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More funny business at TV Land with two new comedies and 'Retired at 35'

March 21, 2011 |  2:57 pm

TV Land is laughing it up with the announcment of two new sitcoms and a second season renewal of its freshman comedy "Retired at 35."

Joining the TV Land lineup is "Happily Divorced," starring Fran Drescher ("The Nanny") as a florist who re-enters the dating world after discovering her real estate agent husband of 18 years is gay. The series, which is based on Drescher's real-life relationship with former husband and co-writer Peter Marc Jacobson, also stars John Michael Higgins, Tichina Arnold, Rita Moreno and Robert Walden. Ther series is slated to premiere June 15.

Also premiering is "The Exes," starring Donald Faison, Wayne Knight and David Alan Basche as three divorced men who live together in an apartment across the hall from their divorce attorney Holly (Kristen Johnston), who is also their landlord. The series is scheduled to launch next winter.

"Retired at 35," which stars George Segal and Jessica Walter, will return next winter for its second season. The show revolves around a disillusioned Manhattan businessman (Johnathan McClain) who moves back in with his parents.

-- Greg Braxton

Photo: The cast of "Happily Divorced" includes, in the top row from left, Tichina Arnold, Valente Rodriguez, Rita Moreno and Robert Walden, and in the bottom row from left, John Michael Higgins, Fran Drescher and D.W. Moffett.

Credit: TV Land