Basket of News, Aug. 4-10, 2012

 Posted by on August 10, 2012 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News
Aug 102012

Matthew Weiner and Christina Hendricks do a lengthy, twopart discussion of “The Other Woman” at the Daily Beast.  Matt is also quoted in this L.A. Times profile of Christina.

Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan did an hour-long interview with Maureen Ryan.  And turned up on Conan.

Hell On Wheels, which premieres Sunday, dropped a preview clip on Entertainment Tonight.

Jessica Paré sang with seminal noise-popsters The Jesus & Mary Chain in Buffalo and Toronto. Yes, there’s video. [But did the tour bus stop at the HoJo’s? -K]

Jon Hamm appeared with Lena Dunham in a video for The New Yorker’s iPhone App… and will appear with Elmo on Sesame Street.  Will he still appear in Larry David’s movie now that the project has moved to HBO?

Teyonah Paris talks to AMC about being the new girl on set and how Jon Hamm was her own personal Don Draper.

John Slattery joins the voce cast for the videogame Dishonored.

Dean Norris talks to Fresh Air about playing good on Breaking Bad.  Also, Byran Cranston does a mean Dean Norris impression.

Cranston and Norris are on the cover of the Rolling Stone, which also has an interview with Laura Fraser.

Anna Gunn tells AMC what it’s like to be Bryan Cranston’s prey and reveals some of the music from her Skyler playlist.

BB costume designer Jennifer Bryan talks to Vulture about Vince Gilligan’s marching orders, and how the changes in Walter, Jesse, and Skyler’s lives are affecting their wardrobes.

Vulture also celebrates the wit and wisdom of BB‘s Mike Ehrmantraut in a video.

BTW, Slate is giving Breaking Bad the same multi-faceted weekly recap they gave Mad Men.

The Walking Dead gets a new set of Season 3 promo pics.

Emmy-nominated costume designers came to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising to celebrate the clothes from multiple shows and TV movies, including Downton Abbey.

Christina Wayne, who helped launch Mad Men and Breaking Bad at AMC, writes about her move to BBC America.

AMC moves forward with Low Winter Sun, a “contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption.”

AMC starts a an anti-Dish video contest.  Dish TV tells people to watch AMC on iTunes.

The Motley Fool calls AMC’s stock “the walking dead.”

Jaguar will unveil the XJL Ultimate with a little help from some Playboy bunnies.

Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases contributing in the sidebar.


  One Response to “Basket of News, Aug. 4-10, 2012”

  1. Cranston and Aaron Paul are on the cover of Rolling Stone.

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