TV Land Greenlights Kirstie Alley SitcomReunites Alley with Former 'Cheers' Costar Rhea Perlman; Set for Fall Premiere 2/15/2013 10:15 AM Eastern
The series (formerly titled Giant Baby) stars Kirstie Alley as a Broadway star whose son, who she gave up at birth, attempts to reconnect with her. Kirstie's New Show will reunite Alley with former Cheers costar Rhea Perlman. Former Seinfeld actor Michael Richards also stars. The network has ordered 12 episodes for a fall premiere.
"This cast is a TV Land dream team of stars. Seeing them all together is truly mind-blowing," said TV Land president Larry Jones in a statement. "This series pick-up reaffirms our commitment to making broadcast quality original programming for a network whose brand stands for timeless entertainment."
Kirstie's New Show is written and executive produced by Marco Pennette and is also executive produced by Alley and Jason Weinberg. Jones and Keith Cox serve as executive producers for TV Land.