Friday, December 9, 2016

Mad Men

Wednesday, May. 18, 2016

Contrary to television’s modern rewriting of history through creative license, Don Draper didn’t teach the world to sing with the iconic Coca-Cola “Hilltop” commercial as depicted in the finale of AMC’s Mad Men series. Rather the creative mind behind that landmark ad was Bill Backer who...

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

John Slattery’s involvement in the advertising business now extends beyond his brilliant portrayal of NYC agency founder/executive Roger Sterling, Jr., in Mad Men. Slattery is venturing out to become a real-world member of...

Monday, May. 18, 2015

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner promised a finale that was "dramatic and appropriate."

He delivered. This incomparable drama set in the 1960s New York advertising world concluded its seven-season run Sunday night on AMC with a resolution that rang true to its spirit and likely left its...

Wednesday, May. 13, 2015

"Mad Men" is nearing its end with grace and assurance as its characters already are scattering from view. After seven seasons barnstorming a long-ago decade, the series feels like it's coming in for a landing, though just how smooth or rocky won't be known for...

Sunday, Apr. 5, 2015

It's the beginning of the end for "Mad Men." As the second half of the series' final season begins at 10 p.m. EDT on AMC, here's a refresher on how previous seasons ended:

—Season 1 Finale (aired October 2007): Shocking! Peggy Olson gave birth to a...

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015

How time flies in this very mad world! It seems like only yesterday that the 1960s were dawning for Don Draper, his family and his comrades at the Sterling Cooper advertising agency. Now, as if in the blink of an eye, the '60s are waning as "Mad Men" nears the end...

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Britain's Stephen Dillane and the Netherlands' Bianca Krijgsman won the top acting prizes Monday night at the 42nd International Emmy Awards in which the honors were spread among eight countries.

The highlight of the awards gala at the Hilton New...

Tuesday, Apr. 8, 2014

Chat with Matthew Weiner these days and you feel the added depth of his "Mad Men" immersion.

When its bifurcated final season begins Sunday at 10 p.m. EDT on AMC (with seven episodes, to be followed by seven more next year), the second of those final...

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Phil Abraham's Emmy chronology--spanning seven nominations and one win--traces a career evolution that entails more than just going from one acclaimed drama series to another, namely from HBO's The Sopranos to AMC's Mad Men. It also marks his transition from Emmy-winning...