community' in season 5 after appearing on the show in season 2.

By Kevin Jacobsen, EnStars on Sep 18, 2013 04:40 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Community
  • Cast of 'Community' (Photo : 'Community' Facebook page)

LeVar Burton is returning to guest star on Community in season 5 after appearing on the show in season 2.

Burton announced he would be returning to Community on his Twitter page Monday, posting a photo of himself and Donald Glover, who plays Troy. The actor tweeted, "Romping through Greendale with @DonaldGlover #bydhttmwfi" with the photo.

Burton first appeared on the show as himself in season 2 in the episode Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking. Pierce (Chevy Chase) ordered Burton to come to the school as a gift for Troy. Burton, star of such classics as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow, is Troy's idol.

Burton is one of many guest actors returning to the sitcom for season 5. Enstars previously reported the return of John Oliver as Professor Ian Duncan and Rob Corddry as lawyer Alan Connor. Guest stars who will be making their Community debut next season include Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) as a criminology professor and Walton Goggins (Justified) as the mysterious Mr. Stone.

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

There is no information on why Burton is returning to the show in season 5 but it may have to do with Glover's impending exit from the sitcom. Glover will only be appearing in five episodes next season before leaving to pursue his rapping career. The rest of the main cast is expected to appear except for Chase, who asked to be let go of his contract at the end of season 4.

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.

Watch Burton's previous appearance on the show here:


© 2014 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Tagged :   community, Spoilers
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

WWE

WWE 'Survivor Series 2014' LIVE STREAM: Watch Team Authority vs Team Cena Online

Find out who will win when Team Authority and Team Cena go head to head.

Masika Tucker

'LHHH' Masika Tucker Checks Yung Berg On Twitter 'Watch It', Rapper Confirms Return To Show? Says 'I'll Be Back'

It seems VH1's 'Love & Hip Hop Hollywood' Masika Tucker and Yung Berg are still going strong after he allegedly attacked her earlier this month.

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Who Could Be The New Steffy Forrester On 'The Bold and the Beautiful?' Find Out Here!

There are set to be some major shake-ups coming on The Bold and the Beautiful-and they could come with the return of a very popular character!

LL Cool J

LL Cool J Defends 'Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B' Says Alexandra Shipp 'Did A Pretty Good Job'

Rapper LL Cool J has gone against the grain and become one of the first celebrities to actually defend Lifetime's controversial 'Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B' film.

Jessa Duggar

Jessa Duggar Shares Another Controversial Post On Instagram

It looks as though Jessa Duggar is fast becoming one of the most outspoken members of the Duggar family.

Witches Of East End

Chances Of A 'Witches Of East End' Renewal Are Reportedly Growing Stronger

The chances of 'Witches of East End' getting a renewal appear to be growing higher and higher.

Yung Berg

'LHHH' Yung Berg Breaks Silence After Allegedly Attacking Masika Tucker: 'I Respect Her'

Yung Berg has broken his silence after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and Love & Hip Hop Hollywood co-star Masik Tucker.

Witches Of East End

'Witches Of East End' Actress Reveals Something She Heard That Should Encourage Fans To 'Keep Signing' The Petition

'Witches of East End' fans have done what they can to help bring the show back for new episodes, and it looks like all that work is gaining some positive attention.

Witches Of East End

There Might Be A New Way To Help Bring 'Witches Of East End' Back For New Episodes

Even though 'Witches of East End' has been canceled, it looks like fans are able to find another way to help bring it back for new episodes.

Longmire

Lou Diamond Phillips Talks 'Longmire' Renewal

Actor Lou Diamond Phillips has invested much of his social media presence over the last few months in promoting 'Longmire' following A&E's cancellation of the popular crime drama.

Snooki

Snooki Admits She's 'Boycotting Lifetime' Until 'Witches Of East End' Gets A Renewal

Fans have expressed their outrage and disappointment ever since 'Witches of East End' got cancelled, one of them being reality star Nicole Polizzi AKA Snooki.

Longmire

Netflix Deal Hasn't Slowed Down 'Longmire' Fans

'Longmire', which was cancelled by A&E after three seasons, is in the process of signing a deal with Netflix.

Timbaland

Timbaland Reveals Alexandra Shipp Wrote Him Amid 'Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B' Backlash

Timbaland has spoken out in his first interview since slamming Lifetime's Aaliyah: Princess Of R&B and revealed lead actress Alexandra Shipp reached out to him during his rant.

Masika Tucker

'LHHH' Masika Tucker Checks Yung Berg On Twitter 'Watch It', Rapper Confirms Return To Show? Says 'I'll Be Back'

It seems VH1's 'Love & Hip Hop Hollywood' Masika Tucker and Yung Berg are still going strong after he allegedly attacked her earlier this month.

