Rosie O’Donnell, Fran Drescher To Star In New Sitcom


Get ready for an new sitcom starring Rosie O’Donnell and Fran Drescher. The two made an official announcement on O’Donnell’s blog that they are developing a television comedy about three friends from Long Island who move to Manhattan. Poor Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times went to the trouble of reading the blog comments:

“Ro, is it true you and Fran are going to do a sitcom or are you just teasing us?” one wrote.

“True,” O’Donnell responded.

“OMG. . . . you and Fran are going to be the new Lucy and Ethel! I am about to bust at the thought of it,” another posted, prompting O’Donnell to write: “Honey, sign me up.”

According to Cindi Berger of PMK/HBH, the still-in-development show is “way too premature” to discuss.