Beth's Mom on 'This Is Us' Will be Boss Lady Phylicia Rashad!!!

Any way we can get her in a recurring role?!

January 9, 2019
Phylicia Rashad

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In case your brain is still in a cookie-flavored fog from the holidays, let me remind you NOW:

The second half of Season 3 of 'This Is Us' starts TUESDAY, January 15, 9pm on NBC!!!

AAAAAND there's a brand new face in the cast, but one that you'll definitely know!

YUP! Phylicia Rashad was just cast as BETH'S MOM!! Honestly, if I've EVER seen perfect casting, this is definitely it!

Mrs. Huxtable was a boss lady back in the 80s, and that's the exact kind of character I imagine Beth getting her boss lady skills from!

According to, Rashad will be in at least one episode this season - one that's all about Beth's back story! And apparently, the episode has already been filmed!!

Obviously I haven't seen the episode yet, but I don't have to see it to know 'This Is Us' fans wouldn't mind having her in a recurring role!!!

Just throwing that out there, Dan Fogelman!

Have your tissues ready for next week! I'll be crying with you on Twitter!


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