'Mad Men' deal is close, but the show's return probably isn't

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"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner, producer Lionsgate and AMC are reportedly close to signing a deal that would give the official go to Season 5 of the show. When Season 5 would air, though? Anyone's guess.According to Deadline and Variety, Weiner, the studio and the network are coming to terms on an agreement that would keep Weiner at the helm of the show for the coming season and a sixth year as well. The fact that negotiations have been going until this point, however, makes it less likely that "Mad Men" will have its usual late-summer premiere.For one thing, once a deal is done, it will take a little while for Weiner, his fellow writers and the show's crew to get up and running. The bigger question, though, may have to do with AMC's schedule."Breaking Bad," which has aired in the spring and early summer the past two seasons, is starting in June this year...


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