Academy and Emmy Award-winning actress will become fast BFF with Melissa McCarthy‘s character
Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Kathy Bates will be guest starring in an upcoming episode of CBS’ “Mike & Molly.”
Bates will play Kay McKinnon, a well-traveled, worldly photographer who also happens to be Peggy Biggs’ (Rondi Reed) best friend from high school. When Molly (series star Melissa McCarthy), Peggy’s daughter-in-law, and Kay hit it off, Peggy accuses Molly of stealing her best friend.
Bates currently stars on FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven,” where she plays Madame Delphine LaLaurie.
“Mike & Molly” airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on CBS. Monday night, it was the most-watched network show in primetime.