TV Land Orders Kirstie Alley-Michael Richards Comedy to Series

Lesley Goldberg
The Hollywood Reporter
TV Land Orders Kirstie Alley-Michael Richards Comedy to Series

TV Land is putting Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards back on TV.

The cable network home to Hot in Cleveland has picked up Kirstie's New Show (previously titled Giant Baby) to series, TV Land announced Friday. The 12-episode sitcom will debut in the fall. 

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Kirstie's New Show revolves around Madison Banks (Alley) a Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when her son (Eric Petersen) turns up looking to reconnect with his biological mother after his adopted mom dies.

Richards will play Maddie's limo driver, with Gilles Marini guest starring as her chef. Perlman plays her assistant/best friend in the series created by Marco Pennette (Desperate Housewives). 


“We’ve been after Kirstie for two years, and now we found the perfect show for her and the perfect writer in Marco Pennette,” said TV Land's Keith Cox, executive vp development and original programming. “We are so excited to give a home to Kirstie and this amazing cast with a show that TV Land fans will love.”

Alley celebrated the news, fittingly, on Broadway. Check out the clip below of her celebrating the series order.

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