Kirstie Alley joins 'Scream Queens' for its sophomore season

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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015 file photo, Kirstie Alley attends the premiere of HBO's "Girls" fourth season in New York. Alley is joining the cast in the second season of "Scream Queens," premiering Sept. 20, on Fox. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirstie Alley is joining the second-season cast of Fox TV's "Scream Queens."

The show's setting is moving from a college campus to a hospital with a dark past that handles bizarre medical cases. Alley will play the hospital's devious administrator, Fox said Monday.

Previously announced "Scream Queens" newcomers include John Stamos, Taylor Lautner and James Earl. The show's returning stars include Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts and Lea Michele.

The new season of "Scream Queens" begins 9 p.m. EDT Sept. 20.