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Sitcom vets returning in new shows on TV Land

- Associated Press - Monday, March 21, 2011

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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