What America needs: More Betty White

Betty White is set to make her TV Land debut June 16.Betty-white

The venerable actress is starring in the cabler’s new original series “Hot in Cleveland.” Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves also co-star as three women from L.A. who relocate to the Ohio city. White plays the owner of the home they rent.

Skein, produced by “Will & Grace” thesp Sean Hayes and written by “Frasier” scribe Suzanne Martin, has a 10-episode order and will run throughout the summer.

Other originals with launch dates announced are the second season of Joan Rivers’ “How’d You Get So Rich?” (May 5), “She’s Got the Look” (Aug. 25) and the American Film Institute’s tribute to director Mike Nichols, which airs on June 27, a little more than two weeks after taping.

On the acquisition front, Fran Drescher starrer “The Nanny” comes to the cabler Aug. 8 and will air daily.

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