Wednesday, July 24, 2019

getTV Acquires Hot in Cleveland in August; Sean Hayes to Roast Alec Baldwin

Hot in Cleveland

Beginning August 5, getTV will begin airing episodes of the popular sitcom Hot in Cleveland, starring Valerie Bertinelli (One Day at a Time), Jane Leeves (Frasier), Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me) and Betty White (The Golden Girls). The series, which ran on TV Land from 2010 to 2015, will air August 5 at 6PM ET. Hot in Cleveland features three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles-new divorcee Melanie (Bertinelli), makeup artist Joy (Leeves) and former soap star Victoria (Malick)-who are on their way to a vacation in Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland, where they're grounded. After venturing into a local bar to find that they attract welcome male attention, the ladies believe they can be big fish in a smaller pond that's less youth-obsessed than their Hollywood hometown. They decide to give Cleveland a shot and rent an old Victorian house that comes with a caretaker named Elke, played by White.

Hot in Cleveland's recurring cast members included Craig Ferguson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Heather Locklear, Eddie Cibrian, Wayne Knight, Carl Reiner, Susan Lucci, musicians Huey Lewis and Joe Jonas, Juliet Mills, Georgia Engel and Tim Daly. The list of guest stars is a veritable Who's Who from the worlds of TV, movies and music. Among the stars who guested on the show during its long run were Bertinelli's co-stars from One Day at Time, Bonnie Franklin, MacKenzie Phillips and Pat Harrington Jr.; Leeves' and Malick's co-stars from Frasier, John Mahoney and Peri Gilpin; Malick's co-star from Just Shoot Me, Laura San Giacomo; and White's co-stars from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Edward Asner and Cloris Leachman.


Sean Hayes

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy announced that Emmy(R) Award-winning actor and host Sean Hayes has been named Roast Master for the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. The #BaldwinRoast will tape in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 7 and will premiere on Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/ PT. Baldwin and Comedy Central will also contribute a combined $1 million, in matching $500,000 donations, to Exploring The Arts, a 501c3 nonprofit organization serving public high schools throughout New York City and Los Angeles. Founded in 1999 by legendary American singer and painter Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto, a former public school teacher, the mission of Exploring the Arts (ETA) is to transform the lives of young people through arts education. At the heart of ETA's work is a vision to provide greater equality of resources and opportunity in the arts to traditionally underserved teens.