Mom, one of the most-watched broadcast comedies, will be returning next fall to CBS for Season 8, and stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney will be back. The must-watch sitcom from executive producer Chuck Lorre brings us the perfect combo of comedy with a resounding, heartfelt message. We've put together everything you need to know about Mom.

Stream full episodes of Mom on CBS All Access.

A team effort

Kristen Johnston, Jaime Pressly, Anna Faris, and Allison Janney share a bed in Mom.

Kristen Johnston, Jaime Pressly, Anna Faris, and Allison Janney share a bed in Mom.

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Anna Faris, who plays Christy, describes working on set as playing a sport. "We're all working as a team," she says. "We're all connecting."

Raised in sitcom

Anna Faris, Allison Janney, and Kristen Johnston talk in the living room in Mom.

Anna Faris, Allison Janney, and Kristen Johnston in Mom.

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Kristen Johnston, who plays Tammy, used to play the extraterrestrial Sally on the '90s hit 3rd Rock from the Sun — where she won two Emmy Awards.

Speaking of Kristen ...

Kristen Johnston and Allison Janney hug in Mom.

Kristen Johnston and Allison Janney hug in Mom.

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The actress had just left the sitcom world to focus on theatre when she made a guest appearance on an episode of Mom. Then executive producer Chuck Lorre asked her to return to the show permanently.

Star-studded cast

\u200bBeth Hall, Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Mimi Kennedy, and Jaime Pressly in Mom.

Beth Hall, Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Mimi Kennedy, and Jaime Pressly in Mom.

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Anna Faris (Christy) was the first to be cast on the show, and was then joined by Allison Janney, who landed the part of her mother, Bonnie. The entire ensemble is a close-knit crew in real-life too!

“I’m So Bored I Could Die”

Amy Sedaris, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristen Johnston attend HBO's Sex and the City season premiere screening after-party in New York City.

Amy Sedaris, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristen Johnston attend HBO's Sex and the City season premiere screening after-party in New York City.

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When she appeared on Sex and the City, Kristen Johnston's character mutters the line before falling to her demise, and she hasn't been able to live it down ever since. Even Paget Brewster—a guest star on Mom—said the line to her.

Emmys galore

Allison Janney has won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Mom.

Smooth talker

In her hit podcast titled Anna Faris Is Unqualified, Anna has hosted several co-stars on the show, including Allison Janney and William Fichtner (Adam).

In the dark

Anna Faris yells on a bed in Mom.

Anna Faris yells in Mom.

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Producer Chuck Lorre likes to keep guest stars a surprise to the cast. "They don't give us any clue," Anna Faris says. "Sometimes we have to ask the wardrobe people 'Have you been fitting anybody... interesting?'"

I just talked to Chuck ...

Allison Janney and Anna Faris joke in Mom.

Allison Janney and Anna Faris in Mom.

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Anna Faris is a jokester on set. Before every live filming, she gathers the cast to deliver (fake) news from producer Chuck Lorre. "I just talked to Chuck, and we got picked up for three more seasons!" Anna says. "Bad news: I'm the only one who's coming back."

Stage fright

Allison Janney pretends to smoke in Mom.

Allison Janney pretends to smoke in Mom.

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Allison Janney was terrified of the audience when filming the first season of Mom. "When I would mess up they'd stop and everyone would laugh hysterically," she says. "But I didn't think it was funny."

Fans who work together

Allison Janney and Anna Faris hold hands in the kitchen in Mom.

Allison Janney and Anna Faris hold hands in Mom.

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Allison Janney fell in love with Anna Faris when she first watched her in The House Bunny. "She was amazing!" Allison recalls. "When [Mom] came along, I was like, 'Oh yeah, I gotta jump on that.'"

Heartbreaking and beautiful

Guest star Octavia Spencer on the set of TV show Mom.

Allison Janney, Anna Faris, and guest star Octavia Spencer in Mom.

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After guest starring on Mom, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer spectacularly described and summed up Mom: "It's hysterically funny, but it's heartbreaking and beautiful."

