SAG and Emmy Award-winner Betty White has been booked to keep working at least to age 90. TV Land has signed for a third season of “Hot in Cleveland.”
The 89-year-old star and the rest of the cast will begin shooting this summer on 22 new episodes. Depending on when shooting wraps up, White could be still on camera or relaxing as the new shows air when she celebrates her 90th birthday next January 17.
Hot in Cleveland has garnered unprecedented ratings for the network and continues to be a huge success, scoring a strong 1.6 among TV Land’s target Adults 25-54 audience, a 2.0 among Women 25-54 and an average of 3.2 million total viewers. The sitcom remains the highest-rated and most-watched series in the history of the network. It was recently nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards including: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series – Betty White, which she won.
“The chemistry that this cast has with each other is undeniable so we are excited to bring ‘Hot in Cleveland’ back for another season. Our viewers will be thrilled with all that is in store for next season – amazing storylines, smart and hilarious writing and even more beloved guest stars!” said Larry W. Jones, President of TV Land.
Filmed in front of a live studio audience, Hot in Cleveland is executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions and is helmed by Suzanne Martin serving as executive producer, show runner and writer. Lynda Obst also serves as executive producer.