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'Jennifer Falls' on TV Land plays it safe
'Jennifer Falls' on TV Land plays it safe

As the first original single-camera comedy from TV Land, "Jennifer Falls," premiering Wednesday, is something of a step forward for a network built on looking back. Classic multi-camera, live-audience comedies have been the network's small stock in trade since it began making its own scripted programming, with "Hot in Cleveland," way back in 2010. Indeed, "Jennifer Falls" — created by Matthew Carlson (whom I will here thank for the underappreciated "Townies") and starring Jaime Pressly as a fired executive who finds herself back home living with her mother (Jessica Walter) and working in a bar — was originally intended to follow in...