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'Hot In Cleveland' Won't Be Renewed For Seventh Season

11/18/2014 8:48am EST
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TV Land has decided "Hot In Cleveland's" sixth season will be its last. The series stars Betty White, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick. The final episode will be Christmas themed and air on Dec. 17.

Larry W. Jones, the president of TV Land, said in a statement, "It's been an honor to work with Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and the incomparable Betty White as well as our executive producers Suzanne Martin, Todd Milliner, Sean Hayes and the rest of our exceptional writers, production team and crew.

"The passion and talent they brought to the set each and ev...

GLAAD Honors Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson, 'Modern Family' & More

4/23/2012 10:24am EDT
Chaz Bono
Cher stunned her transgender son Chaz Bono by presenting him with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards.

The pop superstar joined Bono's stepmother Mary Bono Mack at the prizegiving in Los Angeles on Sunday and honored the gay rights activist, stating, "I'm here because Chaz has the most courage of almost anyone I know. The other day I was having a big meltdown (like you do) and Chaz said, 'Are you going to come to the (event),' and I went, 'Chaz, you know, I'm not doing well right now'.

"He texted me and said, 'I turned into a very understanding, smart man and...

Betty White Opens Twitter Account, Pranks 'Hot In Cleveland' Co-Star Valerie Bertinelli

4/11/2012 4:29pm EDT
Betty White
Betty White did what she said she would never do - open a Twitter account. Of course, this being Betty, she couldn't start a feed on the social networking site without having some fun.

After gaining over 140,000 followers and getting verified by the Twitter powers that be, the veracity of Betty's account was put to task by none other than her Hot in Cleveland co-star, Valerie Bertinelli.

"Just spoke with Betty and she is VERY upset! @BettyMWhite is NOT her. Don't know how they got verified, but it is not Betty. Please RT!" sobbed Bertinelli on her feed. How could this be? How could Twitt...

Ankle Injury Forces Liza Minnelli To Pull Out Of 'Hot In Cleveland'

2/10/2012 11:45am EST
Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli has been forced to pull out of her role in "Hot In Cleveland" due to an ankle injury.

The star was due to fly to Los Angeles to shoot a cameo in the sitcom next week but she's bowed out citing health issues.

She has been told not to travel after a recent X-ray scan confirmed her ankle has still not completely healed following an accident at her home in November.

Producers are now scrambling to find a replacement for Minnelli, who was due to play an eccentric talent agent.

A spokesperson tells Minnelli hopes to make a future appearance on the TV series.

Happy 90th Birthday, Betty White!

1/17/2012 9:00am EST
Betty White in The Golden Girls
TV veteran Betty White has a big reason to celebrate on Tuesday - America's favorite Golden Girl turns 90.

Known for her comedic chops and charming wit on hit shows like "Hot in Cleveland," "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," White boasts a successful career, which now spans seven decades.

And she doesn't appear to be slowing down with age - on Monday night bosses at network NBC paid tribute to the legend's career by airing a star-studded TV special, which featured Hugh Jackman and Carol Burnett, among others, paying tribute to the birthday girl - and she is just about to ...

Katy Perry & Emma Stone Were Big Winners At 2012 People's Choice Awards

1/12/2012 8:24am EST
Emma Stone
It was a huge night for Katy Perry at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday - even though the pop star's marriage break-up prevented her from attending.

The I Kissed a Girl star pulled out of the event earlier this week via a tweet but it was still very much her night as she picked up five awards, including one for her guest spot on TV comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Perry also claimed trophies for Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Song of the Year (E.T.), Favorite Music Video (Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)) and Favorite Tour Headliner.

It was also a great evening for the ...

Jennifer Love Hewitt Sizzles In A Tight Blue Bandage Dress

10/26/2011 8:27am EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
We spotted Jennifer Love Hewitt at the "Like Crazy" Los Angeles Premiere yesterday in a tight fitting blue bandage dress. The slightly curvy star showed up on the red carpet with actor Jarod Einsohn. The two have been linked since August.

