Ok, I know ALF was popular in the 80's during NBC primetime but I didn't think he was this popular. Anyways, I know that the series finally made it to a DVD set but a late night cable talk show on Fridays? What is the world coming to?
The talk show was originally going to be a series, and then TVLand decided it would be a one-shot thing, and just aired the pilot episode. The ratings were so good, you guessed it, they ordered more episodes. I think that's what we're now seeing.
Some of the plots for Cleveland this season have been REALLY bizarre and this is one of those really dumb premises that wouldn't have made a C-level Family Guy episode. So clearly, Cleveland going deaf didn't do anything for me.