As we told you back in December, Ed Asner is headed for a Mary Tyler Moore reunion with his old costar Betty White on TV Land’s throwback sitcom Hot in Cleveland. And now, EW has the exclusive first look at his role on the show, which finds him playing Jameson Lyons, the president of a prestigious country club in Cleveland.
The video below presents Asner in all his sitcom glory, going toe to toe with Cleveland’s three hotties, Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli), Joy (Jane Leeves), and Victoria (Wendie Malick), as they make an attempt to join his country club.
In the clip, Elka (White) is nowhere to be found until near the end when it’s revealed that – wait for it – she used to work (in the name of all things Lou Grant, there’s the wink!) with Jameson, who fired her after he hit on her and she turned him down. Or so she says. Apparently, Elka spends the episode trying to avenge those wrongs from the past.
Jon Lovitz, James Patrick Stuart, and Maree Cheatham also guest star in the episode, which airs tonight on TV Land. Get a sneak peek of Asner on Hot in Cleveland here:
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