The actress recently made an appearance on Betty White's sitcom "Hot In Cleveland." She stars in the upcoming film "Jewtopia," a romantic comedy about a gentile who pretends to be Jewish in order to win the affection of his love interest.

She will also appear in "The Client List," a TV spinoff of the made-for-television film she starred in.

2011 Emmy Predictions: Bad Fashion, Cuss-Ridden Acceptance Speeches & More!

9/17/2011 8:00am EDT
Anna Paquin
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards take place tomorrow. ChaCha recently polled a selection of its users on the nominees fashion choices, expected wardrobe malfunctions, impromptu kisses and more.

Who is going to be fashion's biggest nightmare at the Emmy's this year?
January Jones – Mad Men (24 percent) (She just had her baby, so we don't think she'll show up this year.)
Anna Paquin – True Blood (37 percent)
Mindy Kaling – The Office (37 percent)

Who is most likely to have a wardrobe malfunction?
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men (11 percent)
Evan Rachel Wood – Mildred Pierce (57 percent) or...

Mary Tyler Moore To Receive SAG Life Achievement Award

9/9/2011 10:25am EDT
Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore will receive SAG’s Life Achievement Award at the awards ceremony in January 2012.  The actress, who will turn 75 in December, is of course being honored for her unforgettable TV work in ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and her own self-titled sitcom.

SAG is also said to be impressed by her film roles, her work on Broadway, and her humanitarian efforts.  Moore suffers from Type 1 Diabetes, a condition that has left her health fragile.  She frequently speaks about the disease, lobbies for more research and funds, and wrote a book about her experiences with it in 2009.

For the most ...

Betty White Turns Down Marine Corps Ball Invite Because Of Work

7/19/2011 9:00am EDT
Betty White
Betty White has turned down the chance to be a Marine's date at an upcoming ball, because she'll be working.

Sgt. Ray Lewis became the latest military man to invite a celebrity as a date after asking the ageing Golden Girls star to the Marine Corps Ball in November in a video posted online over the weekend.

But, unlike Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake, who have accepted invites to attend separate military events, White has politely declined.

In a statement, the 89 year old writes, "I am deeply flattered and truly appreciate the invitation. As everyone knows, I love a man in uniform... bu...

Marine Invites Betty White To Ball

7/18/2011 8:34am EDT
Betty White
Betty White is the latest celebrity to receive an invitation to a Marine Corps Ball.

Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake were asked to attend two separate military galas via videos posted by personnel on YouTube earlier this month, and now the "Hot in Cleveland" actress has won the affections of her very own U.S. soldier - Sgt. Ray Lewis.

Lewis, a veteran and aspiring hip-hop artist, recently filmed his own web message for White, asking the 89 year old star to be his date.

Dressed in his uniform, holding a red rose, he says, "I'd like to take Betty White (to the Marine Corps Ball). She's fu...

And The Emmy Nominees Will Probably Be...

7/13/2011 6:19pm EDT
Modern Family
It’s time to predict this year’s Emmy nominees – never an easy task. Emmy voters are unpredictable; they tend to hold onto old favorites, but sometimes nominate newbies and throw in wild card nominees as well.

This was a good year for TV – particularly old favorites like ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Modern Family’ but also new fare like ‘Raising Hope’ and ‘Boardwalk Empire.’

Here are predictions for this year’s nominees in the major series categories. I likely won’t be right on the money, but if I can get four out of every six in each category, I’ll be happy. It can be a tough guessing game.


Celebrity Feuds: Betty White And Lindsay Lohan, Whoopi Goldberg And Barbara Walters

4/12/2011 2:00pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Celebrities trade barbs all the time, but we didn't expect Betty White to get into a verbal scuffle with anyone - especially Lindsay Lohan!

However, that's just what the Hot in Cleveland star did. She told the Daily Mail, "I cannot stand the people who get wonderful starts in show business, and who abuse it. Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen, for example, although there are plenty of others, too. They are the most blessed people in the world and they don't appreciate it."

Lohan replied to E!, "Wow! I've always been a fan of hers. It's just a bit strange when people feel they must speak pu...

