Women In Their 40s Dominate Television
Simcha / July 6, 2009
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Tonight is ladies night! And I don’t mean I’m going out with my gal pals. On Monday nights, I park my booty in front of the boob tube for the back-to-back girl power duo that is Showtime’s “Weeds” and “Nurse Jackie.” Stars Mary-Louise Parker and Edie Falco have got two of the hottest shows on TV, and their careers have just been getting better, against all odds, since they turned 40. Not to mention, their characters get laid more than just about any twentysomething I know. In fact, lately it seems like TV is dominated by women who would have previously been considered over-the-hill for the industry. Pfft, as if! So, in homage to the actresses that are so talented that showbiz is banking on them, here are the ladies of and in their prime time!