Trivia - Hot in Cleveland (2010)
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Hot in Cleveland (2010)

Country: USA

Genres: Comedy

Director: Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto, ...

Writers: Suzanne Martin, Sam Johnson, Chris Marcil, Rachel Sweet, ...

Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White, ...

Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot.

Seasons:   6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1

When "Hot in Cleveland" first began in early 2010, Wendie Malick, Valerie Bertinelli, and Jane Leeves were supposed to be playing characters in their late 40s. Malick was actually 59 years old approaching 60 when the show premiered.
Episodes are filmed before a live audience on Stage 19 of CBS Studio Center in Studio City, California.
Betty White's character Elka Ostrovsky was named after Howard Stern's wife Beth Ostrovsky.
In season 2 both Millicent Martin (Gertrude Moon) and Peri Gilpin (Roz Doyle) guest star in Hot in Cleveland making it a total of 4 actresses from the show Frasier.
Elka was only going to be in the pilot, but the rising popularity of Betty White made the producers offer her a regular job.
Tom McGowan (kenny from Frasier) also guest starred on season 2 making it a total of 5 actors from the show Frasier.
The house is the same one on the 90's show Sabrina The teenage witch.
Laura San Giacomo, Enrico Colantoni and David Spade who all appeared with Wendie Malick on Just Shoot Me! (1997-2003) have guest starred in various episodes.
In "How Did You Guys Meet, Anyway?" Actual footage of Betty White was digitally altered to include a nametag on White that read "Elka", to make it appear that White's character Elka Ostrovsky was appearing as a contestant on Body Language.
In the house there are actual pictures of the girls and their families.
In addition to five actors from Frasier (1993), the show has had as guest stars two actresses from One Day at a Time (1975) (Bonnie Franklin and Mackenzie Phillips), one of Valerie Bertinelli's previous shows, an actress from Just Shoot Me! (1997) (Laura
This is Betty White's first long running episodic series (after The Golden Girls (1985) and Mary Tyler Moore (1970)) not to win her an Emmy although she did receive a nomination for the first season and won back to back SAG awards.
In addition to five actors from Frasier (1993), the show has had as guest stars three actors from One Day at a Time (1975) (Bonnie Franklin, Pat Harrington Jr., and Mackenzie Phillips), one of Valerie Bertinelli's previous shows, an actress from Just Shoo