The Mad Men Season 5 DVDs (and Blu-Ray) are out — and the Lipps are on them, along with Therese, basketcase Dahlhalla and others I surely missed. ID yourselves in the comments, kids!
There is a Mad Men S6 spoiler already floating around online, which I am not linking in line with site policy. As with last season, it involves a reputed shooting location.
Matthew Weiner talks about “Meditations in an Emergency” during the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Walking Dead‘s Season 3 premiere broke the record for most-watched cable drama series telecast. Indeed, it beat everything except the NFL, which has the Wall Street Journal wondering what’s left for networks before offering video with Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira. Flavorwire explores the show’s popularity.
Mr. Lincoln reveals the S3 premiere kept him up at night.
TWD showrunner Glenn Mazarra talks post-apocalyptic romances.
At the Toronto Star, Sarah Wayne Callies theorizes about why have zombies become so firmly entrenched in the zeitgeist.
Steven Yeun talks to HollywoodChicago about TWD mania.
David Morrissey talks about adapting to the Deep South as the Governor.
The WSJ has a series of photos showing Xan Angelovich undergoing the walker transformation by co-executive producer Greg Nicotero and special-effects makeup artist Andy Schoneberg.
The L.A. Times pits The Walking Dead against… Downton Abbey.
The Walking Dead: The Musical.
Dish TV is reported to be losing its $2.4 billion legal battle with Cablevision, thereby raising the odds that AMC will return to the satellite service.
Jon Hamm was also part of The Greatest Event In Television History.
Here’s a promo pic of Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe for A Young Doctor’s Notebook.
TV Overmind examines the subtle expressions Jon gives Don Draper.
Jared Harris talks Lane Pryce andLincoln with NBC Chicago.
Elisabeth Moss has returned to her brunette roots before MM Season 6.
Elisabeth also conducts a nifty Interview with Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery.
Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates) married her long-term partner James Cannon.
Christina Hendricks has revealed an unlikely dream destination.
AMC was inducted into the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing Hall of Fame for its marketing on Mad Men.
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook has started a Holiday Gift Guide.
Vulture asks whether there is something psychologically unhealthy about fandom.
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