via press release:
More Hollywood Superstars Tapped for Guest Appearances on This Season of the #1 Sitcom on Cable, TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland”
Season Premieres on Wednesday, January 19th at 10 p.m. ET/PT With 10 New Episodes
Returns June 15th With Another 10 Episodes
PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 — Celebrities Susan Lucci (“All My Children”), Carl Reiner (“The Dick Van Dyke Show”), Peri Gilpin (“Frasier”), Jimmy Kimmel (“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”), Jon Lovitz (“The Simpsons,” “Saturday Night Live”), Michael E. Knight (“All My Children”), Isaiah Mustafa (“The Old Spice Guy”), Darnell Williams (“All My Children”) and John Ducey (“Jonas”) have been tapped as guests stars for the first 10 episodes of the second season of TV Land’s hit original sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” beginning January 19, 2011 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. They join previously announced guest stars Mary Tyler Moore (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show”), Bonnie Franklin (“One Day At A Time”), Melanie Griffith (“Working Girl,” “Something Wild”), Wayne Knight (“Seinfeld, “3rd Rock From The Sun”), John Schneider (“Dukes of Hazzard”), Sherri Shepherd (“The View,” “30 Rock”) and Jack Wagner (“Melrose Place,” “General Hospital”). “Hot in Cleveland” stars acclaimed actresses Valerie Bertinelli (“One Day at a Time”), Jane Leeves (“Frasier”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”) and recent Emmy(R) Award-winner, Betty White (“The Golden Girls”). “Hot in Cleveland” will return for another 10 new episodes on June 15, 2011.
Filmed in front of a live studio audience, “Hot in Cleveland” is executive produced by Emmy(R) Award-winner Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions and is helmed by Emmy(R) Award-winning Suzanne Martin (“Frasier,” “Ellen”) serving as executive producer, show runner and writer. Lynda Obst also serves as executive producer.
“Hot in Cleveland” is nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) in two categories including: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series ? Betty White.
The series revolves around three fabulous best friends from LA ? novelist Melanie Moretti (Valerie Bertinelli), eye-brow archer to the stars Joy Scroggs (Jane Leeves) and former soap star Victoria Chase (Wendie Malick) ? who find their lives changed forever when their plane, headed for Paris, makes an unexpected landing. When the friends discover that life is better for them and that they are hot in Cleveland, they decide to stay. Starting over together, they rent a house that happens to come with a very opinionated caretaker (Betty White).
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