|Rondi Reed and Billy Gardell|
If you're like me and have enjoyed the relative abundance of Broadway/theatre folks on television lately, you may have been enjoying seeing Tony-winning actress Swoosie Kurtz blissfully playing against type as Joyce, the sexpot mother of Molly Flynn on CBS' new hit comedy "Mike & Molly."
This evening, Rondi Reed, who won our hearts and a very well-deserved Tony as Mattie Fae Aiken in August: Osage County makes her debut on the series as Mike's mom Peggy.
CBS describes tonight's episode as follows:
When Mike invites Molly over to his apartment, his plans for romance are interrupted by an untimely call from his mom, Peggy on the next episode of "Mike & Molly."But this short teaser has left me, well, breathless:
With that, how can I not tune in?
"Mike & Molly" airs at 9:30 p.m./8:30 p.m. CDT.
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