The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel serves up Midge’s twentysomething angst, minus the avocado toast

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The opening to “The Disappointment of the Dionne Quintuplets” is absolutely breathtaking, with shots of Midge moving out of her and Joel’s apartment, layered with many of Midge’s happy memories of marriage: we see her and Joel eating Chinese take-out on the floor of an empty apartment, welcoming in their first born,…

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel breaks boundaries for its main character and its creator

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Amy Sherman-Palladino’s TV creations have always evoked a romantically vintage feel, like the beloved cozy world of Gilmore Girls’ Stars Hollow or the idyllic California dance setting of Bunheads. In her new Amazon series, Sherman-Palladino embraces nostalgia wholeheartedly, diving into a rose-colored mid-century…

Amazon wants 2 seasons of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Netflix may have given Amy Sherman-Palladino her Gilmore Girls revival, but she has a new home at Amazon. The latter streaming service picked up not one but two seasons of the creator’s latest series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, it announced Monday. The show transports Sherman-Palladino’s knack for zingers to the 1950s…

Amazon’s pilot season includes shows from Amy Sherman-Palladino and Steve Dildarian

We will truly never catch up on all of the TV because, while we’re struggling to empty our DVRs, the programming elves (or producers) are busy making even more TV to be consumed. At least Amazon affords viewers an early opportunity to narrow down their choices with its pilot season. The last crop yielded series orders…

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