Gilbert joining with Galecki on 'Big Bang' arc

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Sara Gilbert will reunite with her "Roseanne" hubby Johnny Galecki on Galecki's new comedy series, CBS' "The Big Bang Theory."

Gilbert is set to do a multiepisode arc on the Warner Bros. TV-produced "Big Bang," which revolves around Leonard (Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons), two socially inept physicists who befriend their new pretty neighbor (Kaley Cuoco).

Gilbert will play a love interest for Leonard. She is a fellow physicist who works with him, and the two attempt to date.

On "Roseanne," Gilbert and Galecki's characters, Darlene Conner and David Healy, had an on-again, off-again relationship until tying the knot in the penultimate season's finale.

Gilbert's role on the long-running ABC sitcom earned her two Emmy nominations.

Gilbert, who gave birth to a girl a month ago, has been recurring on NBC's veteran medical drama "ER," also from WBTV. She is repped by the Gersh Agency and Framework Entertainment.
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