Kathy Bates to Guest Star on CBS' MIKE & MOLLY

Kathy Bates to Guest Star on CBS' MIKE & MOLLY

Kathy Bates will soon share the small screen with fellow star Melissa McCarthy.

According to TV Guide, Bates, currently appearing on the third season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY, will guest star on an upcoming episode CBS' MIKE & MOLLY.

Per the report, "Bates' character and Peggy Biggs (Rondi Reed) were best buds back during their high school days. But when Kay, now a well-traveled world photographer, comes for a visit, she immediately hits it off with Molly, leading Peggy to accuse Molly of stealing her best pal."

Bates' stage credits include Broadway productions of 'night Mother, Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Fifth of July and Goodbye Fidel. She also played the role of Miss Hannigan in Disney's television version of the musical Annie.

The Academy Award-winning has also starred in TITANIC, FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, and more. On television, Bates lead NBC's HARRY'S LAW, and appeared on THE OFFICE, as well as TWO AND A HALF MEN.

MIKE & MOLLY stars Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy in a comedy about a working-class Chicago couple who had almost given up on love...and then found each other. Officer Mike Biggs is a good-hearted cop who works the beat with his fast-talking, wise guy partner, Officer Carl McMillan. When he least expected it, Mike met Molly Flynn, an instantly likeable fourth grade teacher with whom he's immediately smitten. Molly lives with her sexy older sister, Victoria, and their flirtatious, wine-loving mother, Joyce. Mike and Carl frequent a diner where they've become friends with Senegalese waiter, Samuel. Mike's other friend is Harry, his Overeater's Anonymous partner who he met at a Cubs game. Often, Mike and Molly's relationship is complicated by interference from his mom, Peggy, and Carl's Grandma and Joyce's fiancé, Vince, who offer unsolicited advice on love. However, now that they've found each other and are married, Mike and Molly look forward to the next chapter of their lives together.

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