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Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

As Valentine's Day approaches, we've got a little treat guaranteed to make you smile, regardless of your relationship status. Watch! compiled many of your favorite TV crushes—check out these gorgeous pics of CBS stars (like Beth Behrs above)—that we can't help falling in love with all over again.

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Portrait of a lady

Emily Wickersham holding a pink rose and wearing a feathered designer gown

Photography by Ian Derry.

Emily Wickersham, we are channeling your glamour and poise.

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Vibrant culture

Sami Gayle of Blue Bloods smiling in purple and orange

Photography by Adrienne Raquel.

Bright lips, bold dress... Can't lose. Sami Gayle pulls it off like none other.

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Gorgeous smile

LL COOL J of NCIS Los Angeles smiling in black on black tuxedo with hat

Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann.

LL COOL J's smile has us swooning.

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California girl

Daniela Ruah of NCIS Los Angeles in animal print gown in garden

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Daniela Ruah looks breathtakingly beautiful in sunny Santa Barbara.

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Fast friends

Cush Jumbo and Christine Baranski in red ball gowns.

Photography by Kristian Schuller.

Cush Jumbo and Christine Baranski are stunning in Valentine's Day red.

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Fun and games

Eric Christian Olsen of NCIS Los Angeles holding bubble guns

Photography by Adam Secore.

We're locked and loaded for Valentine's Day, thanks to Eric Christian Olsen.

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Lady in red

AJ Cook of Criminal Minds in fitted red dress on balcony

Photography by Christopher Ross.

If Valentine's Day had a red carpet, A.J. Cook would steal the show.

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Free spirit

Matthew Gray Gubler in pajamas jumping on bed

Photography by John P. Filo.

Matthew Gray Gubler's carefree sense of fun is on full display.

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Global glam

Bridget Moynahan sitting on desk holding a globe on her finger.

Photography by Keiron O'Connor.

The whole world is at Bridget Moynahan's fingertips.

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Girls' weekend

Allison Janney and Anna Faris of Mom laughing in a hotel hallway in Paris

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Allison Janney and Anna Faris are having a blast in Paris. Oui! Oui!

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Humble nature

Thomas Sadoski in jeans on a tractor

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Thomas Sadoski is all rugged good looks and country cool.

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We love Lucy!

Lucy Liu of Elementary in red floppy hat drinking champagne

Photography by Ruven Afanador.

Timeless and classy, Lucy Liu shows us how it is done.

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Creature comforts

Brian Dietzen of NCIS reading and drinking in a library

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Good book and a night cap, Brian Dietzen?

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Give us Moore.

Shemar Moore of SWAT in silk pajamas with open shirt

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

S.W.A.T. star Shemar Moore makes us S.W.O.O.N.

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Paint the town red

Pauley Perrette in a red dress sitting on a red sofa.

Photography by Mark Mann.

Pauley Perrette is stunning in scarlet.

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Sign. SEAL. Deliver.

David Boreanaz of SEAL Team in t shirt next to mirror

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Here's looking at you, David Boreanaz!

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Family matters

Cast of Blue Bloods packing up a station wagon

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Happiness is... the whole family together!

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Infectious laughter

Christine Baranski of The Good Fight in red and white dress with red hat and gloves

Photography by Pavel Havlicek.

Christine Baranski's laugh is infectious.

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Hot rod

Adam Rodriguez of Criminal Minds in leather jacket with blue sportscar

Photography by Michael Parmelee.

Adam Rodriguez is hotter than ever!

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Good times

Rose Leslie of The Good Fight in chunky orange sweater and hat

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Rose Leslie brings joy to everything she does!

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Set phasers to stunning

Sonequa Martin Green of Star Trek Discovery in sheer slate beaded dress

Photography by Marie H. Rainville.

Let's be real, we fall for Sonequa Martin-Green every time.

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Everything's coming up roses!

Beth Behrs of The Neighborhood with falling rose petals.

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Beth Behrs always makes our hearts skip a beat.

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Lady in red

Anna Faris of Mom in red embellished satin gown

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier/CBS

Mom's the word for everyone's favorite funny girl, Anna Faris. From screwball movies to Thursday night sitcoms, this fabulous mistress of farce knows how to make us laugh.

