via press release:
CAROL BURNETT AND TIM CONWAY REUNITE ON
TV LAND’S “HOT IN CLEVELAND”
Episode Will Tape March 22nd For August Air Date
New York, NY – February 28, 2013 – TV Land announced today that television comedy legends Carol Burnett and Tim Conway will guest star on “Hot in Cleveland” in an episode currently scheduled to air in August. Burnett will play Victoria’s (Wendie Malick) mother Penny, a local TV legend and puppeteer on a children’s program. Conway will make his return to the series as Nick, Elka’s (Betty White) ex-boyfriend, but this time around, Nick has his heart set on Penny. Burnett and Conway are the latest in a long line of extraordinary guest stars who have appeared on the sitcom, including Regis Philbin, Mary Tyler Moore, Heather Locklear and many more.
“The ‘Carol Burnett Show’ is an American classic that helped pave the way for women in comedy,” said Larry W. Jones, President of TV Land. “It is our honor to reunite the dynamic duo of Carol and Tim to make magic with our ladies of ‘Hot in Cleveland.’”
TV Land’s hit sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” will premiere its summer season with a LIVE episode airing Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 10pm ET. The west coast will receive the live-to-tape version three hours later at 10pm PT. “Hot in Cleveland,” which is regularly filmed in front of a live audience, stars television favorites Valerie Bertinelli (“One Day at a Time,”), Jane Leeves (“Frasier”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me!”) and Betty White (“The Golden Girls”).
“Hot in Cleveland” is executive produced by Emmy® Award-winner Sean Hayes (“Will And Grace”) and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions (“Grimm”) and is helmed by Emmy® Award-winning Suzanne Martin (“Frasier,” “Ellen”) who serves executive producer, show runner and head writer. Lynda Obst also serves as executive producer, and Larry W. Jones and Keith Cox are executive producers for TV Land. “Hot in Cleveland” is currently seen around the world in over 165 countries.