LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) --
Actress Brooke Shields
has signed up for a guest spot on the U.S. sit-com "The Middle," starring Patricia Heaton
, ABC announced.
Shields is to play the next-door nemesis of Heaton's character, Frankie, on the episode scheduled to air Jan. 6.
"Frankie fears that a confrontation with trashy neighbor Rita Glossner is at hand when Sue has a run-in with her sons," the network said in a release Monday.
Eden Sher plays Frankie's teen daughter, Sue.
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