‘Mrs. Maisel’ Is Marvelous
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an incredibly joyful show. Given, of course, that it takes place in 1958 and the protagonist’s husband leaves her and their two children on erev Yom Kippur. And given, of course, that when she starts to channel her rage and hurt into standup comedy, she’s rep... [Read More]
Watch the Trailers for Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’ 
Amazon just released trailers for two of its pilots-turned-series. First up is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which received a double-season pickup back in April not long after the pilot episode debuted on the streaming network. Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls), the series stars Rachel B... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Two Seasons of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’
One of Amazon’s new comedy pilots just became the first series to receive a double-season series order at the streaming network. According to Variety, Amazon has officially ordered two seasons of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. Ordered to pilot last ... [Read More]
A Closer Look at Amazon’s New Comedy Pilots
It’s that time of year again: Amazon pilot season. The streaming service is once again letting you play Network Executive and decide which of their new pilots become series. You watch the pilots, then take a brief survey. Using this data, Amazon will decide which of their new shows get orders ... [Read More]
A Closer Look at Amazon’s New Comedy Pilots
It’s that time of year again: Amazon pilot season. The streaming service is once again letting you play Network Executive and decide which of their new pilots become series. You watch the pilots, then take a brief survey. Using this data, Amazon will decide which of their new shows get orders ... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Comedy Pilots About Real-Life Superheroes and a ’50s Housewife-Turned-Standup
Amazon just picked up five new pilots, including a dramedy about a housewife who becomes one of the first female standups and a project based on Joshuah Bearman’s 2008 Rolling Stone article “The Legend of Master Legend.” Here’s more on both pilots from Deadline: Sherman-Palla... [Read More]