Meet 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' star Rachel Brosnahan, Golden Globe victor

12 January, 2018, 18:45 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Rachel Brosnahan performs stand-up as Miriam Maisel in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, already renewed for a second season, beat out Master of None, Black-ish, SMILF and Will & Grace in the Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical category.

Amazon's comedy-drama series about a fictional pioneering female stand-up - scooped two Golden Globes last night. This is the third time Amazon has won in this category: In 2016, Mozart in the Jungle won, and in 2015, Transparent took home the hardware.

Created by Gilmore Girls' Sherman-Palladino, the series stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam "Midge" Maisel, an Upper West Side housewife who dives into the stand-up comedy scene in the 1950s after her seemingly flawless life comes crashing down. She also thanked Amazon: "Their support was completely unwavering at all times", she said. The series also stars Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, Michael Zegen, and Marin Hinkle.

Rachel Brosnahan in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
Rachel Brosnahan in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

Coming fresh off their Golden Globes win on Sunday, Amazon announced they will stream the complete series of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for free starting on Friday, January 12th at 12:01 am and ending at 11:59 pm on Monday, January 15th via the Prime Video app, Fire TV, and online.

"Maisel" won the Comedy or Musical award.

Brought to you by Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino plus Daniel Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel sees jilted 1950s housewife Miriam "Midge" Maisel pursue a career in standup comedy.

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