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TV Land Renews RETIRED AT 35, Picks Up Two New Sitcoms

March 21, 2011 by  

TV Land is quickly becoming a destination for original comedy.

In addition to renewing RETIRED AT 35 — starring Jessica Walter and George Segal — as well as ordering an additional two episodes of HOT IN CLEVELAND — for a total of 24 eps in the upcoming 3rd season — the cable network has announced the order of two new sitcoms: THE EXES, starring SCRUBS’ Donald Faison, and HAPPILY DIVORCED, starring THE NANNY’S Fran Drescher.

Larry W. Jones, TV Land president, said the following in a statement today: “TV Land is committed to building a new home for situation comedies and we are ecstatic to build and expand on the success of our original scripted programming. HOT IN CLEVELAND and RETIRED AT 35 have proven to us that our audience is hungry for new sitcoms with relatable, experienced characters and smart, contemporary writing. We’re looking forward to an amazing year working with all of this wonderful talent.”

THE EXES will follow three divorced dudes who live across the hall from their divorce attorney. Wayne Knight and Kristen Johnston have also been cast.

HAPPILY DIVORCED will follow and Los Angeles florist who begins dating after finding out her longtime husband is gay. Tichina Arnold, John Michael Higgins and Rita Morena have also been cast.

Sound like a series you’d be interested in watching?

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