Kathy Bates to Guest Star on CBS’ ‘Mike & Molly’

Academy and Emmy Award-winning actress will become fast BFF with Melissa McCarthy’s character

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 7:19 PM

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.

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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.


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