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'Happily Divorced' puts Fran Drescher back on TV

There's likely no middle ground here. The following words will either strike joy or dread in your heart: Fran Drescher is returning to television.

Count me in the joy camp. (I maintain that 'The Nanny' was a solidly funny sitcom that was not only underrated during its heyday, but one that still holds up nearly 20 years since its 1993 premiere.)

Drescher's new TV Land sitcom, 'Happily Divorced,' is about a couple happily married for 18 years until the husband suddenly comes out as gay. The two divorce but remain good friends -- roommates even -- and hilarity ensues. This is where we can link back to 'The Nanny,' which Drescher made with her then-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson, to whom she was married for 21 years. After their amicable divorce in 1999, Jacobson told Drescher that he was gay, and the two have remained close friends.

What to Watch on Wednesday: "Ugly Betty" says goodbye

America's Next Top Model (8pm, The CW) - There's a photo shoot on the subway, and judge Andre Leon Talley (Vogue editor and Durham native) harshly criticizes one contestant's outfit.

Human Target (8pm, Fox) - In the first season finale, Chance's former boss (Armand Assante) tries to convince him to come back to his old job, which prompts Chance, Winston, and Guerrero to reminisce about how they all ended up working together.

The Middle (8:30pm, ABC) - Frankie and Mike eliminate their cable TV to cut down on expenses, but miss it more than they thought they would (NO KIDDING!).

American Idol (9pm, Fox) - Two contestants out of the final nine are eliminated tonight, plus last year's runner-up Adam Lambert performs "Whataya Want From Me."

Ugly Betty (10pm, ABC) - In the series finale, Betty tells Daniel about her future plans, Justin and Bobby try to convince Hilda that they should move to Manhattan, Amanda mourns the loss of a loved one, and Marc is discouraged by his romantic prospects.

In Plain Sight (10pm, USA)
- A BATF agent whom Mary has been protecting awakens from a three-year coma. Rita Moreno guest stars.

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