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'The Mindy Project' Recruits 'Fargo' Star Allison Tolman and Shonda Rhimes

August 29, 2014 (1:41 am) GMT
The Emmy-nominated actress lands a 2-episode arc, while the 'Grey's Anatomy' creator will make a cameo appearance in an episode of the sitcom's season 3.

"" has booked two more guest stars. Emmy-nominated actress Allison Tolman and prolific producer Shonda Rhimes are set to make apperances in the upcoming third season of the FOX comedy series starring .

Tolman, who earned her Emmy nomination for her breakout role on FX's "", will guest star in two episodes as Abby Berman, a sweet romance novelist who goes on a disastrous blind date with fratty doc Peter Prentice (Adam Pally), leaving it up to Peter to make things right. TV Guide first reported the news.

Rhimes, the creator of "" and "", will appear in an episode as herself, but other details about her cameo role are still kept under wraps. The gig will mark Rhimes' acting debut.

"The Mindy Project" returns with season 3 on Tuesday, September 16 at 9:30 P.M. on FOX. Niecy Nash, and Rhea Perlman were previously tapped as guest stars in the new installment.

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