Happily Divorced (2011–2013)
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Network | NBC
Created By | Tracey Wigfield
Number Of Episodes | 10
Episode Length | 30 mins.
Premise | Katie Wendelson (Ground Floor‘s Briga Heelan) is an up-and-coming cable news producer whose professional and personal lives collide when her mother (Difficult People’s Andrea Martin) scores an internship on her show, The Breakdown.
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Based on the life of 30 Rock writer/producer Tracey Wigfield, the series revolves around a mother/daughter duo who wind up as colleagues when the overbearing former — played by Andrea Martin (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) — begins interning at the cable news network that employs the latter, played by Briga Heelan (Undateable).
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Jane the Virgin has tapped legendary West Side Story actress Rita Moreno to play the mother of the scene-stealing soap star, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Jane’s paternal grandma — or “Glam-ma,” as she’s called — is fiercely protective of her wildly successful son. She will make her debut in Episode 18.
Moreno — whose TV credits include Happily Divorced, Oz and The Electric Company — is one of a select group of performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony (aka Egot).
Moreno, one of the few thespians to have an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, will lend her vocal talents to “Nina’s World,” an animated series slated to debut in 2015 on NBCUniversal’s Sprout network. Moreno will voice “Abuelita,” the grandmother of the show’s title character and will help the six-year-old at the center of the story navigate childhood and learn about her culture.
“Nina’s World” is a spin-off of sorts of Sprout’s “The Good Night Show.” In that program, an adult character named Nina, played by actress Michele Lepe, joins a character named Star to introduce programming and segments that aim to lull the network’s tyke viewers to sleep. Lepe will also have a role in the new program,
Happily Divorced star Fran Drescher is now happily married!
The 56-year-old actress said "I do" to Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, 50, at their beach home in front of a small group of friends and family, People confirms.
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Drescher shared the news on Twitter on Sunday with a sweet selfie.
Surprise!!!!! We got married! pic.twitter.com/2PBG1fzz6V
— Fran Drescher (@frandrescher) September 8, 2014
Ayyadurai, who holds the patent for inventing email, met Drescher a year ago at an event hosted by Deepak Chopra. "Fran heard my talk and we fell in love, and we've been together since that talk," he told the Huffington Post. "Every day is a celebration with Fran. Every day is almost a romantic hangout with her. We're always laughing, always enjoying ourselves."
This is the second marriage for The Nanny actress. She was married to Peter Marc Jacobson for 21 years
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