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There are countless awesome tv series with female showrunners at the helm. Right now, WiR is only covering Gilmore Girls, but hopes to eventually include shows like Insecure and Transparent.

TV Lindsay Pugh

'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 2: That's What You Get, Folks, For Makin' Whoopee

Directing and writing credits: “That's What You Get, Folks, For Makin' Whoopee” is directed by Bethany Rooney and written by Rebecca Kirshner. Rooney previously worked on S1's "Forgiveness and Stuff," the episode where Jane Lynch plays a cranky nurse. As I was perusing
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TV Lindsay Pugh

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 4, Episode 8: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

At the start of this season, I fully expected to sit through eight hours of Midge's narcissistic bullshit, seething with rage as everyone continued to praise her comedic prowess while ignoring her more unattractive qualities. By this finale, I was pleasantly surprised to find that not only was
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TV Lindsay Pugh

'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 1: The Long Morrow

Directing and writing credits: “The Long Morrow” is directed by Lee Shallat Chemel and written by new S7 showrunner, David S. Rosenthal. Chemel previously worked on the following episodes and will pop up several more times over the course of this season: "Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too" - Lane&
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TV Lindsay Pugh

'Gilmore Girls' Season 6, Episode 22: Partings

Directing and writing credits: “Partings” is directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who co-wrote the episode with Daniel Palladino. In their 2006 interview with Michael Ausiello, they insist the S6 ending was in no way a bitter sabotage. When Ausiello presses Amy, this is what she says: "Everything we put in
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TV Lindsay Pugh

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 4, Episode 7: Ethan... Esther... Chaim

Along with making me want to try dunking Ritz Crackers in a dry whiskey, this episode reminds me that despite Midge's significant character growth, she's still a self-absorbed asshole much of the time. At least she has the good sense to prevent Esther and Ethan from
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TV Saul Sugarman

'Gilmore Girls' Season 6, Episode 21: Driving Miss Gilmore

Hi there — Saul Sugarman here again to bring you a recap on perhaps my all-time favorite "Gilmore Girls" episode, featuring Emily in her tour de force beratement of Lorelai as she totes her mom around to various errands in a bullet-proof SUV. Rory also gives us her utmost
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