"We are finally going to meet more of Penny's family," Steve Molaro said

By Brittany King
Updated July 22, 2016 02:20 PM
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Fans of 8 Simple Rules can rejoice – Katey Sagal is playing Kaley Cuoco‘s mom yet again!

On Friday, The Big Bang Theory‘s executive producer Steve Molaro revealed that Sagal has been cast to take on the role of Penny’s (Cuoco) mom in season 10.

“We are finally going to meet more of Penny’s family,” Molaro said during BBT‘s Comic-Con panel. “We’re going to be meeting Penny’s mom and her brother in the first episode back. We’re super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny’s mom.”

Sagal, 62, played Cuoco’s mother and on 8 Simple Rules, which ran from 2002 to 2005 on ABC. She will appear in the first episode of the season, along with Penny’s brother who will be played by 30 Rock alum Jack McBrayer, 43.

The Big Bang Theory returns Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.