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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

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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'Mad Men' Sets New Ratings Record With Season 6 Finale

June 25, 2013 02:06:30

"" ended its sixth season on a high note. According to AMC, the June 23 episode titled "In Care Of" delivered 2.7 million viewers, beating out the season five finale which garnered 2.6 million viewers, and a 2.1 rating in the household ratings. It marks the highest-rated finale in series history.

"There is nothing else on television like 'Mad Men', and for the series in its sixth season to deliver the highest-rated finale ever-and an episode that critics and fans have already declared an instant classic is a testament to everyone who brings this world to life," AMC president Charlie Collier says of the show's latest achievement.

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'Mad Men' Creator Talks About Don's Future After Season 6 Finale

June 24, 2013 03:06:22

Don Draper hit rock bottom in the season 6 finale of "". After being [SPOILER ALERT!] caught in bed with his neighbor Sylvia by her daughter Sally, ruining the deal with Jaguar and firing Sterling Cooper & Partners' biggest client, he was put on leave from the company.

To Entertainment Weekly, series creator Matthew Weiner hints at Don's position at the company. "In the corporate world, being put on leave is as close to being fired as possible," he says. "People do come back from it, but it's a really embarrassing and serious activity. And it's their only recourse because he's a partner....I'm not saying people don't come back from that and you'll have to watch, but that shot of him going down the steps and Peggy's in his office and there's a replacement coming in - he was fired."

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'Mad Men' Season 6 Finale Preview Teases a Death

June 17, 2013 03:06:38

Don has more than one problem to deal with in the upcoming season finale of "". In a preview for the last episode of the show's sixth installment, Don has a serious talk with Megan, who looks upset, following his act of adultery which was caught by his daughter Sally. The young girl, on the other hand, seemingly doesn't want talk to him anymore.

At the office, Don tells someone that he has to understand when it is over. He even says, "Maybe it's time to get out of business." Pete yells at Bob that he needed a nurse but Bob sent him a rapist instead. Meanwhile, Ted professes his love to Peggy.

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Sky Go Apologizes After Viewers Were Denied Watching 'Mad Men' Premiere

April 12, 2013 08:04:09

Sky Go wrongly blocked iPad and mobile device users from watching the season 6 premiere of "". Fans who were eager to watch the new episodes on Wednesday night, April 10 on the online player were told that there were "rights restrictions" which meant it's not allowed to play the show.

Admitting there was an error, Sky released a statement through its spokesperson on Thursday, "We'd really like to apologise to any customers who tried to watch the new episodes of Mad Men live through Sky Go. In error, the service suggested that we were unable to show the episodes due to rights issues."

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New Promo of 'Mad Men' Season 6

March 15, 2013 03:03:24

AMC has unleashed a new promo for "" season 6 a few days after debuting the first poster. Though it doesn't include new footage, the video features creator Matthew Weiner and some of the cast talking about what to expect from the new season.

Weiner calls the upcoming installment "a real journey into learning about Don [Draper]," while the character depicter, , sums up the story, "It's a lot of our favorite characters doing a lot of different things." He adds, "There are two parts of life -- the part that is public and the part that is private."

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'Mad Men' Season 6 Gets Premiere Date, Debuts First Photos

January 24, 2013 11:01:00

AMC has set a return date for its critically-acclaimed show "". The sixth season of the period drama series will kick off April 7 at 9 P.M. ET with a special two-hour premiere. A week later, the show will air in its regular 10 P.M. time slot.

To tide fans over the upcoming premiere, first photos of the new installment have been unveiled. The black-and-white images feature major characters, including 's Don Draper, 's Pete and ' Joan Harris, in what seems to be a party.

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Shirtless Jon Hamm Films 'Mad Men' in Hawaii

October 26, 2012 09:10:18

Don Draper is trading his suit with paisley-print swimming trunks in the upcoming sixth season of "". On Wednesday, October 24, the character depicter, , was pictured shirtless when filming the premiere episode in Hawaii.

The actor wasn't alone on the sandy set that day since , who portrays Don's wife Megan, also joined the production. She bared her slim figure in a vintage floral bikini. In another moment, she was spotted wearing a colourful patterned kaftan-style outfit.

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'Mad Men' Locks Up January Jones, Elisabeth Moss and Vincent Kartheiser for Two More Years

August 02, 2012 11:08:54

, and are likely to return to season 6 and possible season 7 of "". The three main cast members are reportedly finalizing new deals that will keep them on the show for at least two more years.

According to Deadline, under the new contracts which are yet to be signed, Jones, Moss and Kartheiser will receive salary bumps into six figures per episode. While the threesome are finalizing their agreements, their co-star is allegedly still negotiating her own deal.

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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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