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Melanie Griffith Heading to Raising Hope

MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 03:  US actress Melanie Griffith participates in a panel talk at The Black Box during the Munich film festival on July 3, 2012 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Melanie Griffith is in final negotiations for a multi-episode arc on Raising Hope. She'd play Sabrina's mother, according to E!. Griffith hasn't had particularly good luck in the TV department: Her Lifetime pilot didn't get picked up last year, 2007's Viva Laughlin was canceled almost immediately, and 2005's Twins barely made it through a season. But have no fear, the low-rated but so darn charming Raising Hope is on the case.

Photo: Johannes Simon/Getty Images