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The cast of Mad Men then and now

It's been ten years since the show hit the AMC airwaves.  ...Read More... http://pagesix.com/2017/07/20/the-cast-of-mad-men-then-and-now/

Mad Men Stars Reveal Their Surprising Audition Stories

When AMC began assembling the cast for its first original series, Mad Men , creator Matt Weiner was adamant that he wanted to cast mostly unknown actors, so that they wouldn't bring the "baggage" from previous roles to the new project. This way, the audience would come to the characters with fresh   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/mad-men-auditions/?rss=breakingnews

Mad Men: The Untold Oral History of the Pilot

  The great irony of Mad Men is that, at least on paper, there's no reason the pilot episode -- let alone the entire series -- should have succeeded in the first place. It was based on a script that had been repeatedly passed on, written by a screenwriter who had never directed an episode of   ...Read More... ...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/mad-men-oral-history-pilot-facts/?rss=breakingnews

Abigail Spencer Recalls an Awkward Moment in Bed With Jon Hamm on Mad Men

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner had a very specific note for the Rectify actress about her makeup.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/abigail-spencers-awkward-moment-in-bed-with-jon-hamm.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Mad Men's Jessica Par Boards CBS' Navy SEAL Pilot, Starring Jim Caviezel

Mad Men alum Jessica Par has been recruited for CBS drama pilot about Navy SEALs. Written by Benjamin Cavell (Justified), the project follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask. Par, our sister site Deadline reports, will play Mandy, a [] http://tvline.com/2017/03/15/jessica-pare-navy-seal-pilot-cbs/

'Mad Men' Star January Jones Reveals the 2 'Bachelor' Stars She Wants to Date

Lately, no matter who it is, what they are promoting or what show they are on, conversations on late night talk TV have turned to The Bachelor . January Jones, Mad Men alum and current Last Man on Earth star, is no different in expressing her not-so-secret love for the reality franchise. Unlike some other celebrities, Jones doesn't just watch The Bachelor , she actually wants to be on the show.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/the-bachelor/mad-men-star-january-jones-rev-63656.aspx

‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner Reveals Details for His Amazon Series ‘The Romanoffs’

When Mad Men ended, it marked the conclusion of one of the greatest shows on television, as well as one of the godfathers of the second "Golden Age" of TV. Creator Matthew Weiner’s drama spawned many imitators, but no one was able to precisely recreate the magic that made Mad Men so compelling, so inspired, and so emotional in a similarly themed show. Obviously one of the first questions Weiner was asked at the show’s conclusion was whether he’d be doing a new TV series or moving to a different form, and the answer is actually something in between. A few months ago we learned that Weiner had sold his next TV project to Amazon, an anthology series. Beyond that details were nonexistent, but now that a writers room has been opened, Weiner is ready to spill on what this new series is about, its unique structure, and connections to Mad Men. READ MORE...

Mad Men Archives Going to the University of Texas

Matthew Weiner, the shows creator, and Lionsgate, the producing studio, have donated the archive to the universitys Harry Ransom Center. ...Read More... http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/12/arts/television/mad-men-archives-going-to-the-university-of-texas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Mad Men Creator Matt Weiner Sets TV Return at Amazon

Mad Men creator Matt Weiner is all set to return to television. Or at least, hell come back to the small-screen via a streaming service: Amazon has given Weiners Weinstein Company anthology series an 8-episode order as part of a $70 million commitment. Little is known about the actual plot of the project, aside from it being set in modern day and in multiple locations around the world. Amazon beat out the bids of six other potential suitors for the rights, TheWrap has confirmed.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/mad-men-creator-matt-weiner-sets-tv-return-amazon/

Mad Men Creator Matthew Weiner Sells His Debut Novel

Little, Brown and Co. will publish "Heather, the Totality" next year.   ...Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/09/14/mad-men-creator-matthew-weiner-sells-his-debut-novel/?mod=WSJBlog