Theo Rossi

'Sons of Anarchy' Finale Won't Have 'A Dry Eye In The House'

Fans of FX's 'Sons of Anarchy' are in for a treat for the upcoming final three episodes of the series, with the show's stars describing them as "epic," emotional and ultimately satisfying.

Latest News

WWE

WWE 'Survivor Series 2014' LIVE STREAM: Watch Team Authority vs Team Cena Online

Find out who will win when Team Authority and Team Cena go head to head.

Lisa Vanderpump

Real Housewives Cast Mate Might Be Leaving The Show

With the new season of hit reality show 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' just days away from airing the second episode, rumors have been circulating that one of the cast mates may be leaving the show.

Jessa Duggar

Jessa Duggar Shares Another Controversial Post On Instagram

It looks as though Jessa Duggar is fast becoming one of the most outspoken members of the Duggar family.

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Who Could Be The New Steffy Forrester On 'The Bold and the Beautiful?' Find Out Here!

There are set to be some major shake-ups coming on The Bold and the Beautiful-and they could come with the return of a very popular character!

Eileen Davidson

Kristen DiMera is Already Back In Salem! Find Out When Fans Will See Her On-Screen Again On 'Days of Our Lives'

Her character only left the canvas of Days of Our Lives two weeks ago, but Eileen Davidson is already back at work and filming scenes as Kristen DiMera for a 2015 return.

The Fosters

'The Fosters' Actress Says There Will Be 'A Lot Of Drama' That Will Make Viewers Laugh & Cry

It sounds like the future of 'The Fosters' will have a lot of crazy shenanigans that will leave the viewers in all sorts of emotions.

Degrassi

Former 'Degrassi' Character Returns In The Next Episode

The 'Degrassi' fans are about to experience a pleasant surprise in this Tuesday's episode.

Switched At Birth

'Switched At Birth' Actress Says Christmas Episode Will Have 'Magic'

The 'Switched at Birth' Christmas special is about to have some enticing moments for the fans that will spark up some holiday spirit while also finding out that life can be filled with tragedy.

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Into the Woods movie coming Christmas Day 2014

'Into the Woods' Stars Anna Kendrick & Chris Pine New Interviews for Movie Opening Christmas Day 2014, Watch Here (VIDEO)

Watch interview with 'Into the Woods' stars Anna Kendrick and Chris here (VIDEO).

American Music Awards 2014

2014 American Music Awards Complete Winners List Including One Direction's Big Night, See Here

2014 American Music Awards Complete Winners List Including One Direction's Big Night, See Here

Clash Of Clans

Clash Of Clans Video Guide: Know The Enemy's Defenses To Improve Your Offense [VIDEO]

Galadon is back with another video, this time outlining the finer points of an opponent's defenses and how to read them. Also, how to not fall into traps set forth by your enemy.

League of Legends

League Of Legends Will Pay You To Hack Into It As Part Of New Security Program From Riot Games; Discover Exploits, Get Money

For as long as there are games, there will be people trying to hack in and exploit them. Riot Games decided to get out in front of it and has been issuing cash rewards to hackers and security experts who have caught and reported security flaws in League of Legends.

Limbo

Microsoft Awarding Early Xbox One Buyers With A Free Copy Of Limbo, Confirming Limbo Xbox One Version

Many Xbox One owners who had bought their console early were pleasantly surprised today to find an Xbox Live message that said they would be getting a free copy of the macabre indie hit Limbo, especially since the Xbox One version hadn't been officially announced yet.

John Cena

SURVIVOR SERIES 2014 Live Stream: WATCH Online Team Cena vs. Team Authority, WWE Pay-Per-View [VIDEO]

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the WWE presents the 28th annual Survivor Series live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The event can be live streamed by clicking here.

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez 2014 American Music Awards Performance of “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, Watch Here (VIDEO)

Selena Gomez 2014 American Music Awards Performance of “The Heart Wants What It Wants”, Watch Here (VIDEO)

Jason Witten

Sunday Night Football Watch FREE Live Stream Online & Listen: Cowboys vs. Giants Live Coverage from New York

Tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC the New York Giants (3-7) will host the Dallas Cowboys (7-3) for a Week 12 edition of Sunday Night Football that can be live streamed free by clicking this link. Giants fans can hear the radio broadcast by tuning in to 101.9 WFAN FM, while Cowboys fans may do likewise on 105.3 The Fan.

Sting

Survivor Series 2014 Results: Sting Makes WWE Debut, Ziggler Survives For Team Cena Over Team Authority

The WWE presented the 28th annual Survivor Series live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis Sunday night and in a huge moment for the company, Steve "Sting" Borden appeared in a WWE ring for the first time.

Real Time Analytics