Basket of News, Mar. 14-20, 2015

 Posted by on March 20, 2015 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News  1 Response »
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The new Mad Men teaser trailer features The Alabama Shakes’ “I Found You”:

Christina Hendricks and Matt Weiner took GMA on a tour of the Mad Men sets (pretty sure that’s re-upped footage), and GMA has pics of the exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in Manhattan. And there’s more MM video in the queue after that.  The Hollywood Reporter and  New York Post have even more pics of the exhibit.

Matt Weiner also hangs out at P.J. Clarke’s with The New Yorker and talks to Bloomberg Business about architecture, wearable tech, and the food that might kill him.

Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery , and Matthew Weiner will unveil a Mad Men-themed statue on Monday, March 23, on Sixth Avenue. The statue will sit in the outdoor plaza outside the Time & Life Building.

Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Victor Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery star in clips from an AMC roundtable about their character arcs. (via Polly Draper)

Elisabeth Moss has a nice interview and great photoshoot at the New York Post.  Se also talks to W about The Heidi Chronicles.

Christina Hendricks  is blonde at Marie Claire.

January Jones talks Mad Men and The Last Man on Earth at E! Online.

Kiernan Shipka talks about the end of Mad Men with Glamour. She also talked to BuzzFeed about Sally and future projects.

Contests: Janie Bryant and InStyle are giving away a suit from Don Draper’s own closet, worn by Jon Hamm on the show.  The Heidi Chronicles and Mad Men are giving away a mixed package of gifts. Continue reading »


Basket of News, Mar. 7-13, 2015

 Posted by on March 13, 2015 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News, Slideshow  5 Responses »
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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. Continue reading »


Basket of News, Feb. 28-Mar. 6, 2015

Mar 6, 2015

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 […]

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Basket of News, Feb. 21-27, 2015

Basket of News, Feb. 21-27, 2015

Feb 27, 2015

Vulture unveiled the last official poster for Mad Men — with comments from Matthew Weiner.  The first trailer is online as well, icymi. Mad Men Season 7.1 will be available on Netflix on Mar. 22. John Slattery talks to HuffPost Live about the end of Mad Men and the fate of Roger Sterling. Vincent Kartheiser tells […]

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Basket of News, Feb. 14-20, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

ICYMI: The Mad Men Season 7.2 promo photo gallery. Jessica Pare’s ensemble is a custom Janie Bryant design. Matthew Weiner talks to THR (in print and video) about the early Mad Men auditions. Don Draper’s gray suit and fedora are headed to the Smithsonian.  The L.A. Times details some of the exhibitions, panel conversations and […]

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Basket of News, Feb. 7-13, 2015

Feb 13, 2015

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. Better Call Saul‘s Peter Gould and Bob Odenkirk talk to Entertainment Weekly (and THR) about Tuco.  Raymond Cruz talked to THR and The Daily Beast about […]

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Basket of News, Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2015

Feb 6, 2015

The Walking Dead showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Andrew Lincoln, and Steven Yeun did a TimesTalk: has the highlights, if you’re super-busy.  They also have video of a Google hangout with Gimple, Lincoln, Lauren Cohan and Michael Cudlitz. The Today show visited The Walking Dead set and met with Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun and […]

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Basket of News, Jan. 24-30, 2015

Jan 30, 2015

Is Downton Abbey ending after Season 6?  Rumors run rampant. Jon Hamm and John Slattery have joined the expanding cast of Netflix’s miniseries revival of Wet Hot American Summer. (via Polly Draper) Matthew Weiner is a member of the Berlin Film Festival’s international jury. Wired published a guide to binge-watching Mad Men.  The UK’s Telegraph […]

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Basket of News, Jan. 17-23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015

The Walking Dead has released two new midseason trailers. This is “Another Day”: The second is titled “Surviving Together.” Norman Reedus talks about Daryl’s current state of mind with TV Guide.  He’s also among the celebrity cameos in Sleater-Kinney’s new video for “No Cities to Love.” Matthew Weiner revealed he has Jon Hamm to thank […]

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Basket of News, Jan. 10-16, 2015

Basket of News, Jan. 10-16, 2015

Jan 16, 2015

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 […]

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Basket of News, Jan. 3-9, 2015

Jan 9, 2015

Downton Abbey returned for its fifth-season debut Sunday on par with its premiere numbers a year ago. Downton Abbey showrunner Julian Fellowes joined The Hollywood Reporter for a (spoiler-free) reflection on what he and his Downton team have accomplished over the season. Alan Sepinwall, the HuffPost, The Independent and the BBC are among those (like […]

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Basket of News, Dec. 27, 2014-Jan. 2, 2015

Basket of News, Dec. 27, 2014-Jan. 2, 2015

Jan 2, 2015

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I wore a fine cut of meat like a big ol’ Texas belt buckle. Jon Hamm is one of the featured sources in a New York Times piece on Black Mirror, social media, and the post-Mad Men TV environment. BuzzFeed‘s list of the most badass women […]

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