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What 'Better Things' Creator Pamela Adlon Learned About Showrunning From Being A Mother

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Mar 14, 2019 6:04 PM 1+ mon ago

What Better Things Creator Pamela Adlon Learned About Showrunning From Being A Mother

"I know that when I was a teenager and then when I was in my 20s, and then when I was a young mom and all of that, I wish that I had more information," Adlon tells Bustle. "So it's kind of like a way of sharing information and lessons that I've learned." And if Better Things has shown anything, it's that mothering is not for the faint of heart. But Adlon says she's a mother first, both onscreen and off, and she utilizes those skills in her career.

In real life, the showrunner also has three daughters and a British mother, who lives next door to Adlon. But when I ask if she ever gets pushback from her family about basing storylines around their lives, Adlon surprises me by saying that they love it. "[Better Things] gives them a ...

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