'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wins big at the Golden Globes

  • 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wins big at the Golden Globes

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wins big at the Golden Globes

Give it up for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!

Rachel Brosnahan, who plays the lead role of a Jewish housewife in 1958 NY who discovers a knack for stand-up, took the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV comedy.

Amazon's comedy-drama series about a fictional pioneering female stand-up - scooped two Golden Globes last night. The series, which has high marks from critics and fans, starts Brosnahan as Miriam "Midge" Maisel, a 1950s New York Jewish woman who is living the life as a wife, mother, successful parents, and a attractive Upper West Side apartment.

Series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino accepted the award, briefly thanking the cast and crew. Sherman-Palladino, who created Gilmore Girls, was most recently nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award.

"Big Little Lies" and "The Handmaid's Tale" were the early winners at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

"As things got weirder and creepier in the sexual predator realm, the whole idea of a truly confident female taking charge of her life, when the male in her life walked out and left, took on a little more meaning", Sherman-Palladino said of her show at the Globes. "We are excited for new viewers to join in the celebration and stream the series for free this weekend". More than half of U.S. Prime members who finished the series binged it within three days, according to the streamer.