Cozi TV Adds ‘The Nanny’ To Lineup
Fran Drescher’s sitcom The Nanny has a new television home. Kicking off with a special broadcast marathon on Jan. 1, 2018, Cozi TV viewers can plan to raise a glass and ring in the New Year with Maxwell Sheffield and Fran Fine. The Nanny ran on CBS from 1993 to 1999. Cozi TV is owned by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal,
“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,” said Meredith McGinn, SVP of Cozi TV and LX.TV Productions. “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.”
A New Year’s Day marathon featuring 22 fan-favorite episodes will air on Jan. 1 beginning at 9 a.m.and ending at 8 p.m. During The Nanny marathon Cozi TV will also showcase original health and wellness vignettes featuring Fran Drescher and her nonprofit organization, Cancer Schmancer. The actress will provide advice on how viewers can detox their bodies and homes.
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 a.m., 7 p.m. and midnight.
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.