Matthew Weiner sits for an interview with Matt Zoller Seitz at The Jewish Heritage Museum. (via Polly Draper)
Matt also talked about the end of the road for Don and the show on Fresh Air.
Mad Men is going out with a bang, setting a series of events for the evening of the show’s May 17 finale.
Gothamist unpacks the cultural references in “Lost Horizon.”
Phil Abraham speaks to THR about filming his final episode of the series, what it means for Don and how he instantly knew that scene with Peggy would play well with fans.
Aaron Staton talks to AMC about Ken Cosgrove’s infamous tap dancing scene and keeping his eyepatch after filming.
Kevin Rahm told HuffPost Live he doesn’t know how the show ends.
Jessica Paré talks to Postmedia about the Draper apartment and divorce.
Kiernan Shipka talked about Fan Girl, one of her first post-Mad Men projects, at the Bentonville Film Festival.
Jon Hamm plans a High Wire Act.
Christina Hendricks has snapped up a swank midtown apartment in NYC.
Rich Sommer is raising money for a library in Stillwater, MN.
ThinkProgress evaluated Joan’s threat to Jim Hobart.
AMC Networks reported improved first-quarter financial, with help from The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul.
AdWeek and AMC’s Charlie Collier talk about life after Mad Men.
Fear the Walking Dead is sort of inspired by actual events, according to executive producer Greg Nicotero.
Mercedes Mason (Chuck, The Finder) has been added as a series regular to Fear the Walking Dead.
Seth Gilliam (Father Gabriel Stokes)is facing several charges after a traffic stop in Peachtree City on Sunday.
It was also a bad weekend for Chad L. Coleman (Tyreese). He later apologized.
The Americans, Homeland, and Game of Thrones are among the nominees for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks were nominated in the acting categories.
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