Tiffani Thiessen Lands Mom Role in Netflix's 'Alexa & Katie' Sitcom

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Actress Tiffani Thiessen poses at Stacked: Sandwiches And Sides Hosted By Tiffani Thiessen, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines during Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented By FOOD & WINE at Hudson Luxury Hotel on October 17, 2015 in New York City.

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.

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.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.