Daniel Palladino is an American television producer, writer, and director. He serves as a producer of the animated sitcom Family Guy. He formerly worked on the television shows Gilmore Girls, The Return of Jezebel James, and Bunheads, all created by his wife, television writer and producer Amy Sherman-Palladino.[1]


A Los Angeles native[2] from Italian ancestors, Daniel Palladino broke into television by writing two episodes of One Big Family, a one-season Danny Thomas sitcom. Later, he worked as a writer and co-producer on Who's The Boss. He also later joined the staff of Roseanne as a writer and producer. [3][4][5][6]

Personal lifeEdit

Palladino has an older sister, Susan.[7] Daniel is married to Amy Sherman-Palladino with whom he frequently collaborates.


  • Wrote 7 and directed 5 episodes of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
  • Directed 6 episodes between 2004-2006 on Gilmore Girls.[1]
  • Wrote 10 episodes of Who's the Boss?.[1]
  • Wrote 3 episodes of Roseanne.[1]
  • Wrote 44 episodes of Gilmore Girls.[1]
  • Family Guy (co-executive producer) (14 episodes, 2000–2001) (executive producer) (13 episodes, 2001–2002) .[1]
  • Bunheads (consulting producer) (8 episodes, 2012-2013) (writer) (5 episodes, 2012-2013) (director) (5 episodes, 2012-2013).[1]


Nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Family Guy along with Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman, Craig Hoffman, Danny Smith, Billiam Coronel, Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker, Sherry Gunther, Gary Janetti, Pete Michels, Peter Shin, and Dan Povenmire in the "Outstanding Animated Program (For One Hour or Less) category for the episode "Road to Rhode Island" in the year 2000.[1]

Won a Peabody Award for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel along with Amy Sherman-Palladino in the "Entertainment" category for its first season in 2017. [8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Daniel Palladino at the Internet Movie Database
  2. "Daniel J Palladino, Born 02/02/1960 in California". 
  3. "Hollywood Players on 'Friends' Amicus Brief". 
  4. "A Roseanne By Any Other Name, Part 1". 
  5. "“Wyoming Project” Dead". 
  6. "Who's the Boss?: First Date". Reviewing Every TV Show I Own. 19 March 2017. 
  7. "Susan M Palladino, Born 01/26/1958 in California". 

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