The new, enigmatic Mad Men premiere poster stirred discussion all over the internets. The image is “a nonverbal representation of where my head is at and where the show will be,” Matt Weiner said. Meanwhile, AMC responded to the controversy surrounding the show’s first teaser poster.
Jon Hamm talks to Comcast’s ChannelGuide, trying to avoid spoilers and talking up Kiernan Shipka and Robert Morse.
Downton Abbey will likely compete against Mad Men by switching to the Emmy race for Best Drama Series. [When Worlds Collide. It’s like they’re trying to kill Independent George. -K]
Kiernan Shipka, Vincent Kartheiser and Alison Brie turned up for the preview of the Banana Republic Mad Men spring capsule collection, hosted by Janie Bryant and Banana Republic creative director Simon Kneen.
Janie Bryant talks about some of her favorite MM dresses.
David Morrissey has been cast to play the villain in the third season ofThe Walking Dead.
Jon Hamm, Vincent Kartheiser, and Jared Harris all helped AMC promote showings of The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II.
Maureen Ryan speculates about ratings for the MM Season 5 premiere.
PaleyFest will be streaming the Mad Men panel via Livestream (and there is an app for that). The free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription services will stream panels starting March 15, after the festival concludes — but MM may not be among the on demand selections.
The American Federation of Musicians has reached an agreement with Lionsgate, producers of Mad Men.
Madrid-based, Argentinian illustrator Andres Martinez Ricci has created awesome paper dolls for Don Draper and Walter White.
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