TV Land Stays With 'Divorced'

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TV Land has picked up its freshman series Happily Divorced For a second season, the network announced Wednesday.

The series, starring Fran Drescher as a florist whose 18-year marriage ends suddenly when her husband announces he's gay, is averaging 2.2 million viewers during its freshman run, posting triple digit gains over the network's prime time average, according to network officials.

The series is expected to return to the network with 12 new episodes sometime in 2012.

"We are thrilled that our viewers have embraced Happily Divorced just like they did with Hot in Cleveland," said Larry Jones, TV Land president in a statement. "It's fantastic that we get to keep working with Fran, this amazing cast and all of the talented writers on another season."