Basket of News, Mar. 7-13, 2015

 Posted by on March 13, 2015 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News
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Matthew Weiner, Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser, Kiernan Shipka, Robert Morse, January Jones, Jessica Pare, Scott Hornbacher, Ellen Freund and more contribute to THR’s Oral History of Mad Men. Boom.

AMC has rolled out video tributes to Mad Men.  Let’s start with Sarah Silverman, Kevin Pollak, Colin Hanks, Gary Oldman, and Neve Campbell.

Janie Bryant talks to InStyle about costuming Mad Men through time. (via Polly Draper)

Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men opens tomorrow at the Museum of the Moving Image. (via Ruthie) Janie Bryant talks to The New York Times about the Mad Men costumes in the exhibit.

John Slattery talks to Vulture about an unaired Mad Men scene between Roger and Mona in Season 1.

In honor of the finale, the New York Public Library is featuring its Mad Men reading list, a collection of 25 titles read by characters throughout the series. (via Polly Draper)

We can honor Jon Hamm Birthday Week with a Bridesmaids GIF. (via Polly Draper)  THR has even more Hamm GIFs.

Elisabeth Moss got a little wistful about leaving Peggy. She talked to InStyle about Peggy becoming a boss.

January Jones talks to Entertainment Weekly about her new series, Last Man on Earth.

Entertainment Weekly hosts the trailer for Dark Places, a movie based on a Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) novel, which features Christina Hendricks. Oh, Charlize Theron also.

Kiernan Shipka has joined the English voice cast for When Marnie Was There.

Bustle looks at Mad Men‘s 90s guest stars.

Moviefone posted 12 Don Draper Memes That Will Make You Long For Mad Men. (via Polly Draper)

AMC posted a sneak peek at this Sunday’s ep of The Walking Dead.

AMC also announced that it has placed an initial two-season order for a companion series to The Walking Dead.

Melissa McBride was popular this week, talking to Entertainment Weekly, Access Hollywood, and the Daily Beast about Carol, Alexandria, and more…

AMC has the recipe for Carol’s cookies.

Norman Reedus talked to EW about “Forget.”

Lauren Cohan talks to People about Maggie and her losses.

WhatCulture pots 31 behind-the-scenes photos from The Walking Dead.

On the Better Call Saul front, “Five-O” had Jonathan Banks talking to Variety, THR, Yahoo TV, TV Guide and EW.  Showrunner Peter Gould praised Banks on NPR.

Also, Jonathan Banks and Vince Gilligan ask everyone to stop throwing pizza at Walter White’s house in Albuquerque.

Alan Sepinwall reviews Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office, fmr student of Jon Hamm). (via Polly Draper)

Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases like you.


  5 Responses to “Basket of News, Mar. 7-13, 2015”

  1. Gulp, sob…check out these “spoiler-free” round table video clips of Vincent Kartheiser, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks, Elizabeth Moss and Jon Hamm discuss the journey of their Mad Men characters

  2. Hi Roberta, Deborah,
    I know I haven’t seen you two since the last MM party you threw last year. Time goes so quickly. Hope we get together this season for the final episodes.
    Just wanted to let you know that Lincoln Center Film Society just announced their salute to Mad Men:

    – Mad Men: The End of an Era – An event with Matt Weiner & cast members Sat March 21st.

    – The Essential Mad Men, a FREE a free marathon of must-see episodes curated by Weiner that
    will run FRIDAY, MARCH 20 through SATURDAY, MARCH 21 in the Amphitheater of the
    Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.

    Hope to see you soon,
    Take care Rose Miller

  3. And in “News Before It Is News” —

    There will be a segment about Mad Men on the April 22nd edition of CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood.

    Check local listings for time and channel.

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