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Amy Sherman-Palladino


An only child, Amy Sherman-Palladino is daughter to comedian Don Sherman & dancer Maybin Hewes. Originally a dancer herself, Palladino had initially received a callback to the musical Cats, while also having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation. When she and writing partner Jennifer Heath were asked to join Roseanne, she... See full bio »

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  Bunheads (TV Series) (created by - 18 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (written by - 7 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2012) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2012)
- Next (2013) ... (created by) / (written by)
- It's Not a Mint (2013) ... (created by)
- There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit (2013) ... (created by)
- Take the Vicuna (2013) ... (created by)
- The Astronaut and the Ballerina (2013) ... (created by) / (written by)
  The Return of Jezebel James (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 2008) (written by - 3 episodes, 2008)
- Paragraph Two, Section Three (2008) ... (created by)
- Return of the Crazy Jackal Shillelagh Lady (2008) ... (created by)
- Needles and Schlag (2008) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Frankenstein Baby (2008) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Pilot (2008) ... (created by) / (written by)
  Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (created by - 153 episodes, 2000 - 2007) (written by - 48 episodes, 2000 - 2006) (story - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- Bon Voyage (2007) ... (created by)
- Unto the Breach (2007) ... (created by)
- Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) ... (created by)
- It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... (created by)
- Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... (created by)
  Veronica's Closet (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (head writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Veronica's Night at the Theater (1999) ... (head writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Veronica's Favorite Year (1999) ... (as Amy Sherman)
 1996 Love and Marriage (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes)
- Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady (1996) ... (created by - as Amy Sherman)
- Look Who's Talking Now (1996) ... (created by - as Amy Sherman)
- Pilot (1996) ... (created by - as Amy Sherman)
- Episode #1.5 ... (created by - as Amy Sherman)
- Episode #1.4 ... (created by - as Amy Sherman)
 1995 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Daddy's Girl (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Party Chicks (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- St. Elgin Chicks (1995) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
  Roseanne (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1990 - 1994) (story - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1992) (written by - 2 episodes, 1991) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992)
- Busted (1994) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Two Down, One to Go (1993) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Wait till Your Father Gets Home (1993) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Good Girls, Bad Girls (1992) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
- Pretty in Black (1992) ... (writer - as Amy Sherman)
 1990 City (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Just a Passing Dad (1990) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
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I think the claustrophobic, too-many-cooks-in-the-kitchen scenario is what's killed the sitcom. My husband [frequent Gilmore Girls writer and director Daniel Palladino] and I consider ourselves sitcom refugees. We'd love to return to sitcom, but I don't know where you go to do it. You simply cannot do a sitcom by committee. It will not work. You've got to have one or two clean, creative voices in... See more »

Trivia:

Sherilyn Fenn was to have starred alongside Milo Ventimiglia and Rob Estes in the California-set spin-off "Windward Circle". After The WB dropped the project, Amy Sherman-Palladino wanted to work with Fenn again and wrote the character of Anna Nardini with Fenn in mind, in order to bring her back in the series. The character of Anna was originally to have a strong enough presence to be a ... See more »

Trademark:

For her directing style - the master shot is heavily featured to frame the actors saying their dialogue and interacting together in one single take. See more »

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