Plus, see a trailer for the new series

By Samantha Highfill
October 10, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Good news for Amy Sherman-Palladino fans: Her latest series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video Wednesday, Nov. 29.

The series, which is written and directed by Gilmore Girls‘ Sherman-Palladino and executive produced by Daniel Palladino, stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midgey” Maisel, a 1958 New York City woman whose seemingly perfect life takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a previously unknown talent and decides to give stand-up comedy a try.

“Amy and Dan have made the rare, special series that’s as funny as it is beautiful. From the direction to the writing to Rachel’s incredible performance, every element is beyond what anyone could hope for,” Joe Lewis, Head of Comedy, Drama & VR, Amazon Studios, said in a press release. “We can’t wait for customers to see it soon.”

The pilot for the series is available now on Amazon. Watch the trailer above.


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Rachel Brosnahan stars as Miriam "Midge" Maisel, a 1950s housewife in New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy after her husband leaves her.

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