Fran Drescher sitcom ‘Happily Divorced’ renews vows with TV Land


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The critics may have said nay, but TV Land executives have decided to stay wedded to “Happily Divorced.”

Fran Drescher’s sitcom -- based on her life with ex-husband Peter Marc Jacobson, who came out as gay after years of marriage - -got a second-season order for 12 more episodes, the network announced Wednesday. The new shows will appear sometime next spring.


“Happily Divorced,” designed as a companion to TV Land’s hit sitcom “Hot in Cleveland,” got the thumbs-down from many critics when it premiered last month. But fans of Drescher -- best-known as the nasally title character on “The Nanny” -- have enabled “Happily Divorced” to average a respectable 2.2 million total viewers, according to the Nielsen Co.

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“We are thrilled that our viewers have embraced ‘Happily Divorced’ just like they did with ‘Hot in Cleveland,’” TV Land President Larry W. Jones said in a statement.

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