JOE JONAS, ONE THIRD OF THE GRAMMY(R) NOMINATED JONAS BROTHERS, SET TO APPEAR IN TV LAND'S HIT SERIES, "HOT IN CLEVELAND"
Jonas To Play Valerie Bertinelli's Son
Los Angeles, CA - July 15, 2010 - Joe Jonas, one third of the chart topping, Grammy(R) nominated music artists, the Jonas Brothers, and co-star of Disney Channel's Original series, "Jonas L.A." and the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam", is set to appear as Valerie Bertinelli's son, Will, in an upcoming episode of the successful TV Land series, "Hot in Cleveland." In the episode, Will Moretti (Jonas) comes to Cleveland to visit his recently transplanted mother, Melanie (Bertinelli). Jonas will appear in the August 11 episode that will be taped in front of a live studio audience on July 17.
"Hot in Cleveland" which airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Wednesdays stars sitcom favorites Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and 16-time Emmy(R)-nominee Betty White. The show, which has garnered great critical acclaim and record-breaking ratings, was picked up on July 7 for a second season of 20 episodes. The second season will begin production in October 2010 and is expected to premiere in January 2011 on TV Land.
"Hot in Cleveland" revolves around three fabulous best friends from LA - novelist Melanie Moretti (Valerie Bertinelli), eye-brow archer to the stars Joy Scroggs (Jane Leeves) and former soap star Victoria Chase (Wendie Malick) - who find their lives changed forever when their plane, headed for Paris, makes an unexpected landing. When the friends discover that they are hot in Cleveland, they decide to stay. Starting over, they rent a house that happens to come with a very feisty caretaker (Betty White).
Filmed in front of a live studio audience, "Hot in Cleveland" is executive produced by Emmy(R) Award-winner Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner of Hazy Mills Productions and is helmed by Emmy(R) Award-winning Suzanne Martin ("Frasier," "Ellen") serving as executive producer, show runner and writer. Lynda Obst also serves as executive producer.
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