Related Note: Soap Wars: Susan Lucci vs. Victoria Chase in Hot in Cleveland Finale It's a battle of the daytime divas in the Aug. 18 finale of Hot in Cleveland! All My Children goddess Susan Lucci (who's been with the show every year since its inception in 1970) a.k.a. Erica Kane faces off against our very own Edge of Tomorrow star, Victoria Chase.
Episode 9: Good Luck Faking the Goiter (Episode #109) 8/11/10: During a visit from Melanie's secretive son, she invades his privacy and learns a little too much about him. Meanwhile, when Victoria is nominated for an Emmy, Elka helps her fake a deadly disease to gain sympathy and votes. Guest Stars: Joe Jonas, Dave Foley
Episode 8: The Play's the Thing (Episode: #108) 8/4/10: When Victoria volunteers with a local high school play, the students wind up doing her version of "Romeo and Juliet." Meanwhile, Melanie's hot new romance strains her friendship with Joy, and Elka goes funeral crashing. Guest Star: Mark Indelicato
Episode 7: It's Not That Complicated (Episode #107) 7/28/10: When Melanie's ex-husband comes to woo her, Joy and Victoria can't help but get too involved. Meanwhile, Elka must decide between two senior suitors. Guest Stars: Tim Conway, Carl Reiner (21:00)
Episode 6: Meet the Parents (Episode #104) 7/21/10: When Melanie's mother and Victoria's father come for a visit the same weekend, the ladies are forced to see them in a new, deeply uncomfortable light. Elka brings Joy and her mother together, to Joy's dismay. Guest Stars: Shirley Knight, Juliet Mills, Hal Linden (21:00)
Episode 5: Good Neighbors (Episode #106) 7/14/10: Melanie throws a party, during which she makes the wrong impression on one of her neighbors. Meanwhile, Victoria is hired to do a Japanese commercial for a questionable product, and Elka makes a colorful change to impress her senior prom date, Max. Guest Stars:Wayne Knight, Carl Reiner (21:00)
Episode 4: The Sex That Got Away (Episode #105) 7/7/10: The ladies attend a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame event, where Victoria reunites with an old flame, and Melanie gets up close and way too personal with her music idol, Hailey Nash. Guest Stars: Huey Lewis, Amy Yasbeck (21:00)
Episode 3: Birthdates (Episode #103) 6/30/10: When the ladies set each other up on blind dates, it's love at first sight for Elka, but Melanie turns out to be a dead ringer for her date's lost love. Victoria fixes up Joy with a potentially killer date. Guest Star: Carl Reiner
Episode 2: Who's Your Mama (Episode #102) 6/23/10: Joy tries to take advantage of her newfound appeal in Cleveland by dating a much younger man, but her new relationship ends up exposing an old secret. Meanwhile, Melanie encourages Elka to date again by helping her decide between a bevy of men. And Victoria gets hooked on Big 'n Easy, where she goes for the savings and stays for so much more.
Episode 1: Pilot. (Episode #101) 6/16/10: Three best friends from Los Angeles (hopeless romantic Melanie, cynical businesswoman Joy, aging actress Victoria) are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that the social norms from SoCal no longer apply -- and thrilled by their liberating possibilities in Ohio -- they decide to celebrate a city that values 'real women' and stay where they're considered hot.