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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) ... (creator) / (written by)
- It's Not a Mint (2013) ... (creator)
- There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit (2013) ... (creator)
- Take the Vicuna (2013) ... (creator)
- The Astronaut and the Ballerina (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Return of Jezebel James (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 2008) (written by - 3 episodes, 2008)
- Paragraph Two, Section Three (2008) ... (creator)
- Needles and Schlag (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Frankenstein Baby (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Pilot (2008) ... (creator) / (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) ... (creator)
- Unto the Breach (2007) ... (creator)
- Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) ... (creator)
- It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... (creator)
- Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... (creator)
  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) ... (creator - as Amy Sherman)
- Look Who's Talking Now (1996) ... (creator - as Amy Sherman)
- Pilot (1996) ... (creator - as Amy Sherman)
- Episode #1.5 ... (creator - as Amy Sherman)
- Episode #1.4 ... (creator - 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:

In 2010, a pilot was produced for the CW titled "The Damn Thorpes," a family drama set on a farm. Starring was Sean Faris as Gideon Thorpe, a 22 year old horse trainer who is forced to take care of his siblings and their ranch after their parents die. The pilot was ultimately not ordered to series. The cast included Scarlett Alice Johnson, Kathleen Chalfant & Alan Ruck. 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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