Cybill Shepherd's joining The L Word
The “Moonlighting” star will play a married woman with two grown children who ” suddenly begins questioning her sexuality.”
The 56-year Shepherd will appear in 11 of 12 episodes slated for the new season which launches in January.
The character will be the vice chancellor of California University and the boss of Bette Porter ( Jennifer Beals). Last season Bette was dumped by longtime lover Tina (Laurel Holloman). Come January Better gets a new girlfriend played by Marlee Matlin.