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Sitcom vets returning in new shows on TV Land

Sitcom vets returning in new shows on TV Land

March 22nd, 2011 in News

NEW YORK (AP) - Count Fran Drescher of "The Nanny" and Wayne Knight of "Seinfeld" among TV veterans returning in new sitcoms.

TV Land network is announcing that Drescher will be back on the air with "Happily Divorced." She will star as a florist who deals with dating after finding out her husband is gay. The network said Monday that "Happily Divorced" will premiere June 15.

A second new sitcom, "The Exes," stars Knight as one of three divorced men who share an apartment across the hall from their divorce attorney, played by Kristen Johnston of "3rd Rock from the Sun." It is slated to debut next winter, along with a second season of "Retired at 35."

TV Land said its first original sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland," will be back with new episodes in June.

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