Katey Sagal to visit 'The Conners'

The Conners may have lost one iconic TV housewife, but the fractured family is about to find itself in the presence of another.Katey Sagal on Monday was “pleased to announce” (via Twitter) that she’ll appear on an upcoming episode of ABC’s Roseanne spinoff. TVLine has learned that her character Louise will be appear in the Dec. 11 episode (8/7c), titled “O Sister, Where Are Thou?”

Sagal’s ludicrously impressive TV resume includes such beloved roles as Sons of Anarchy‘s Gemma Teller Morrow (for which she earned a Golden Globe Award), Futurama‘s Leela, 8 Simple Rules‘ Cate Hennesy and, of course, Married… with Children‘s Peg Bundy.

Of course, Sagal is but one of many famous faces to pop up in The Conners‘ first season. Previous guest stars include Mary Steenburgen as Marcy Bellinger, who supplied Roseanne with pills prior to her death; Juliette Lewis as David’s girlfriend Blue; Matthew Broderick as Peter, a love interest for Jackie; and Justin Long as Neil, a man with romantic designs on Darlene.

Originally ordered for 10 episodes, The Conners recently received an additional order from ABC, bringing its Season 1 total to 11. The show premiered on Oct. 16 to 10.6 million total viewers and a 2.4 demo rating — on par with where the Roseanne revival had left off.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 16: Actress Katey Sagal attends SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Conversations with 'Superior Donuts' at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening Room on March 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - JANUARY 28: 'Man Without a Health Plan' -- The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco's medical expenses when he's hurt at work and doesn't have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial, on SUPERIOR DONUTS, Monday, March 20 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured L-R: Katey Sagal as Randy and David Koechner as Tush (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 16: Actors Judd Hirsch (L) and Katey Sagal attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Conversations with 'Superior Donuts' at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening Room on March 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images)
Katey Sagal from CBS's 'Superior Donuts' poses in the Getty Images Portrait Studio at the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on January 9, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Maarten de Boer/Getty Images Portrait)
Katey Sagal attends Open Road's New York premiere of 'Bleed For This' at AMC Lincoln Square on November 14, 2016 in New York City. / AFP / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Katey Sagal attends the Premiere Of Open Road Films' 'Bleed For This' at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on November 2, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Katey Sagal visits the SiriusXM Studios on November 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 29: Katey Sagal attends the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House's 27th annual awards luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 29, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 6: Katey Sagal as Randy of the CBS comedy SUPERIOR DONUTS, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 327 -- Pictured: Musical guest Katey Sagal performs on October 26, 1993 -- (Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LLANILID, WALES - AUGUST 19: Katey Sagal at 'The Bastard Executioner' Press Conference at Dragon International Film Studios on August 19, 2015 in Llanilid, Wales. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 07: Actors Stephen Moyer (L) and Katey Sagal speak onstage during 'The Bastard Executioner' panel discussion at the FX portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Actress Katey Sagal attends the 67th annual Directors Guild of America Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on February 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Katey Sagal attends the ceremony honoring her with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Charlie Hunnam and Katey Sagal attend the ceremony honoring Katey Sagal with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 06: Actress Katey Sagal and actor Charlie Hunnam arrive at FX's 'Sons Of Anarchy' Premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on September 6, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 06: Actress Katey Sagal (L) and husband executive producer Kurt Sutter arrive at the season 7 premiere screening of FX's 'Sons of Anarchy' at the Chinese Theatre on September 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 27: Actress Katey Sagal attends the 'Sons of Anarchy' press line at Comic-Con International on July 27, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 26: (L-R) Actors David Labrava, Katey Sagal and Dayton Callie attend Twentieth Century Fox Television's Comic-Con Stars & Producers Cocktail Party during Comic-Con International 2014 at Pizzeria Mozza on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 26: Actress Katey Sagal attends Entertainment Weekly: Women Who Kick Ass panel and presentation and presentation during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
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