Keck's Exclusives: Scoop on Modern Family, Army Wives and More

3/22/2011 10:34am EDT
Rico Rodriguez | Photo Credits: Danny Feld/ABC
I stopped by a couple of charity benefits last week where I picked up some fun scooplets. My thanks to the folks at the Alzheimer Association's Night at Sardi's Fundraiser and The Humane Society's Genesis Awards for the red carpet access — and the salad, entrée and dessert.

ABC's Modern Family is ending its second season by adding a new series regular. The name of this pretty young new character: Bridgette. Who is she, you ask? "We're getting a French bulldog for me to hang out with," reports Rico Rodriguez (Manny). "She'll probably be ...

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Interview: Jon Lovitz Talks A Career In Comedy and 'Hot In Cleveland' Role

3/2/2011 6:00pm EST
Jon Lovitz
Since his run on Saturday Night Live in the late 80's, Jon Lovitz has been a prolific comedian in both TV and film. As he gears up to appear on TV Land's original series Hot In Cleveland on March 9, Jon was kind enough to sit down with me to discuss that upcoming role as well as the lengthy and varied career he's made out of making us laugh.

Let's start with what's coming up: tell us about your role on Hot In Cleveland. What can we expect to see from you in that episode?

I play a homeless guy, and I meet Jane Leeves' character.

What's it like to work with that cast? All the actresse...

2011 SAG Awards List Of Winners

1/31/2011 8:15am EST
Colin Firth

Natalie Portman, Colin Firth and the cast of The King's Speech took the top prizes at the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

Firth won Best Actor for his role in the British monarchy drama, which also took the prize for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Meanwhile Portman claimed the Best Actress award for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's ballet drama Black Swan. The Fighter was also a big winner, with cast mates Christian Bale and Melissa Leo earning honors for Best Supporting Actor and Actress respectively.

Elsewhere, Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Em...

Classic TV Comedy Icons: Where Are They Now?

1/28/2011 11:16am EST
Hot In Cleveland
In the season premiere of TV Land’s ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ Betty White’s character, Elka, found herself in jail. A slim cell mate who called her “fresh meat” turned around and turned out to be none other than Mary Tyler Moore. The cameo was more a wink at the two icons’ history together, with the characters noting it had been 33 years since they’d seen each other – exactly as long as it had been since Moore and White worked together on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’

This sequence made me wonder – what are all the iconic TV actors from the glory days up to? Aside from this cameo, Moore re-eme...

'Hot In Cleveland' Star Jane Leeves Is Nearly 50 & Looking Fabulous

1/20/2011 6:00pm EST
Jane Leeves
Jane Leeves turns 50 in April, and we think she looks great for a girl hitting the half century mark. We spotted the actress at Betty White's 89th birthday party at Le Cirque in New York City yesterday.

The actress said she learned something very important during her years on "Frasier" that she utilizes every day on the set of "Hot in Cleveland."

"The basis of comedy, the funniest stuff, is always the truth," Leeves told showbizspy.

What do you think of Jane's look?

Returning Mid-Season Shows: What's Worth Watching?

1/4/2011 12:00pm EST
The new 'American Idol'
We’ve already been over what new shows are premiering mid-season. There are lots of returning favorites as well, and some promise to be some of this year’s highest-rated programs. Others are sure to be stinkers. Here’s our guide to what’s returning, and what’s worth watching.

‘V’ – ABC, Jan. 4

Starring Elizabeth Mitchell (‘LOST’) as FBI agent Erica Evans and Morena Baccarin as the leader of the visitors, this season kicks off after a long hiatus. ABC calls it “a show we’d like to run as uninterrupted as possible.” Time will tell if the long wait has dented the show’s audience. Anyo...

