So, the Emmys. Congrats to Breaking Bad and its cast; condolences to Mad Men and…well, just about everyone else. The impeccably groomed Jon Hamm was serenaded by Weird Al Yankovic and part of some uncomfortable humor. And here they all are, dressed to the nines at the AMC afterparty. [I thought Jay R. Ferguson shaved off Stan’s beard! -K]
Aaron Paul organized a Breaking Bad-themed scavenger hunt ahead of the Emmys.
Breaking Bad dominated the Emmys’ social media, too.
Speaking of social media, January Jones is quite the Instagrammer.
Emmy Super Producers, from Matthew Weiner and Vince Gilligan to Carl Reiner and Norman Lear, got together for THR.
Matthew Weiner talks to Fast Company about decompressing and recharging after 92 hours of Mad Men.
Christina Hendricks feeds a cat (via Dragon Breath).
Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul appear in a “Before they Were Celebs” supercut.
Vincent Kartheiser will play the legendary Billy Wilder off Broadway.
Jay R. Ferguson has signed a development/talent deal with ABC Studios.
Sarah Silverman talks about her Masters of Sex role as only she can.
Lizzy Caplan is profiled by Rolling Stone.
The New York Daily News ranked Mad Men the No. 2 drama of all time; will No. 1 surprise you?
Greg Nicotero talks The Walking Dead at the HuffPost and Cinefantastique.
The fictional fortunes of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey are calculated at Forbes (via Polly Draper).
Hell On Wheels‘ Anson Mount has joined the voice cast of The Evil Within, a video game from Bethesda Softworks.
Better Call Saul is on the Twitter.
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