Jennifer Falls: TV Land Orders New Jaime Pressly Sitcom

Jennifer Falls on TV LandTV Land has picked up a new sitcom called Jennifer Falls. It will star Jaime Pressly as a career mom named Jennifer Doyle who loses her high-paying job. Jennifer and her teenage daughter must then move in with her mother as they figure out what to do next.

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TV LAND PICKS UP ORIGINAL SINGLE-CAMERA COMEDY SERIES “JENNIFER FALLS” STARRING JAIME PRESSLY

New York, NY – January 27, 2014 – TV Land has greenlit single-camera sitcom “Jennifer Falls” starring Emmy(R) Award-winning actress Jaime Pressly (“My Name is Earl”), it was announced today by TV Land President, Larry W. Jones. The comedy, which was previously announced as a multi-cam series, will premiere this summer.

“We are really excited to make this foray into single-camera comedy,” said Jones. “With Jaime at the helm and such high-caliber talent behind the camera, we have the perfect combination for this multi-dimensional series.”

“Jennifer Falls” revolves around a career woman and mother, Jennifer Doyle (Pressly) who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.

“Jennifer Falls” is written, created and executive produced by Matthew Carlson (“The Wonder Years,” “Malcolm in the Middle”), with Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis (“Reba,” “The Exes”) also serving as executive producers. Larry W. Jones and Keith Cox serve as executive producers for TV Land.

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  1. LouAnm says

    Jamie Pressley is a great actress, but this show is not funny at all! I don’t care for the individual talks at random to the camera. The filming added us a bust. I think some like myself hoped for more comedy,less reality.

  2. Sandra says

    I am so disappointed in “TV Land”. I could sit with my grand kids, watch TV LAND shows and not worry about the language they would hear and etc. Now, this show, JENNIFER FALLS, premiered — and in the commercial she lets loose “S__ O_ B____!” The COMMERICAL! Think about it TV Land, we senior citizens are your largest audience. There is a reason for that. The majority of your shows are the ones we grew up with and are appealing today. Why must you lower your standards?

  3. kevin says

    Although I love Jamie Presley as an actress, I am afraid this show is heading toward a downward spiral. It is just not that interesting. I am sorry. TV Land needs to bring back Happily Divorced. It was way better than this and this show is really like a revamp of Retired At 35 . Daughter moves home with mother just like son moved home with parents in Retired at 35. And because it has Jessica Walter playing the mother and a child moving back home as I said, It is Retire at 35 all over again.

  4. Jay says

    What a disaster. Pressly is horribly miscast in what is a relevant but unfunny premise.
    She only acts to highlight the relatively funny qualities of the other cast members. As for her she should have done a variation on the Earl Character living in a trailer park with Larry the Cable Guy or some other yuck. Not sure what is more unbelievable that she has an MBA or that Ms Walters is her mother. It is too bad so much time and supposed talent is wasted on a project like this. The idea that she was carpooling with the CEO who just fired her was the lamest joke of the season. Cannot believe they pay these writers. Should be cancelled without delay.

  5. says

    Jenifer Falls looks like a winner to me, anything with Jamie Pressley should be a winner, she is awesome, beautiful, funny, and a great actor, and with Jason Suplee in it it will be even greater!

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