19 Facts About Amy Sherman-Palladino


Amy Sherman-Palladino was born on January 17,1966 and is an American television writer, director, and producer.


Amy Sherman-Palladino is the creator of the comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls, Bunheads, and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.


Amy Sherman-Palladino was the first woman to win in the comedy writing and directing categories at the Primetime Emmy Awards.


Amy Sherman-Palladino is the founder of Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions.


Amy Sherman-Palladino is known for her trademark rapid-fire dialogue, which is often full of pop culture references, and as well for her preferred master shot filming style.


Amy Sherman-Palladino's parents are comedian Don Sherman, who died in May 2012, and dancer Maybin Hewes.


Amy Sherman-Palladino's father, from the Bronx, was Jewish, and her mother was a Southern Baptist from Gulfport, Mississippi.


Amy Sherman-Palladino was trained in classical ballet since she was four and took other forms of dance in her teens.


Originally a trainee dancer, Amy Sherman-Palladino had received a callback to the musical Cats, while having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation.


Amy Sherman-Palladino became a staff writer on Roseanne during the show's third season in 1990.


Amy Sherman-Palladino left the show after season six, in 1994, and worked on several other projects, including the failed 1996 sitcom Love and Marriage, the 1997 sitcom Over the Top, and writing several scripts of the NBC sitcom Veronica's Closet.


Amy Sherman-Palladino is best known as the creator and executive producer of Gilmore Girls, an hour-long television comedy drama that aired initially on The WB network and concluded on its successor network, The CW.


In selling the show, Amy Sherman-Palladino says that during her pitch meeting for landing a script order, Gilmore Girls was presented as a last-ditch effort thought up on the spot due to a lacking response from the network executives towards her other ideas.


Amy Sherman-Palladino presented this last hope as a "show about a mother and daughter, but they're more like best friends" and the executives were all sold immediately.


Amy Sherman-Palladino was in charge of the new episodes, titled Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.


In June 2016, Amazon ordered an hour-long pilot from Amy Sherman-Palladino entitled The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, about a 1950s housewife who decides to become one of the first female stand-up comics.


Amy Sherman-Palladino won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Series at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.


Amy Sherman-Palladino is married to Daniel Palladino, who has served as co-executive producer, writer, and director on all of her shows.


Dialogue in Amy Sherman-Palladino's work involves heavy use of pop culture references, delivered in a fast repartee, screwball-comedy style.