O Prime Video announced that its most awarded series, Wonderful Mrs Maisel, has been renewed for its fifth and final season. For nearly five years, the comedy has delighted fans in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. Production on the fifth and final season is underway in New York City.
“Amy, Dan and Wonderful Mrs Maisel paved an unparalleled path, elevating the stories we tell about women, defying the rules in our industry and forever altering the entertainment landscape with their unique storytelling.” Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “The dozens of awards cement Maisel's legacy in many ways, but what's even more enduring and poignant are the characters Amy created and the joyful, bright, and unique world she and Dan brought to life. This series has meant a lot to Prime Video and the effects of its success will be felt long after its final season. I can't wait for fans and our Prime Video audiences around the world to enjoy every moment as we embark on the conclusion of this groundbreaking and unforgettable series."
Wonderful Mrs Maisel was the first Amazon Studios series approved for multiple seasons and won 20 Emmy Awards with 54 nominations in its first three seasons, including Outstanding Comedy Series. The series also won five Critics Choice Awards (including Best Comedy Series), two Producers Guild Awards, a Writers Guild Award, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, including Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, and a Peabody Award.
The series also made Emmy Award history, with Amy Sherman-Palladino being the first person to win Emmy Awards for both Comedy Writing and Comedy Directing in the same year. Rachel Brosnahan's performance as Miriam "Midge" Maisel won her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, two Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards (including one for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series), and two Critics. Choice Awards — a series of awards that has never been won by an actor in any series. It's been an incredibly important production for New York City, employing over 34,000 actors and craftsmen in its first four seasons.
The fourth season of Wonderful Mrs Maisel premieres February 18 exclusively on Prime Video, with two new episodes coming out every Friday for four weeks.
Wonderful Mrs Maisel, from the award-winning creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and the executive producer Daniel Palladino, and also directed and written by the duo, stars Emmy winners Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub and Alex Borstein; by the one indicated to Emmy Marin Hinkle; Michael Zegen, Kevin Pollak, Caroline Aaron, and Emmy winner Luke Kirby.