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TVLand renews “Hot in Cleveland” for sixth season

via press release:

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TV LAND’S “Hot In Cleveland” RENEWED FOR SEASON SIX

SERIES CELEBRATES 100TH EPISODE TAPING THIS FRIDAY

 

Los Angeles, CA – May 1, 2014 – TV Land’s hit sitcom “Hot In Cleveland” has been renewed for 24 episodes for a sixth season, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, President, TV Land. The announcement was made during rehearsal for the series’ upcoming landmark 100th episode, entitled “Win Win,” which tapes this Friday, May 2nd. “Hot In Cleveland” stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White, and is currently airing its fifth season on Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT on TV Land.

“There’s instant magic when our cast, writers and crew get together for each episode,” said Jones. “We’re so excited to be reaching these milestones and can’t wait to see what lies ahead in ‘Cleveland.’”

“Hot In Cleveland” is averaging 2.6 million total viewers since its launch (Source: Nielsen, Premieres Only, 6/16/10-4/23/14). The series revolves around three fabulous best friends from LA – Melanie Moretti, Joy Scroggs, and Victoria Chase (Bertinelli, Leeves and Malick) – who find their lives changed forever when their plane, headed for Paris, makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. When the friends discover that life is better in Cleveland, they decide to stay. Starting over together, they rent a house that happens to come with a very opinioned caretaker, Elka Ostrovsky (White).

“Hot In Cleveland” is executive produced by Emmy® Award-winner Sean Hayes (“Will And Grace”) and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions and is helmed by Emmy® Award- winning Suzanne Martin (“Frasier,” “Ellen”) serving as executive producer, show runner and 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  211  countries,  and  will  begin  airing  in  syndication  through  CBS  Television Distribution in September 2014.

About TV Land

TV Land  is  the  programming destination featuring the best in entertainment  on  all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Consisting of original programming, classic and contemporary television series acquisitions, hit movies and digital portfolio, TV Land is now seen in over 98 million U.S. Homes.

About Viacom

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling  television  programs,  motion  pictures,  short-form  video,  apps,  games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories.  Viacom’s media networks, including  MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET,  CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick  at  Nite, Comedy   Central,   TV   Land,   SPIKE,  T?3s,  Paramount   Channel and   VIVA,  reach approximately  700  million  television  subscribers  worldwide. Paramount  Pictures, America’s  oldest  film  studio,  is  a  major  global  producer  and  distributor  of  filmed entertainment.

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