Besides a talent for humor and hilarity, the stunning Mom star has the gift for working the camera. Watch! curated this exclusive collection of magazine-ready moments and beautiful portraits of CBS's leading lady that will take your breath away.

A legendary lensman perfectly captures Anna Faris on a Watch! photo shoot in Paris.


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Cinematic beauty

Anna Faris of Mom in side profile in a trench coat

Photography by Peter Ash Lee/Art+Commerce

Looking lovely in black and white.

Sugar rush

Anna Faris of Mom in checkered dress holding a big swirly lollipop

Photography by Kenneth Cappello/CPi Syndication

Anna Faris knows how to sweeten up any picture.

Music to our ears

Anna Faris of Mom wearing headphones and a cozy purple sweater

Photography by Kenneth Cappello/CPi Syndication

This just in: Anna Faris is the bee's knees.

All eyes on Anna

Anna Faris of Mom in a white oxford shirt with french cuffs

Photography by Peter Ash Lee/Art+Commerce

The Mom star is a stunner.

Yes to that dress

Anna Faris of Mom in sheer white dress with black stripes and blue and red sandals

Photography by Matthias Vriens-McGrath/CPi Syndication

Anna Faris earns her stripes.

Street style

Anna Faris of Mom in red and blue striped dress with hair blowing in the breeze

Photography by Dusan Reljin/AUGUST

Red haute and ready to shop!

Here's looking at you

Anna Faris of Mom in black cutout sweater

Photography by Matthias Vriens-McGrath/CPi Syndication

Ready for her close-up.

Daydream believer

Anna Faris of Mom in white tuxedo shirt with untied bowtie

Photography by Peter Ash Lee/Art+Commerce

Lost in thought and looking luminous.

All that glitters

Anna Faris of Mom in sequined dress

Photography by Peter Ash Lee/Art+Commerce

Anna Faris shines bright like a diamond.

Fashion forward

Anna Faris of Mom in black and white polkadot blouse and bright yellow sandals

Photography by Matthias Vriens-McGrath/CPi Syndication

Vibrant saffron shoes add a vivacious touch to this chic ensemble.

À la mode

Anna Faris of Mom in black lace dress with black blazer

Photography by Dan Flood/AUGUST

Can't go wrong with a stylish little black dress.

Complexion perfection

Anna Faris of Mom in preppy navy sweater

Photography by Kirk McKoy/Contour by Getty Images

She's a natural beauty with rosy cheeks and a pretty pink pout.

As good as gold

Anna Faris of Mom in gold brocade dress

Photography by Smallz & Raskind/Contour by Getty Images

Anna Faris simply sparkles.

Gorgeous and good-humored, Anna Faris always gets us grinning.

Anna Faris of Mom in black and white minidress and bright yellow sandals

Photography by Matthias Vriens-McGrath/CPi Syndication

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French photographer Patrick Demarchelier has captured some of the fashion world's most iconic images. From Vogue to Vanity Fair, his work has graced the covers of the biggest magazines and reflected the vision of the most luxurious brands.

"You never feel like you've made it," muses the legendary lensman in Watch! Magazine's October 2010 issue. "You just do the job. If your head gets too big, you will fail."

Patrick Demarchelier's humble attitude and unfailing graciousness enables him to capture the most simple, elegant images like The Big Bang Theory's breathtaking Kaley Cuoco (pictured above) beautifully becoming Madonna.

Discover many of the gorgeous shots he has shot exclusively for Watch! in this photo pictorial. They are tres magnifique!

