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Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, January Jones, Jessica Pare, Robert Morse, Kiernan Shipka, Christopher Stanley, Rich Sommer, Jay R. Ferguson, Aaron Staton, Ben Feldman, Alison Brie, Peyton List

'Mad Men' Creator Confirms Don Draper Created Iconic Coke Ad on Show's Finale

May 21, 2015 10:05:44

Matt Weiner talked about "" finale in the first interview since the episode aired Sunday, May 17. Sitting down with writer A.M. Homes at the New York Public Library, he confirms that the scene which saw 's Don meditating on a hillside before the "Hilltop" coke ad was shown was meant to say that Don was the person who invented the iconic commercial.

Weiner saw "the idea that someone in an enlightened state might have created something that's very pure" as a good way to wrap up the show. He added, "That ad to me is the best ad ever made, and it comes from a very good place. ... That ad in particular is so much of its time, so beautiful and, I don't think, as - I don't know what the word is - villainous as the snark of today."

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Jon Hamm Weighs In on Interpretation of 'Mad Men' Final Scenes

May 19, 2015 09:05:14

At the final moments of "", 's Don Draper was seen smiling while doing yoga before the screen cut to the "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" commercial. This led to speculation that Don came up with the idea of the ad during the meditative moment.

Talking in an interview with the New York Times about the series finale, the actor seems to agree with this interpretation of the end of the series. He says that "there probably is" a correct interpretation to it, "but I think, like most stories that we go back to, that it's a little bit ambiguous."

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'Mad Men' Sends Don Draper Off With Smile in Series Finale

May 18, 2015 01:05:45

Don Draper and Co. signed off the screen for good as "" reached its series finale on Sunday, May 17. Some had happy endings, while some others were sad as Don's search for happiness was over.

In the episode called "Person to Person", [SPOILER ALERT!] Sally broke the news to Don about Betty's cancer. Betty wanted the boys to live with Uncle William and Aunt Judy, but Sally asked Don to convince Betty to let them live with Henry.

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AMC Releases Nostalgic Promo for 'Mad Men' Series Finale

May 13, 2015 02:05:32

Ahead of the farewell episode of "", AMC has released a final promo that will make fans feel nostalgic. The spoiler-free video, set to 1975's song "Times of Your Life", is presented from Don Draper's perspective and features memorable, moving scenes from the series.

The series finale of the period drama is slated to air Sunday, May 17 at 10 P.M. ET on AMC. Prior to that, the cable channel plans a "Mad Men" marathon to let fans catch up with the series. All 91 episodes of the show will air beginning Wednesday, May 13 at 6 P.M. ET.

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'Mad Men' Cast Donate Show's Relics to Smithsonian Museum

March 28, 2015 10:03:33

"" is prepping for its exit this summer, but it will live on at the Smithsonian Institution. Some of the show's iconic items, such as Don Draper's trademark gray suit and fedora, were donated to the National Museum of American History on Friday, March 27.

Besides costumes, props, sketches, scripts and even a bar cart from the show found place in the museum. They will be on display on the museum as part of an exhibit that examines American business from the country's founding up through the present day.

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Promo for 'Mad Men' Final Seven Episodes: The Gang Is Back in Style

February 20, 2015 04:02:44

AMC has released the first trailer for the final seven episodes of "". Set to ' "Love Hangover", it is captioned with "The Party's Over," though the scenes suggest otherwise. The video doesn't give any clue about the plotline, but features the gang gathering for what appears to be a summer party outdoors.

Pete seemingly begins to notice Peggy again, while Betty is lounging in a chair. Megan bares her midriff in a lacy white bell-bottom outfit, while Don who wears a blue suit is smoking before walking away from the camera. Roger, meanwhile, sports a new hairstyle with long sideburns.

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AMC Sets Premiere Date for 'Mad Men' Final Episodes

January 11, 2015 02:01:49

"" will soon take a bow after eight years of run. AMC announced at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. that the final seven episodes of the critically-acclaimed drama series starring would kick off April 5 at 10 P.M. ET.

The final season is split into two parts, each consisting of 7 episodes with the second half called "The End of an Era". AMC president Charlie Collier said, "It is impossible to overstate the impact it has had on AMC, and I would argue, this era of television."

