Hot Starts for `Cleveland,' `Divorced'


TV Land's two comedy series Hot In Cleveland and Happily Divorced jumped out to fast ratings starts Wednesday night.

The premiere episode for the second half of Hot In Cleveland's sophomore season drew 2.4 million viewers, according to network officials. The series, which stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and Betty White, drew an additional 1.9 million viewers for two encore airings.

Freshman series Happily Divorced, starring Fran Drescher, also drew 2.4 million viewers in its 10:30 p.m. premiere, said the network. Repeat broadcasts of the premiere drew 2 million additional viewers.