'Hot In Cleveland' Clearances Hit 92%
CBS Television Distribution has sold Hot in Cleveland to TV stations in 92% of the United States for a September 2014 launch, it was announced today by Joe DiSalvo, president of Sales, CTD.
The TV Land sitcom is now cleared in 47 of the top 50 markets. The latest round of clearances includes stations from the Allbritton Communications, Granite Broadcasting, Raycom Media, Post-Newsweek Stations, Gray Television and Grant Communications groups.
CTD acquired the exclusive broadcast domestic distribution rights for Hot in Cleveland from TV Land in September 2011.
Debuting June 2010, Hot in Cleveland’s premiere episode was the highest-rated telecast in TV Land’s 14-year history. Through its past three full seasons, Hot in Cleveland averaged 3 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. The fourth season can currently be seen Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TV Land.
Filmed in front of an audience, Hot in Cleveland is executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions and is helmed by Suzanne Martin (Frasier, Ellen) serving as executive producer, show runner and writer. Lynda Obst also serves as executive producer, and Larry W. Jones and Keith Cox are executive producers for TV Land.