'Younger' Season Premiere Episode Sets Series Ratings Record

Tv Land’s original dramedy series Younger set a series ratings record with its June 28 fourth season premiere, network officials said.

The series, which stars Sutton Foster as a 40-year old woman who pretends to be 26 in order to secure a publishing job, averaged 1.3 million viewers four its fourth season premiere -- a double-digit increase compared to the prior season’s premiere episode, according to network officials.

Younger, created by Darren Star, also stars Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann and Molly Bernard.

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