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'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Honored at International Emmy Awards

November 25, 2014 03:11:43

Matthew Weiner received the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award at the gala held on Monday night, November 24 at the New York Hilton Hotel. "" stars and were on hand to present the gong to the series creator/writer/executive producer.

He credited the show's cast for the success of the period drama. "There is no award for this show that belongs to just me," Weiner said. "The humanity that comes through comes from the actors who never stop feeling....The show is about humanity and that is why the show translated so well internationally. Humanity translates."

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Christina Hendricks Fired From Agency for Taking 'Mad Men' Role

August 04, 2014 07:08:57

made a shocking revelation that she was fired from her agency for taking the "" role. The 39-year-old actress said was not supported by her previous agency who thought the hit AMC show would never make money.

In an interview with The Guardian, Hendricks said she fell in love with the "Mad Men" script immediately. "I love the idea I have a desk. It makes me sound very professional," she said with a giggle. But her manager was not keen on the idea of her portraying the 60s secretary Joan Harris. "They said, 'It's a period piece, it's never going to go anywhere. We need you to make money and this isn't going to make money.' They ended up dropping me," she recalled.

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Jon Hamm and Jessica Pare Attend 'Mad Men' Wrap Party

June 30, 2014 03:06:48

As the end of "" is set, the cast and crew of the AMC series gathered together for a wrap party held at a private residence in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 28. Lead actor as well as co-stars , , , and more were seen at the red carpet event.

Hamm donned a grey suit paired with a white shirt and a matching tie. He completed his look with horn-rimmed glasses. Pare, who plays his character Don Draper's estranged wife, looked elegant in a tight mini dress that showed her cleavage.

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Jon Hamm Sports Sixties Outfit When Filming Last Episodes of 'Mad Men'

June 17, 2014 04:06:33

is shooting the second half of the final season of "". The actor got into character Don Draper as he was spotted wearing a 1960s outfit on filming set in Los Angeles on Monday, June 16.

Hamm wore a bright blue jacket and a brown plaid shirt teamed with brown trousers. He also sported slicked back hair with side part and a pair of aviator shades as he got out of a vintage silver car parked in the driveway.

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'Mad Men' Posts Lowest Ratings for Season Premiere Since 2008

April 15, 2014 08:04:29

"" unexpectedly returned to lower ratings. The seventh and final season of the AMC series took a dip in its premiere, drawing only 2.3 million viewers or dropping 1.1 million from last season's premiere.

The audience number is the lowest for the show's season opener since the second season premiere on July 27, 2008, which lured in 2.06 million viewers. In adults 25-54 demo, the season 7 debut pulled in 1.1 million viewers.

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'Mad Men' Debuts New Airplane-Themed Teaser for Final Season

March 20, 2014 10:03:08

AMC teases "" fans with another airplane-themed promo for the seventh and final season. Still not revealing the storyline, the video shows the main characters, including Don Draper and wife Megan, Peggy Olson, Joan Harris, Betty Francis, Pete Campbell as well as Roger Sterling in various places around an airport.

The ladies, in particular, are dressed in '70s-inspired fashion as they're ready to aboard a plane. The video ends with a glimpse of Don standing on the door of a plane as he's going to descend the stairs, and features a tagline, "It's all up in the air."

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'Mad Men' Season Finale Photos: Don and Friends on Board

March 12, 2014 10:03:31

More sneak peeks at "" final season are shared in form of photos. Making their way out online, the pictures feature the characters, including 's Don Draper, 's Megan, ' Peggy Olson and 's Roger Sterling, in various settings around an airport.

The images, taken at Ontario Airport in California, are in the same vein with the previously-released teaser which showed Don descending the stairs of a TWA airplane. Despite the prominent airplane imagery, series creator Matthew Weiner says it has nothing to do with the show's theme.

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First Teaser for 'Mad Men' Season 7: Don Draper Disembarks From Plane

March 07, 2014 09:03:47

AMC has dropped the first teaser for "" season 7. Not giving away any plot details, the 15-second clip shows 's Don Draper descending the stairs of a TWA airplane in slow motion while he's putting his hat on. An earlier version of the video features Wax Tailor's jazzy version of "Que Sera", but it is now set to a soft tune of string instruments and jet noise.

