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Up All Night Casts Blythe Danner as Mom to Christina Applegate

Sorry, Peg Bundy — Christina Applegate has a new mom.

Blythe Danner has been cast in the potentially recurring role of first-time mom Reagan’s own mother on NBC’s Up All Night, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The freshman comedy series, which stars Applegate and Will Arnett as new parents, debuted Wednesday night to good numbers. It moves to its regular time slot of Wednesdays at 8/7c starting next week.

Danner — real-life mom to Gwyneth Paltrow — won an Emmy for her work on Showtime’s Huff and was one of Peter Facinelli’s original lesbian mommies on the cabler’s Nurse Jackie. She also had a recurring role on NBC’s Will & Grace.

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