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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls Writer
(2000-2007)
Bunheads
Bunheads Writer
(2012-2013)
Roseanne
Roseanne Writer
(1990-1994)

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  Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 4 episodes, 2016) (written by - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Summer (2016) ... (creator)
- Fall (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Spring (2016) ... (creator)
- Winter (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
  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)
- I'm with Blank (2008) ... (creator)
- Sarah Takes a Bullet (2008) ... (creator)
- Needles and Schlag (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) (written by - 10 episodes, 1990 - 1994) (story by - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1992) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Busted (1994) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Two Down, One to Go (1993) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Wait till Your Father Gets Home (1993) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Good Girls, Bad Girls (1992) ... (written by - as Amy Sherman)
- Pretty in Black (1992) ... (written by - 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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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
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Personal Quote:

I think music on television is just uniformly dreadful. It is mundane, it says nothing. They use it to say, "Here's a funny moment!" like everyone's retarded, you know? It's not an extension of the drama, it's distraction. It's like, "I'll distract you, so you won't know how shitty the show is." 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, Sherman-Palladino wanted to work with Fenn again and wrote the character of Anna Nardini with her 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 potential ... See more »

Trademark:

Her work is usually executed in a screwball-comedy style, with rapid fire delivered dialogue full of obscure pop culture references. See more »

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