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Tiffani Thiessen lands mom role in Netflix's 'Alexa & Katie' sitcom

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Karen Butler
Tiffani Thiessen helps kick off Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign in New York City on October 2, 2013. Thiessen is to star in the new Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Tiffani Thiessen helps kick off Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign in New York City on October 2, 2013. Thiessen is to star in the new Netflix sitcom "Alexa & Katie." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

June 7 (UPI) -- Tiffani Thiessen has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy Alexa & Katie, Netflix announced Wednesday.

Thiessen will play Lori, "the determined and protective mother of one of the lead characters" in the 13-episode series, which is to premiere in 2018.

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Paris Berelc and Isabel May are to portray Alexa and Katie in the show about lifelong best friends getting ready to start high school.

The series was created by Heather Wordham whose credits include Hannah Montana and Reba.

Thiessen is best known for her work in Saved by the Bell, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Dinner at Tiffani's.

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