Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Actress and comedian Sandra Bernhard has announced she is returning to Roseanne, the classic sitcom ABC is reviving for next year.
"Big news everyone #Nancy is back! Heading to LA to shoot my episode of @RoseanneOnABC thrilled and delighted to announce this fabulous news more to come!" Bernhard posted on her WhoSay social media account.
The message accompanied a photo of a parking-space reservation sign with the Roseanne logo and Bernhard's initials.
The casting news comes about a week after it was revealed Johnny Galecki will reprise his role as David on the show.
The Emmy-winning series about a working-class Illinois family initially ran from 1988-97.
It starred Roseanne Barr as Roseanne, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie, John Goodman as Dan, Sara Gilbert as Darlene, Lecy Goranson and Sarah Chalke alternating in the role of Becky and Michael Fishman as D.J. All of the original show's stars have returned for the upcoming, fresh run of episodes.