Screams Queens: Charisma Carpenter Joins Cast, Premiere Date Revealed

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Charisma Carpenter has joined the cast of Scream Queens in the pivotal role of Ariana Grande's character's mother.

The role is only set up as a guest appearance at this time, but has the potential to recur. If you have paid attention to Carpenter's career, you know that's how she snagged her role as the twin's birth mother on The Lying Game!

In addition to The Lying Game, Carpenter is best known as Cordelia from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. She's definitely not a stranger to genre television!

Charisma Carpenter March 2013 Interview

In other Scream Queen related news today, series star Emma Roberts leaked on her Instagram account a photo featuring the premiere date and time! 

You can cue up the DVR for Tuesday, September 22 at 9/8. Thanks Emma!

Scream Queens comes to us from Ryan Murphy and takes place on a college campus that is suffering a plague of horrendous murders. A lot of the action goes down under the roof of the Kappa Kappa Tau Sorority. Sorority girls and horror go hand in hand, after all.

Starring with Roberts and Grande will be Abigail Breslin, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele and Keke Palmer.

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Scream Queens Quotes

Chanel #2: Also! Zero dinosaurs.
Chanel: There's no dinosaurs?
Chanel #2: No. As soon as I got there I was like, "Where are the dinosaurs?" And they were like, "We know. Jesus broke in and stole them."

Zayday: Hey, girl, can I just ask you... what's up with your outfit?
Gigi: My therapist says I had a traumatic experience that kept part of my psyche forever trapped in the 90's but I'm like, uh, I'll take it!