Julian Fellowes talks about the most recent season — and future — of Downton Abbey.
Matthew Weiner talked to Saturday Evening Post about a variety of topics, while Jon Hamm, John Slattery, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, Vincent Kartheiser talked to the mag about watching their Mad Men audition tapes. There’s more in the print version, starting with the cover.
The Walking Dead beat the Olympics’ closing ceremony in the key demo.
The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman dissects “Claimed.”
Norman Reedus is profiled by the New York Post.
Josh McDermott talks to THR about how TV Eugene compares to comic book Eugene. [Spoiler Warning for comic book readers. -K]
Ben Feldman is the lead in an NBC pilot titled A to Z.
Betsy Brandt took Entertainment Weekly’s pop culture personality test.
The head of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network mentioned Saul Goodman in remarks at an anti-money-laundering conference.
An alleged meth cook was arrested wearing a Breaking Bad-inspired t-shirt.
The Returned has now been sold to 70 countries.
Don’t forget to catch up: Mad Men Season 6 is streaming via AMC.
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