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Emmy spotlight: ‘Younger’ still has a bounce in its step as TV Land’s lone original series starts its 6th season

Emmy spotlight: ‘Younger’ still has a bounce in its step as TV Land’s lone original series starts its 6th season

It used to be that sitcoms in the ‘60s had all sorts of nutty “what-if” premises that required a chasm-sized suspension of disbelief from viewers. What if an astronaut kept an attractive female genie in a lamp (“I Dream of Jeannie”)? What if a witch tried to pass herself off as an average suburban housewife (“Bewitched”)? What if you mother was car (“My Mother the Car”)?

“Younger,” the brainchild of Darren Star that is based on a 2005 novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, is by no means that outlandish. The premise only slightly strains credibility as Liza Miller, a 40-year-old divorcee and mother of a teen daughter, who is desperately struggling to find a job at a book publishing house after her ex gambled away their savings and house.

Alas, most recruiters think this oldster isn’t hip enough to deal with the latest trends in social media and wouldn’t

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