Susan Lucci is keeping a full dance card. The actress will return to Hot In Cleveland, and will start taping the second season of Devious Maids in early 2014. As for that All My Children return, though...
) will once again guest star on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland
. The reprisal will mark the fourth appearance by Lucci, who plays herself.
On the show, Lucci is the nemesis of Wendie Malick's character, Victoria Chase. In the upcoming episode, "The Undead," Lucci will speak at Victoria's fake funeral and attempt to get the last word in their long-standing rivalry.
Hot in Cleveland
airs Wednesdays at 10pm ET/9pm CT on TV Land.
Lucci is also currently a series regular on Lifetime's Devious Maids
, where she plays Genevieve Delatour. Devious Maids
is one of Lifetime's fastest-growing shows and was recently picked up for a second season
. Production on Devious Maids
is slated to begin in January 2014.
As for a possible All My Children return, while Lucci has repeatedly admitted she is open to the idea -- and Lucci and Prospect Park "have been talking nonstop" about it -- the talks have not resulted in any definite plans.
All My Children was rumored to be resuming production this month, but so far sources say that a start date has not been finalized. Reportedly, the show has been stymied by the real-life pregnancies of Eden Riegel (Bianca Montgomery) and Paula Garces (Lea Marquez).
Lucci originated the role of Erica Kane in 1970 and remained with the show through its network finale on ABC in September 2011.
Additional reporting by Dan J Kroll