It's finally cooling down here in Los Angeles, and there's no better way to spend the cooler months then curled up on the couch watching a Gilmore Girls marathon on UPtv.
Get the scoop of the Gilmore Girls marathon on October 25th on UPtv!
UP CELEBRATES GILMORE SERIES RETURN WITH ALL-DAY 'GILMORE GIRLS' MARATHON!
FOR FANS WHO CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF AWARD-WINNING SERIES, UP TO AIR ALL-DAY MARATHON
ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25
ATLANTA – As evidenced by the recent announcement of a "Gilmore Girls" revival, its passionate fans just can't get enough of the award-winning series. To help satisfy this craving to see the residents of Stars Hollow, CT, UP will celebrate with an all-day "GilMORE Girls" marathon on Sunday, October 25 starting at 10 a.m. EST, complete with pop-ups in every episode with “Gilmore Girls” trivia.
UP recently acquired the full 153 episode, seven-season run of "Gilmore Girls" (#GilMOREGirls) and airs back-to-back episodes every Mondaythrough Friday evening. UP supports the series with an extensive social media campaign featuring the “Gilmore Guys,” whose popular podcasts have been heralded in the media, including The New York Times, for their unique brand of color commentary on the series. The “Gilmore Guys” veteran fan Kevin T. Porter and newcomer Demi Adejuyigbe, are featured in UP on-air spots as well as digital content where all things Gilmore are discussed. Also, throughout the “Gilmore Girls” marathon, UP will provide pop-ups in every episode with “Gilmore Girls” trivia, including famous firsts for the show, background on the actors and insider information.
"Gilmore Girls" stars Lauren Graham ("Parenthood"), Alexis Bledel (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Melissa McCarthy ("Mike & Molly,” Spy), Keiko Agena “(“Shameless,” Transformers of the Dark Moon), Yanic Truesdale (“Reumeurs"), Scott Patterson ("CSI Miami"), Liza Weil ("Stir of Echoes"), Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural"), Milo Ventimiglia ("Heroes"), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Gun, Pearl Harbor) and Kelly Bishop ("Bunheads," “The Good Wife”), with special appearances by the late Edward Herrmann (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Lost Boys) and recurring guest star Liz Torres ("Devious Maids,” ”Scandal").
"Gilmore Girls," which aired from 2000-2007, is set in a storybook Connecticut town called Stars Hollow populated by an eclectic mix of dreamers, artists and everyday folk. The multi-generational drama about family and friendship centers around Lorelai Gilmore (Graham) and her daughter, Rory (Bledel). Lorelai owns the town's bed-and-breakfast, the Dragonfly Inn, with best friend/chef Sookie (McCarthy), and contends with weekly dinners with eccentric, well-off parents Richard (Edward Herrmann, "The Good Wife") and Emily Gilmore (Kelly Bishop, "Bunheads") who always have something to say about their daughter's life.
The series, known for its fast-paced dialogue and pop-culture references, was listed as one of Time magazine's "All-TIME 100 TV Shows" in 2007. "Gilmore Girls" also was honored with a Viewers for Quality Television Award and was named New Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association. Lauren Graham was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series and received two consecutive nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series from the Screen Actors Guild. Graham also won a Family Television Award. Alexis Bledel won a Young Artist Award and a Family Television Award. "Gilmore Girls" won a Family Television Award for New Series, and it was named Best Family TV Drama Series by the Young Artist Awards, which also honored series star Keiko Agena in the supporting actress category.
The heartfelt one-hour drama was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino ("Roseanne"), who serves as executive producer with Gavin Polone ("Stir of Echoes," "Drop Dead Gorgeous") and Daniel Palladino ("Roseanne").
The series was acquired by UP from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
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