09/15/2013 10:08 am ET

Christine Baranski Returning To 'The Big Bang Theory'


"The Big Bang Theory" is bringing back Christine Baranski. According to TVLine, Baranski will appear in an early Season 7 episode of the hit CBS comedy.

Baranski, who plays Leonard's mother Beverly, was last seen on "The Big Bang Theory" in the Season 5 premiere. She currently stars on "The Good Wife" as Diane Lockhart. Her "Big Bang" character will appear via a Skype call.

Baranski has appeared in three other episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" and been nominated for an Emmy for her role twice. So far, other Season 7 guest stars include Regina King.

"The Big Bang Theory" Season 6 premieres Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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