Amazon’s ‘Wonderful Mrs. Maisel’ Will End After Season Five | national


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miriam “Midge” Maisel will have one more chance to fulfill her dreams of a stand-up career.

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” will end after season five, Amazon Prime Video announced Thursday. Rachel Brosnahan plays the title role of an aspiring comedienne in New York City, where production on the final season is underway.

The fourth season begins on Friday.

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, hailed the “joyful, bright, singular world” brought to life by the creative team of the show’s wife and husband, Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino.

“This series meant so much to Prime Video and the effects of its success will be felt long after its final season,” Salke said in a statement.

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” created by Sherman-Palladino (“Gilmore Girls”), won 20 Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Comedy Actress for Brosnahan. The cast includes Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, Marin Hinkle and Michael Zegen Daniel Palladino is the executive producer.

The series’ eight-episode fourth season, which has been delayed by pandemic-related production issues, opens with Midge attempting a comeback after being fired from a gig.

A start date for season five has not been announced.

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