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Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life on CW: Everything We Know

November 22, 2020
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Directed, written, and executive produced by the creators of the original series, ‘Gilmore Girls’, ‘A Year in the Life’ is a sequel of the classic dramedy. The revival follows Rory and Lorelei Gilmore after they return to the whimsical New England town of Stars Hollow. It had originally premiered on Netflix in 2016, nine years after the predecessor aired its seventh season in 2007. Now, the sequel is making its debut on a broadcast network on The CW — as the channel grapples with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you missed out on catching the show on Netflix, here’s its complete schedule on The CW.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life Season 1 Release Date:

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ is slated to premiere on Monday, November 23, 2020, on The CW at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It releases one episode everyday hereafter on the network at the same time slot and wraps up with its fourth episode on November 26, 2020. The series will additionally be available for free streaming on the ad-supported CW app and cwtv.com for 30 days after its tv premiere. ‘A Year in the Life’s release marks the 20th anniversary of the original series, which had dropped on The WB in 2000.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life Cast: Who is in it?

‘A Year in the Life’ marks the return of almost all the fan-favorite stars from the original ‘Gilmore Girls’. We have Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel as the dynamic mother-daughter team of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore respectively. In the follow-up, Lorelai is living with Luke (Scott Patterson), but the two are not married at the beginning of the series. Meanwhile, Rory is in an unhappy relationship with a young man named Paul and is casually flirting with an engaged Logan (Matt Czuchry). Kelly Bishop stars as Emily Gilmore, Lorelai’s mom, who is grieving the recent death of Richard (Rory’s biological father).

We additionally have Keiko Agena as Lane Kim, Todd Lowe as Zack, Liza Weil as Paris, Milo Ventimiglia as Jess, Jared Padalecki as Dean, Melissa McCarthy as Sookie, Yanic Truesdale as Michel, Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason, and Michael Winters as Taylor.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life Plot: What is it About?

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life’ sees Rory as a freelance journalist who gives up her own house and decides to stay at her friends’ homes in New York, Stars Hollow, and London. In London, Rory stays with Logan and writes a book for Naomi Shropshire. Although Rory and Logan are in a no-strings-attached relationship, she faces a roadblock when she loses her job and Logan’s fiancee moves in. This is when Jess encourages Rory to pen a book about her own mom and life.

Emily, who is still coping up with the death of Richard, somehow, manages to coerce Lorelai to join her therapy sessions. Meanwhile, a confused Lorelai is dealing with her career issues and relationship with Luke. Lorelai gets into a fight with Rory regarding her daughter’s book idea and storms off to Patty’s Dance Studio, which is hosting ‘Stars Hollow: The Musical’. She later decides to go on a hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, inspired by the movie ‘Wild’.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life Trailer

You can watch the trailer for season 1 below:

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