keys-15203_640West Covina officials will present a key to the city to the cast and producers of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” along with The CW network Tuesday, which airs the first-season hour-long musical comedy, and CBS Television Studios, which produces it.

Cast members Vincent Rodriguez III and Donna Lynne Champlin and executive producer and co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna are scheduled to attend the 7 p.m. ceremony at West Covina City Hall during a City Council meeting.

Thom Sherman, the CW’s head of development, and Lori Openden, the network’s head of casting, are also scheduled to attend, along with executives from CBS, a publicist for The CW said.

The series’ pilot episode, which aired on Oct. 12, will be shown in the council chambers from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cast members and McKenna will be present for an informal meet and greet after the episode has concluded.

More information about the ceremony is available by calling West Covina’s Community Services Department at (626) 939-8430.

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” airs 8 p.m. Mondays and stars Rachel Bloom as a successful, driven and possibly crazy attorney who declines a junior partnership with her New York City firm to move to West Covina, the hometown of her 2005 summer camp sweetheart Josh Chan (Rodriguez), who she had just been reunited with.

Scenes are regularly filmed at the Big League Dreams Sports Park in West Covina and other locations in the city.

The West Covina setting stems from a desire to do a “fish out of water story,” the lack of previous series about “Inland Southern California — it’s way different than other parts, it’s really fascinating,” and because “a guy I used to have a crush on lives in Glendora and I would find excuses to try to go to Glendora all the time,” Bloom, who co-created the series with McKenna and is an executive producer, told City News Service.

—City News Service

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