2011 Midseason TV: Christian Slater Tries Again & A Few 'Friends' Clones

12/29/2010 1:04pm EST
Christian Slater
It’s almost the new year – and you know what that means. No, it’s not time to wonder when Dick Clark is going to retire from his New Year’s Eve show. Midseason is almost upon us – and several new shows are set to premiere shortly, while other favorites are slated to return. Here’s a rundown:

'Breaking In’ – FOX – April 6

This is Christian Slater’s third attempt at a series in as many years. This go round, he’s part of a team of tech experts who are tapped to be consultants on cyber security for large corporations. Here’s hoping third time’s a charm.

'Body Of Proof’ – ABC – premie...

This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Betty White and Reese Witherspoon

12/25/2010 5:00pm EST
Betty White Reese Witherspoon
Shining Star– Betty White: A “Golden Girl” is becoming a pin-up girl. After an incredibly lucrative 2010 - which included a hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live”, a role on the TV Land Show “Hot in Cleveland”, and a much buzzed-about Snickers commercial – Betty White is taking her career to the next level in 2011. The experienced entertainer has her very own calendar.

The kitsch-tastic product is appropriately called “The Betty White Calendar”, and features the seasoned senior citizen posing on the cover with some serious man candy.

And just in case the idea of an 88-year-old actress do...

Joe Jonas On '90210' (Video)

11/10/2010 3:00pm EST
Joe Jonas 90210
Joe Jonas was on 90210 Monday, playing himself and posing as Adrianna's (Jessica Lowndes) boyfriend to walk the red carpet. After Joe's advice to "keep it fake" and make "all the details vague," we wonder if he was inspired by any real-life experiences.

The fake date did not last for long, as Adrianna's real boyfriend showed up and crashed the party. Joe didn't seem to bothered by this - he was mostly in it to dispel rumors he was with Lady Gaga. "That's freaking my mom out," he mused earlier.

Joe recently was a guest star in Hot in Cleveland. Unfortunately for him, his regular TV gig, ...

Joe Jonas To Guest Star On '90210'

9/21/2010 12:30pm EDT
Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas is set to show off his acting talents in an episode of hit teen drama 90210.

The Jonas Brothers star has already enjoyed roles in the band's projects including two Camp Rock movies and their own TV show JONAS L.A.

He made a recent guest appearance in Hot in Cleveland and he's following it up by joining the cast of 90210 for a special episode playing himself and providing a love interest for Jessica Lowndes' character Adrianna.

The episode is set to air in November.

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Betty White Gets Her Own Comic Book

9/8/2010 3:30pm EDT
Betty White
Veteran actress Betty White is set to become the star of her very own comic book, chronicling her decades-long career.

The 88-year-old Golden Girls star has signed a deal with Bluewater Productions to be drawn as a cartoon for Female Force: Betty White. The 32-page book will hit comic stores in November and feature moments from her career, including her days on 1970s sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and her small screen comeback on Hot in Cleveland earlier this year.

Bluewater president and founder Darren G. Davis says, "Betty White has had such an amazing entertainment career... it's o...

Betty White To Write An Advice Book

8/18/2010 2:20pm EDT
Betty White
Veteran Golden Girl Betty White will share all about her life lessons in a new advice book.

The actress, 88, has experienced a career resurgence in recent months after drawing laughs during an appearance on hit sketch show Saturday Night Live and successfully launching her own TV comedy series, Hot in Cleveland. And she is set to share the secrets to her success in a new tome after signing a two-book deal with publisher G.O. Putnam's Sons, reports the Associated Press.

Listen Up! will hit book shelves next spring, while a second release, The Zoo and I: Betty and Her Friends, will follow...

Betty White Isn't Naked In Her New Calendar

7/8/2010 10:08am EDT
Betty White
The only remaining "Golden Girl," 88-year-old Betty White is launching "The Betty White Calendar," a tribute to one of America's most beloved actresses and comediennes.

From her new hit television comedy "Hot in Cleveland" on TV Land to her number-one Super Bowl commercial (Snickers) with the not-dead Abe Vigoda - Betty is classy, earthy and unassuming. She's also got a fantastic sense of humor about herself - perfect for a centerfold!

Earlier this year, Betty hosted "Saturday Night Live" after a grassroots Facebook campaign called "Betty White to Host SNL (Please)" attracted 500,000 fan...