Born to to a Jewish father from the Bronx and a Baptist mother from Gulfport, Mississippi, Amy Sherman-Palladino is best known for creating Gilmore Girls, a show about Connecticut WASPS with “snappy,” exaggerated speech patterns that were, by turns, mildly amusing and borderline unbearable.
Subsequently, Ms. Sherman-Palladino collaborated with her husband the Family Guy producer Daniel Palladino on Bunheads, a comedy about a ballet school that drew on her experience as a dancer and lasted only one season—a weak showing after Gilmore Girls‘ seven-year run. It is not, of course, always best to “write what you know,” so perhaps the couple should steer clear of Brooklyn settings for the foreseeable future given that they have just acquired a $1.4 million townhouse at 22 Warren Place, according to city records.
In a weird way, it’s fitting that the Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series Collection would arrive this week, just after Norman Mailer’s passing. It was not his last television appearance before his death, but it was close to it. And it might have been one of his most surprising—at least to the men Read More
Alexis Bledel, who played the quick-tongued Rory on the Gilmore Girls for seven seasons, has signed on to a college comedy "Ticket to Ride," which will be helmed by Vicky Jenson (Shark Tale, Shrek).
The "Gilmore Girls" star will play Ryden Malby, a college grad who is forced to move Read More
Internet-trawling fans of the Gilmore Girls received some bittersweet news yesterday afternoon. After seven seasons, the beloved mother/daughter beyond-bonding dramedy will be going off the air in just two short weeks. Even those of us who anticipated the show's demise were shocked – two weeks? We've loyally followed the misadventures of Lorelai and Read More