In 2008, Drescher announced that she was developing a new sitcom entitled The New Thirty, also starring Rosie O'Donnell.
A series about two old high school friends coping with midlife crises, Drescher described the premature plot of the show as "kind of Sex and the City but we ain't getting any!
The show was renewed in July 2011 for a second season of 12 episodes, which aired in spring 2012.
On May 1, 2012, TV Land extended the second season and picked up 12 additional episodes, taking the second season total to 24.
In January 1985, two armed robbers broke into Drescher and Jacobson's Los Angeles apartment.