Susan Sarandon is coming back to Mike & Molly later this season,TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The Oscar winner will reprise her role as Molly's (Melissa McCarthy) literary idol J.C. Small. When J.C. gets arrested by Mike (Billy Gardell), Molly is forced to come to her rescue. Last we saw J.C., she was drunkenly putting the moves on Molly and kissed her.
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Sarandon, who can also be seen alongside McCarthy in the upcoming film Tammy, will next star in an NBC comedy pilot opposite her daughter Eva Amurri Martino that the two are also executive-producing.
Mike & Molly airs Mondays at 9/8c on CBS. Sarandon's episode will air in the spring.
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