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A familiar face is returning for Smash's second season.

Bernadette Peters will reprise her role as Leigh Conroy, the mother of Megan Hilty's Ivy, Vulture reports.

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Peters will pop up about midway through the second season. When last we saw Leigh, she was making Ivy crazy with her passive-aggressive "advice" about landing the role of Marilyn — and we all know how that turned out.

Peters joins other Season 2 guest stars, including Jesse L. Martin, Nikki Blonsky, Jennifer Hudson and Sean Hayes.

Smash returns midseason on NBC.