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Talk to me, tell me your dreams

Kaley Cuoco in black lingerie

Patrick Demarchelier

The Big Bang Theory's sultry star Kaley Cuoco serves as the perfect Madonna muse.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Ready for her close-up

Kaley Cuoco wrapped in bed sheets

Patrick Demarchelier

Kaley poses for a sexy portrait.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Riding in style

Kaley Cuoco in blue dress suit in car

Patrick Demarchelier

20 years after shooting the iconic cover of Madonna's "Justify My Love" CD single, legendary lensman Patrick Demarchelier reinterpreted the controversial video with Kaley Cuoco in a steamy shoot for Watch! Magazine.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Cover girl

Kaley Cuoco in black sleeveless dress

Patrick Demarchelier

The Big Bang Theory star is flawless.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Take the elevator right up to the rooftop

Kaley Cuoco in black dress with

Patrick Demarchelier

Kaley Cuoco channels the Material Girl.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

I want to kiss you in Paris

Kaley Cuoco in black suit, hallway

Patrick Demarchelier

Kaley reenacts Madonna's famous tryst in the long hallway of the groundbreaking "Justify My Love" video.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Road trip!

Cast of Blue Bloods in station wagon

Patrick Demarchelier

Family dinners aren't the only thing that the tight-knit Reagan family love to do together.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

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Sunday funday

Cast of Blue Bloods grilling in backyard

Patrick Demarchelier

The family that barbecues together, stays together.

Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Family man

Tom Selleck in black suit and tie

Patrick Demarchelier

Blue Bloods patriarch Tom Selleck takes a great new portrait.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Picture perfect

Bridget Moynahan close up

Patrick Demarchelier

A cover shot that's just brilliant in black and white.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Suit yourself

Donnie Wahlberg in grey suit

Patrick Demarchelier

Blue Bloods' Donnie Wahlberg cleans up real nice.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Say... cheeseburger!

Cast of Blue Bloods

Patrick Demarchelier

The Blue Bloods cast gathers for a fantastic family portrait.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Blue Bloods beauty

Bridget Moynahan

Patrick Demarchelier

When Bridget isn't playing Erin Reagan-Boyle, she glams up like this.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

You have the right to remain silent

Donnie Wahlberg in grey suit

Patrick Demarchelier

One of New York's finest looks pretty fine.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Absolutely arresting

Anna Faris and Allison Janney on staircase

Patrick Demarchelier

Anna and Allison couldn't be more beautiful.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

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Luxe tux

Allison Janney in tuxedo

Patrick Demarchelier

Where we can we get this exquisite ensemble?


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

Lady in red

Anna Faris in red dress in front of curtains

Patrick Demarchelier

Anna Faris is striking in scarlet.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

Parisian perfection

Allison Janney and Anna Faris check into hotel

Patrick Demarchelier

Allison Janney and Anna Faris are the ultimate mother-daughter glam goals.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

Party of two

Allison Janney and Anna Faris dressed in black

Patrick Demarchelier

Mom stars Allison Janney and Anna Faris are tres chic in the City of Light.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

Fashion fun

Allison Janney and Anna Farris go shopping

Patrick Demarchelier

Who wouldn't want to join these two on a stylish shopping spree?


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2016.

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Model behavior

Bridget Moynahan in sleeveless dress

Patrick Demarchelier

Blue Bloods' gorgeous Bridget Moynahan can't take a bad picture. It helps to have a famed photographer behind the lens.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

If looks could kill

Bridget Moynahan if looks could kill

Patrick Demarchelier

Bridget strikes a bold pose.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, June 2011.

Blonde ambition

Kaley Cuoco dressed in black on hotel bed

Patrick Demarchelier

Kaley gets sexy for a new spin on one of pop culture's most provocative narratives.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.

Chic romantique

Beth Behrs in Paris

Patrick Demarchelier

A poised Beth Behrs pulls off Parisian style perfectly.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

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Let it rain!

Beth Behrs with rose petals

Patrick Demarchelier

Beth Behrs at the center courtyard of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, where the hotel's artistic director devised a waterfall of rose petals.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

In bloom

Beth Behrs stops to smell flowers

Patrick Demarchelier

Beth Behrs stops to smell the flowers.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

Classic beauty

Beth Behrs in red dress

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Beth Behrs channels her new muse Coco Chanel.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

Can you say haute? Ooh la la!

Beth Behrs in Chanel

Patrick Demarchelier

Beth Behrs gets even more gorgeous in the City of Light.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

She's no couch potato!

Beth Behrs laying down on couch

Patrick Demarchelier

Beth Behrs relaxes outside the George V's Michelin-star-rated restaurant, Le Cinq.


Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2014.

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