Maggie Smith has said that the next season of Downton Abbey will be her last.
Matthew Weiner does an hour on Media Mayhem with Alison Hope Weiner for TheLip TV. A nice mix of his classic riffs and new nuggets (including a bit of a bombshell at the end about Season 6):
Matt also does an hour at the Berlinale. (Both via Mark)
Mr. Weiner also wrote blurbs for the ten films he picked for the Film Independent LACMA screening series.
Jon Hamm talks to Marie Claire about first starting out as an actor with friends Paul Rudd and Adam Scott.
John Slattery reveals his favorite Mad Men scenes.
The HuffPost UK suggests that Don Draper is a 21st Century Hero.
Flavorwire asks: How Much Do Mad Men’s Enigmatic Posters Really Reveal? (via Polly Draper)
Andrew Lincoln teases THR that Rick’s group will encounter “some intriguing people” as the series pushes into its Alexandria storyline.
Greg Nicotero talks to Entertainment Weekly about directing the last Sunday’s episode.
The Wolves are the newest villains in The Walking Dead?
Norman Reedus visited Conan and discussed Daryl’s sexuality.
Alexandra Breckenridge talks to the Daily Beast about Jessie Anderson, a character straight out of The Walking Dead comics and a potential love interest for Rick Grimes.
One of the towns featured in TWD S3 is up for sale on eBay.
Better Call Saul scribe Bradley Paul talks to THR about what’s next for Mike, what the Chuck trick means, and the best advice he’s gotten from Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.
Peter Gould compares and contrasts Better Call Saul with Breaking Bad.
Gold Derby reveals its Emmy nomination predictions for Best Drama.
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