John Slattery sat for a one-on-one interview with Piers Morgan at Advertising Age’s Media Evolved conference, opining on topics from how long the series will go, to whether he admires or detests his character.
Rich Sommer appears in Funny or Die’s “We Are the World 25.75” video.
Kristoffer Polaha (Carlton Hanson), who stars on the critically praised CW/CBS Studios drama Life Unexpected, has signed a rich talent holding deal with CBS and CBS Studios to topline a new project eyed for next fall.
Abigail Spencer has been cast in This Means War, an action comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy.
In one of the week’s biggest media stoires, Nick Denton posted a long explanation of why Gawker Media’s sites are being redesigned, including an analogy to AMC and Mad Men.
Don Draper frames a lengthy BusinessWeek piece on how the smarter big ad agencies are adapting to the Internet and social media.
Which MM name moved up on BabyCenter’s Top 100 Baby Names for 2010? The answer may surprise you…
Ted Anthony of the AP writes about the many versions of the 60s, noting how Mad Men avoids the cliches.
Northwestern University has launched a MM-centric class on history and commercialism.
AMC announced that production has formally begun on The Killing, a crime mystery starring Mireille Enos, Billy Campbell, Michelle Forbes, which will premiere its 13-episode first season in March of 2011.
TV Squad’s Maureen Ryan named “AMC’s drama trifecta” as among the Best TV of 2010.
At the Wall Street Journal, Edward Jay Epstein writes that the rise of shows like Mad Men “proceeds directly from the new economic realities of the entertainment business.”
The New York Times covers the city’s rising vintage barbershops.
Here’s a new one: Mad Men used to springboard a discussion of the college football Bowl Championship Series.
As Season 4 concluded on BBC Four, The Telegraph listed 20 of its most memorable quotes.
Don Draper: Don’t try this in real life. Or in college.