TCA16: Netflix Sets Premiere Date for ‘Gilmore Girls’ Return

Netflix will premiere its Gilmore Girls revival on Nov. 25, the network said Wednesday during its Television Critics Association summer Tour session.

The series, which returns to Netflix nine years after being cancelled by CW, will return with four, 90-minute chapters, each spanning one of the four seasons, according to Netflix.

Gilmore Girls original creator Amy Sherman-Paladino will executively produce, write and direct the four 90-minute chapters with Daniel Palladino.

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