NEW YORK, NY – (December 4, 2017) – Fran Drescher’s acclaimed sitcom The Nanny has a new television home. Kicking off with a special broadcast marathon on January 1, COZI TV viewers can plan to raise a glass and ring in the New Year with Maxwell Sheffield, Fran Fine and all of their favorite characters.
“The Nanny is one of television’s most beloved sitcoms and we are thrilled that it will have a new broadcast home at COZI TV, starting this January. Fran Drescher is also among television’s most respected and admired actresses. We are truly honored to welcome Fran and The Nanny into our COZI TV family,” said Meredith McGinn, Senior Vice President, COZI TV and LX.TV Productions.
The New Year’s Day marathon featuring 22 fan-favorite episodes will air on January 1 beginning at 9:00 AM and ending at 8:00 PM (check local listings). During The Nanny marathon COZI TV will showcase original health and wellness vignettes featuring Fran Drescher and her non-profit organization, Cancer Schmancer. The actress will provide entertaining advice on how viewers can detox their bodies and homes. “I’m thrilled that The Nanny is launching on COZI TV January 1st,” says Drescher. “And wait till you hear the tips I’ve got for a healthy New Year!”
The series joins Frasier and Will & Grace as part of COZI TV’s new comedy line-up. The show will move into regular weekday programming the following day with episodes airing at 10:00 AM, 7:00 PM and 12:00 AM (check local listings).
The Nanny follows Fran Fine, played by Drescher, a cosmetic saleswoman who becomes the nanny to the three children of a wealthy English widower, Maxwell Sheffield (Charles Shaughnessy), after being fired and dumped by her boyfriend. Hilarity and plenty of heartwarming moments ensue, as Fran adjusts to caring for Maxwell and his children.
Fan-favorite episodes in the New Year’s Day marathon include The Nanny (9:00 AM), the series pilot where Fran gets a job with the Sheffield family, and I Don’t Remember Mama (7:30 PM), the season one finale where Fran convinces Maxwell and the children to celebrate Mothers’ Day by taking Grace to a mother-daughter beauty pageant.
Episodes included in COZI TV’s Monday marathon on January 1 are:
During the course of the show’s six-year run, Drescher was nominated for two Golden Globes and an Emmy Award for her performance as Fran.
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