The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan. Sherman-Palladino and husband Daniel Palladinoserve as executive producers. The series’ pilot premiered as a part of Amazon Studios’ spring pilot season on March 17, 2017, to critical acclaim, and was picked up by Amazon for a two-season order on April 10, 2017.[1]


The series follows Upper West Side housewife Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Brosnahan) as she discovers that she possesses a previously unknown talent for stand-up comedy.


  • Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel[2]
  • Michael Zegen as Joel Maisel[3]
  • Alex Borstein as Susie Myerson[4]
  • Tony Shalhoub as Abe Weissman[5]
  • Marin Hinkle as Rose Weissman[6]


No. Title Directed by Written by Original release date
1 “Pilot” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino March 17, 2017
In 1958 Manhattan, Miriam “Midge” Maisel is a contented Upper West Side housewife who occupies herself with raising her two children and facilitating her untalented husband’s dream of becoming a stand-up comedian. When her reality is threatened by his decision to leave her for his secretary, she drunkenly discovers that she herself possesses a previously unrealized talent for stand-up comedy.


  1. Jump up^ Ausiello, Michael (10 April 2017). “Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Snags 2-Season Order at Amazon”. TVLine. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (5 August 2016). “Rachel Brosnahan Cast As the Lead In Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon Pilot”. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. Jump up^ Petski, Denise (19 September 2016). “Michael Zegen Cast In ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Amazon Pilot”. Retrieved 10 April2017.
  4. Jump up^ Romano, Nick (2 March 2017). “Gilmore Girls creators have a new Amazon pilot”. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  5. Jump up^ Petski, Denise (13 September 2016). “Tony Shalhoub Cast In ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Amazon Pilot”. Retrieved 10 April2017.
  6. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (6 October 2016). “‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’: Marin Hinkle Joins Amy Sherman-Palladino Pilot”. Retrieved 10 April 2017.

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