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"HOT IN CLEVELAND" AND "THE SOUL MAN" PREMIERE LIVE ON TV LAND, WEDNESDAY MARCH 26TH STARTING AT 10PM ET/PT
New York, NY - March 25, 2014 - TV Land is giving fans an all-access pass behind-the-scenes during the LIVE premieres of "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man," it was announced by the network today. On LiveFromTVLand.com, viewers will get a second screen experience that will capture everything the studio audience gets to see at the live shows, from comedians warming up the crowds, to the actors entering and exiting each scene and more. Users can watch from their mobile device or desktop computer as four cameras reveal what really goes on minutes before the show begins and during commercial breaks. The digital event starts Wednesday, March 26th at 9:55pm ET.
TV Land's social media pages are getting in on the excitement of LIVE week too, starting with the casts of both shows posting rehearsal photos on Instagram while they gear up for the big day. Fans can post good luck messages on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtags #HOTLive and #SOULMANLive, and on Tumblr, watch out for fun episode GIFS from "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man." There will also be Twitter parties across the country in Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta inviting fans and bloggers to join the fun with friends for #HOTLive and #SOULMANLive.
"Hot in Cleveland" revolves around three fabulous best friends from LA - Melanie Moretti (Valerie Bertinelli), Joy Scroggs (Jane Leeves) and Victoria Chase (Wendie Malick) - who find their lives changed forever when their plane, headed for Paris, makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. When the friends discover that life is better in Cleveland, they decide to stay. Starting over together, they rent a house that happens to come with a very opinioned caretaker, Elka Ostrovsky (Betty White).
"The Soul Man" follows R&B superstar-turned-minister Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine (Cedric "The Entertainer") after he relocated from Las Vegas to St. Louis with his wife Lolli (Niecy Nash). While learning to adjust to their new humble life, they have plenty of obstacles in their way. One of these is Boyce's brother Stamps (Wesley Jonathan), who seems to have taken up permanent residence in their house - and that's only made worse when Stamps sparks a new relationship with Lolli's sister (Kellee Stewart).
TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" will kick-off their new seasons with back-to-back LIVE episodes on March 26, 2014 10/10:30 ET/PT.
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