A Mighty Wind's
Fred Willard has joined the cast of Fox's new fall sitcom A Minute with Stan Hooper
. He becomes a regular on the weekly half-hour series playing the local cheese mogul.
The sitcom is about a New York television personality and his wife who move to a small town in search of old-fashioned values. It airs Wednesdays this fall on Fox. Willard's character always has
string cheese handy in a leather cigar case. Willard has more than 100 television guest starring roles and almost 50 appearances on The Tonight Show. He was nominated for an Emmy on Roseanne.