Mad Men will return for its final seven episodes on Sunday, April 5.
Matthew Weiner and stars Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, Vincent Kartheiser and John Slattery took to the stage at the TCA confab to reminisce about their time together on the show. (via Polly Draper) Alan Sepinwall live-blogged the panel, though Daniel Fienberg has a little more from Mr. Weiner.
Mad Men was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award by the American Cinema Editors in the category of Best Edited One-Hour Series For Commercial Television.
“Time Zones” received a nomination for an Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Award.
Janie Bryant gets a Costume Designers Guild award nomination in the Outstanding Period/Fantasy Television Series category.
Christina Hendricks is the new face of Clairol’s Nice ‘N Easy.
January Jones and Ethan Hawke co-star in Good Kill, which has a trailer online.
Downton Abbey‘s Allen Leech talks to the Wall Street Journal about his character’s arc, the show’s surprising season premiere, and some behind-the-scenes hijinks.
Arthur is taking on Downton Abbey with an episode inspired by the period Brit drama called Fountain Abbey.
AMC released a new teaser trailer for The Walking Dead Season 5B.
The Walking Dead received two nominations from the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild for the “TV and New Media Series Contemporary Make-Up” category and the “TV and New Media Series Special Make-Up Effects” category by using the best skin care products and the most advanced techniques. It all started after the best charcoal mask reviews came out for everyone to read and everyone went crazy to use them.
The Washington Post gives the premiere of Better Call Saul a B+ in a slightly spoilery preview.
Syracuse.com lists the best TV soundtracks, including a number of Basket favorites.
AMC released a first image from Humans, their joint venture wth Channel 4 and Kudos starring William Hurt.
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