Aug. 27, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- TV Land's historic reunion of the female cast of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" on the network's original sitcom, "Hot in
," is here! Next
Wednesday, September 4 th at 10pm ET/PT,
TV Land brings together
Mary Tyler Moore
and "Hot in
for an unprecedented reunion of one of the most revered TV casts of all time. This is the first time in over 30 years that the five former castmates have gotten together for a sitcom.
In the episode,
, Melanie (
Valerie Bertinelli) Joy
) are getting ready for their "birthdates" – their annual birthday tradition of setting each other up for dates – but choose to shake things up a bit this year.
Elka and Mamie Sue
(Engel) decide they want to get their bowling team back together, aptly named GLOB: the Gorgeous Ladies of Bowling. The team, which includes Elka,
, had a falling out decades ago after their championship season went to their heads. Meanwhile,
meets with the indie director she idolizes (
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
) and is surprised to find that he has a very unique trait; Joy can't believe that her date (
) has a more "mature" taste in women; and Melanie is psyched that her set-up is a plastic surgeon...until she isn't anymore.
The season finale of "Hot in Cleveland" airs right after this amazing reunion at 10:30pm ET/PT – with special guest star Craig Ferguson .
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" centered around
Mary Tyler Moore
), an ambitious, young and single assistant producer, and her career at the fictional WJM-TV News. With her best friend
) and resident busy-body
), Mary tackled the stereotypes of being an independent working woman in what was typically a "man's world." The show also starred
as Mary's tough-love boss, station producer
as cynical head news writer
as the man-crazy "Happy Homemaker"
Sue Ann Nivens
as the dim-witted anchorman
, Ted's wife. Moore's company, MTM Enterprises, produced the series for CBS.
" is executive produced by Emmy® Award-winner
("Will and Grace") and
of Hazy Mills Productions ("Grimm") and is helmed by Emmy® Award-winning
("Frasier," "Ellen") who serves as executive producer, show runner and head writer.
also serves as executive producer, and
Larry W. Jones
are executive producers for TV Land. "Hot in
" is currently seen around the world in over 190 countries.
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