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'Hot in Cleveland,' 'All My Children' crossover coming

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Wendie-Malick-and-Susan-LucciImage Credit: Craig T. Mathew/TV Land; Yolanda Perez/ABCSusan Lucci and Wendie Malick are about to swap jobs.

ABC and TV Land are teaming to have characters from All My Children and Hot in Cleveland cross over. The move continues a storyline that started during the first season of Cleveland.

Lucci, Michael E. Knight and Darnell Williams will guest star on the TV Land breakout show, while Cleveland’s Malick’s Victoria Chase will appear on Children as Gertie, a housekeeper who ends up moonlighting as a bartender at Confusion after Lucci’s Erica Kane fires her.

“There is only room for one Erica Kane in Pine Valley, and Victoria Chase will unfortunately find that out the hard way,” Brian Frons, daytime president at Disney/ABC Television Group, told reporters at the annual TCA Press Tour today. “This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of both shows with similar demos, and we expect each other’s viewers to follow from one show to the next.”

The two-part Cleveland episodes will air on TV Land on Feb. 16 and 23; The All My Children episode will air on ABC on Feb. 24.

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