Our Basket overfloweth! Let’s start with a few minutes from the Mad Men panel at Paley Fest 2014:
Deadline reports more, including that Matthew Weiner introduced the season-finale screening but was absent for the Q&A. IndieWire has even better coverage. There’s a bit more at THR. Outside, Vincent Kartheiser went a little True Detective in a video interview.
Masters Of Sex also got its own Paley Fest panel this year.
The Season 7 trailer for Mad Men is online. [The music is Eddie Floyd’s “Big Bird” — which, like the promo photos, is about air travel. -K]
Matthew Weiner continued teasing Season 7 with the Daily Beast.
Your new TIME magazine:
— TIME.com (@TIME) March 27, 2014
Now how much would you pay? But wait! There’s more! Way more! At the “Continue reading” link!
John Slattery talks to Men’s Journal about about his seven years as Roger Sterling, his upcoming directorial debut, surfing in Montauk, and losing his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman.
January Jones did an interview and photoshoot with Violet Gray.
Greg Nicotero, exec, director and makeup genius for The Walking Dead, talked about “Terminus” at THR.
Danai Gurira names her favorite TWD episode at Den Of Geek.
Emily Kinney tells the Daily Beast she had her first moonshine courtesy of castmate Scott Wilson.
Betsy Brandt is cast in The Club, an ABC drama series.
Vulture compares FX’s upcoming Fargo to Breaking Bad.
Wired reports on “Graph TV,” the latest project by data viz virtuoso Kevin Wu, which lets you visualize IMDb’s massive database of user ratings for any show. Breaking Bad is at the link; here’s Mad Men. Others are searchable at the site.
James Rebhorn, one of those classic “That Guy” character actors, recently seen playing Carrie’s father on Homeland, has passed away at 65, reportedly from melanoma. He penned his own awesome obituary.
AMC greenlit its first scripted comedy pilot, and has several comedy projects in development including one from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. AMC’s development slate also includes a project from Chris Carter (The X-Files).
Looks like some Mad men and women were out on the town:
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 24, 2014
Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases like you.