Girlmore Girls‘ production consists of 157 episodes divided into eight seasons. The first seven were broadcasted between 2001 and 2007, originally on the WB network from 2006 on The CW, because of the merger between the same WB and UPN network. An eighth season of four episodes, advertised also as “revival miniseries” was distributed by Netflix on November 25, 2016; the same platform on 1 July 2016 had re-released all previous seven seasons.
Set in the imaginary town of Stars Hollow (Connecticut), tells the story of the two Gilmore Girls, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel), mother and daughter joined by a very deep bond. It received acclaim for its dialogues (original, brilliant, unconventional, intelligence rich and never dull humor), for the topics (family relations, friendship, love, the passage from adolescence to adulthood, the generation gap), and for the performances of the actors who make up the cast. For these reasons the series has received several awards and nominations, and was named one of the 100 best TV shows of TIME magazine in 2007.
Alexis Bledel has participated in films like Tuck Everlasting, Sin City in the role of Becky and The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants. Bledel starred also in the comedy Post Grad, which was released on August 21, 2009 and co-starred opposite James McAvoy and Robin Wright in the historical drama The Conspirator directed by Robert Redford. She has had a relationship of four years with Milo Ventimiglia met on the set of Gilmore Girls where he played Jess Mariano.
Lauren Graham has played another important role in a TV series beside that of Lorelai. She was in fact Sarah Braverman in choral television series Parenthood. Graham’s film roles encompass several NYU student films and multiple major studio releases, including Sweet November, Bad Santa, The Pacifier, Because I Said So, and Evan Almighty. In 2013 it appeared in bookstores her novel Someday, Someday, Maybe: a Novel, published by Random House. In May 2013, the book has entered the bestseller list of The New York Times. Lauren Graham then signed a contract with Warner Bros. Television and production company Ellen DeGeneres to draw a television series.