The seventh and final season of the period drama series is split into two parts consisting of seven episodes each. The first part dubbed "The Beginning" will premiere Sunday, April 13 at 9/8c on AMC, while the second half called "The End of an Era" is slated to air in 2015.

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AMC Sets Premiere Dates for 'Mad Men' Final Season and 'Better Call Saul'

January 13, 2014 04:01:03

AMC unveiled its 2014 line-up at the TCA Winter Press Tour on Saturday, January 11. Among the highlights were the premiere date for the final season of "" and the series premiere of "".

The last chapter of the Matthew Weiner-created series will open Sunday, April 13 at 10 P.M. ET/PT. The "" spin-off, meanwhile, is slated to air Sundays beginning in November.

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'Mad Men' Filming Halted by LAX Shooting

November 02, 2013 10:11:45

The first day of production for "" final season was disrupted by a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, November 1. A crewmember, key grip Dustin Woods, tweeted that the filming was halted when LAXPD officers told them to shut down.

"We are filming at LAX. Gun fire. Locked down. Evacuating!" he tweeted. "We are at Terminal 4 AA when LAXPD came in with guns drawn said get back inside active shooter on site." He added later, "Police K-9 unit going through AA arrival terminal right now. Should be getting the all clear shortly."

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Matthew Weiner Rules Out 'Mad Men' Spin-Off

September 21, 2013 10:09:59

Despite using "" formula of splitting the final season into two parts, "" won't follow in the footsteps of the crime drama series with a spin-off. Despite speculations on a potential spin-off to the period drama, series creator Matthew Weiner says it won't happen.

"There's no chance," Weiner tells The Hollywood Reporter at an Emmy nominees party when asked about a possible "Mad Men" spin-off. Referring to other AMC shows "Breaking Bad" and "" which both get spin-off treatment, he adds, "No judgment against anybody else -- but this is it. This is the story. When it's done, it's done."

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'Mad Men' Final Season Split Into Two Parts for 2014 and 2015

September 18, 2013 08:09:58

Using "" formula, "" will also split its final season into two parts. The seventh and last installment of the period drama series has been expanded from its initial 13-episode order to 14 episodes, with the first half ("The Beginning") set to air in spring 2014 and the second half ("The End of an Era") airing a year later in spring 2015.

"This approach has worked well for many programs across multiple networks, and, most recently for us with Breaking Bad which attracted nearly double the number of viewers to its second half premiere than had watched any previous episode," says Charlie Collier, AMC president.

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Kevin Rahm Planning 'Mad Men' Spin-Off Centering on Ted and Pete

August 22, 2013 02:08:39

"" may be survived by Ted and Pete when it ends its run after season 7. Kevin Rahm has revealed he's planning a spin-off set in Los Angeles which will focus on his character Ted and 's Pete.

"I keep working a spinoff angle. The spinoff is me and Pete, 'The Odd Couple' in L.A. but they're both dirty," he told E! News at the Television Academy Performers Peer Group Reception. "Two Felixes," he dished on the "Odd Couple"-esque drama.

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New Promo of 'Mad Men' Season 6

March 15, 2013 03:03:24

New Promos of 'Mad Men' Season 5 Unleashed

February 22, 2012 04:02:44

'Mad Men' Debuts Season 5 Promo

August 11, 2011 02:08:48

Jon Hamm on 'Mad Men': It Should End

June 13, 2011 04:06:46

Bid for a Walk-In Role on 'Mad Men'

August 13, 2010 04:08:30

First Promos of 'Mad Men' Season 4

June 15, 2010 10:06:05

'Mad Men' Not Ending in 2012, Yet

April 20, 2010 09:04:59

'Mad Men' Wins at 62nd Annual DGA Awards

February 01, 2010 11:02:35

2010 PGA Awards Nominees List in TV

December 01, 2009 10:12:25

Video: 'Sesame Street' Parodying 'Mad Men'

October 01, 2009 10:10:07

'Mad Men' Gets Its Fourth Year

September 02, 2009 11:09:39

New Promo of 'Mad Men' Season 3

June 02, 2009 11:06:20

'Mad Men' Stretched to Third Season on AMC

January 10, 2009 01:01:24

TV Nominees of 2009 Directors Guild Awards

January 10, 2009 11:01:05

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