(LOS ANGELES) -- Kathy Bates is set to appear on an upcoming episode of the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly.
Series executive producer Chuck Lorre tells TV Guide Bates will play photographer Kay McKinnon, a new pal of Melissa McCarthy's character Molly.
Bates and McCarthy will also be seen together on the big screen in Tammy, which is set to hit theaters in July.
Mike & Molly airs Mondays at 9 p.m.
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