The premiere of Better Call Saul was the biggest series premiere in cable history, while The Walking Dead‘s mid-season premiere was the highest performing regularly-scheduled entertainment program of 2015.
Michael Mando talks to the HuffPost about Nacho.
USA Today covers the BCS-Cinnabon connection.
Grantland finds Better Call Saul is very, very good…but asks whether it can be great. (via Hollis)
Elisabeth Moss enlisted Jon Hamm to help her throw a MLB pitch:
She also talked to Letterman briefly about the end of Mad Men. (via Polly Draper)
Jon Hamm reflects on the extensive audition process that led to him landing the role of Don Draper. (also via Polly Draper)
Jon Hamm also will join host Jon Stewart to raise funds for autism awareness on the Night of Too Many Stars.
Christina Hendricks will join Keanu Reeves in Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon. Hendricks and Refn previously worked on Drive.
John Slattery co-stars in the highly-anticipated Bluebird, coming Feb. 27th.
Alison Brie‘s Sleeping With Other People made its deal at Sundance.
Andrew Lincoln talks about the midseason premiere with USA Today.
Gale Anne Hurd talks to Vulture about the future relationship of Rick and Michonne.
Talia Balsam will co-star in Divorce, in which Sarah Jessica Parker returns to HBO .
AMC has launched “Mad Men: The Fan Cut,” a contest that asks fans recreate scenes from the pilot that will be compiled into an entirely fan-made episode. (via Dragon Breath)
Downton Abbey‘s Lily James tells her Cinderella story.
Las Vegas Prepares to Welcome Mad Men Slot Machines. (via Polly Draper)
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