Burnett first appeared on 'All My Children' in 1983, in 1995 she returned to host a 25th anniversary special and made a brief cameo in 2005. According to Entertainment Weekly, Burnett will share the screen with soap legends Susan Lucci and Jill Larson when she returns to the series.
"It is our honor and pleasure to welcome back Carol Burnett to Pine Valley. Verla Grubbs is a beloved member of the 'All My Children' family and we look forward to reprising her character," Julie Hanan Carruthers, 'All My Children' executive producer, said in a statement.
Josh Duhamel and Eva La Rue are among the other familiar faces returning to 'All My Children' to pay tribute to the show that launched their careers. In September ABC will replace 'AMC' with a food and lifestyle show, 'The Chew.'
Watch a clip of Burnett alongside the late Elizabeth Taylor from 'All My Children.'