The Golden Palace

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The Golden Palace is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of The Golden Girls that aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 7, 1993, with reruns airing until August 6, 1993.wikipedia
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The Golden Palace is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of The Golden Girls that aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 7, 1993, with reruns airing until August 6, 1993.

The Golden Girls

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The Golden Palace is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of The Golden Girls that aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 7, 1993, with reruns airing until August 6, 1993.
This led into the spin-off series, The Golden Palace.

Sophia Petrillo

Sophia
With Dorothy Zbornak having married and left in the previous series finale, the three remaining roommates (Sophia Petrillo, Rose Nylund, and Blanche Devereaux) decide to invest in a Miami hotel that is up for sale.
Sophia Petrillo is a character from the TV series The Golden Girls, and its spin-offs The Golden Palace and Empty Nest and one episode each of the series, Blossom and Nurses.

Rose Nylund

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With Dorothy Zbornak having married and left in the previous series finale, the three remaining roommates (Sophia Petrillo, Rose Nylund, and Blanche Devereaux) decide to invest in a Miami hotel that is up for sale.
Rose Nylund (née Lindström) is a character featured on the popular 1980s situation comedy The Golden Girls, and its spin-off The Golden Palace.

Blanche Devereaux

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With Dorothy Zbornak having married and left in the previous series finale, the three remaining roommates (Sophia Petrillo, Rose Nylund, and Blanche Devereaux) decide to invest in a Miami hotel that is up for sale.
Blanche Devereaux (née Hollingsworth) is one of the four main characters on the 1985–1992 NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, and its CBS spin-off The Golden Palace.

Empty Nest

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Following the cancellation of the series, Sophia returns to the rebuilt Shady Pines retirement home (which had burned down in the previous series), appearing as a cast member in the later seasons of Empty Nest.
Estelle Getty reprised her Golden Girls character Sophia Petrillo during Empty Nests final two seasons (after the cancellation of The Golden Palace).

Bea Arthur

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Bea Arthur also reprised her Dorothy Zbornak role for a two-part storyline in which she visits the hotel to check up on her mother.
Arthur decided to leave the show after seven years, and in 1992 the show was moved from NBC to CBS and retooled as The Golden Palace in which the other three actresses reprised their roles, with Cheech Marin as their new foil.

Dorothy Zbornak

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With Dorothy Zbornak having married and left in the previous series finale, the three remaining roommates (Sophia Petrillo, Rose Nylund, and Blanche Devereaux) decide to invest in a Miami hotel that is up for sale.
At first, Sophia was to move with her, but she decided to remain with Blanche and Rose in Miami, where the three later opened a hotel in the spin-off series The Golden Palace.

Cheech Marin

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Sayle was replaced by Cheech Marin before the pilot was shot.
Marin made the transition to full-time television work when he co-starred on the short-lived The Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace (1992–1993), and later with Don Johnson, Jaime P. Gomez, and Yasmine Bleeth in the police show Nash Bridges (1996–2001), in which they played San Francisco police-detective partners.

Friday night death slot

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CBS used The Golden Palace as one of four comedies assembled on Friday night in an effort to combat ABC's TGIF comedy block; The Golden Palace was grouped with Major Dad, Designing Women, and Bob, all of which were either successful comedies prior to the move, or in the case of Bob, featured a previously successful sitcom star (Bob Newhart).
In an effort to revive Friday night television in the 1990s, and to compete with ABC's successful TGIF block of family comedies airing opposite it, CBS first attempted to compete with ABC launching a comedy night in the fall of 1992 with The Golden Palace (a spin-off/continuation of NBC's The Golden Girls), Major Dad and Designing Women, along with a new sitcom from Bob Newhart, Bob.

Estelle Getty

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She was known for her portrayal of the sarcastic and quick-witted senior citizen Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls (1985 – 1992), a role she reprised for appearances on Empty Nest (1993 – 1995), The Golden Palace (1992 – 1993), Blossom (1990–1995), and Nurses (1991 – 1994).

Rue McClanahan

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On The Golden Girls (1985–92) and its short-lived successor The Golden Palace (1992–93), McClanahan portrayed man-crazed Southern belle Blanche Devereaux, owner of the house she lived in and rented out to her three roommates and best friends: Dorothy Zbornak (Beatrice Arthur), Rose Nylund (Betty White), and Sophia Petrillo (Estelle Getty).

Alexei Sayle

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British comedian Alexei Sayle was originally hired for the series in the role of the hotel's chef, who initially was to be portrayed as Eastern European.
Sayle was signed in 1992 to a seven-year contract to play an Eastern European chef as a regular character on the American sitcom The Golden Palace, the sequel to The Golden Girls, but was fired and replaced by Cheech Marin before the pilot was shot.

Betty White

White, McClanahan, and Getty reprised their roles Rose, Blanche, and Sophia in the spin-off The Golden Palace.

Bob (TV series)

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CBS used The Golden Palace as one of four comedies assembled on Friday night in an effort to combat ABC's TGIF comedy block; The Golden Palace was grouped with Major Dad, Designing Women, and Bob, all of which were either successful comedies prior to the move, or in the case of Bob, featured a previously successful sitcom star (Bob Newhart).
Joining Bob was The Golden Palace a continuation of The Golden Girls which CBS outbid NBC for the rights to, and two of the network's Monday night comedies, the top ten rated Major Dad and Designing Women.

Don Cheadle

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In 1992, he played a supporting role in The Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace.

Thank You for Being a Friend

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The song was later re-recorded by Cynthia Fee to serve as the theme song for the NBC sitcom The Golden Girls, and recorded again for the series' CBS spin-off The Golden Palace.

Susan Harris

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Harris created numerous TV series: Fay, Soap, Loves Me, Loves Me Not, Benson, It Takes Two, The Golden Girls, Empty Nest, Nurses, Good & Evil, The Golden Palace and The Secret Lives of Men.

Joely Fisher

She had a variety of guest roles on series such as Growing Pains, Blossom, Caroline in the City, The Golden Palace, The Outer Limits, Grace Under Fire and Coach.

Sitcom

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The Golden Palace is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of The Golden Girls that aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 7, 1993, with reruns airing until August 6, 1993.

CBS

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The Golden Palace is an American sitcom television series produced as a spin-off continuation of The Golden Girls that aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 7, 1993, with reruns airing until August 6, 1993. The Golden Palace aired on CBS, changing networks from NBC, which had aired The Golden Girls on Saturday nights for its entire run.

NBC

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The Golden Palace aired on CBS, changing networks from NBC, which had aired The Golden Girls on Saturday nights for its entire run.

Warren Littlefield

NBC entertainment chief Warren Littlefield originally committed to airing The Golden Palace, with a 13-episode order for the 1992–93 season.

American Broadcasting Company

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CBS used The Golden Palace as one of four comedies assembled on Friday night in an effort to combat ABC's TGIF comedy block; The Golden Palace was grouped with Major Dad, Designing Women, and Bob, all of which were either successful comedies prior to the move, or in the case of Bob, featured a previously successful sitcom star (Bob Newhart).

TGIF (TV programming block)

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CBS used The Golden Palace as one of four comedies assembled on Friday night in an effort to combat ABC's TGIF comedy block; The Golden Palace was grouped with Major Dad, Designing Women, and Bob, all of which were either successful comedies prior to the move, or in the case of Bob, featured a previously successful sitcom star (Bob Newhart).