MAD MEN

  • 'Mad Men' creator to be honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award June 3, 2014

    New York: 'Mad Men' creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner is being honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Monday that Weiner will be presented the honorary award on Nov. 24 at the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York. Academy President...
  • 'Mad Men' star John Slattery swaps Manhattan for 'God's Pocket' in directorial debut May 11, 2014

    Reuters: When "Mad Men" star John Slattery chose to direct his first film, he moved a world away from Manhattan's Madison Avenue to ponder the plight of the working class in "God's Pocket," featuring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final roles. Best known as silverhaired playboy Roger...
  • 'Mad Men' end near, Slattery turns to directing May 7, 2014

    New York: As the final season of "Mad Men" winds down, John Slattery has traded 1960s Madison Avenue for late 1970s Philadelphia. In "God's Pocket," the actor best known for his performance as the wry, apathetic Roger Sterling on the AMC drama makes his directorial debut. The film, which opens Friday and...
  • Golden Globes nominations: 'Homeland' dumped, new and edgy 'Masters of Sex' make the cut December 13, 2013

    Television favorites of seasons past such as 'Mad Men' and 'Homeland' lost out to new, edgy shows like 'Masters of Sex' and 'House of Cards' in the Golden Globes nominations announced on Thursday, as voters seek out TV's next big thing. In the category of best TV dramas, Netflix's political thriller...
  • 'Mad Men' to wrap its run with 2-part final season September 18, 2013

    New York: AMC is keeping 'Mad Men' around an extra year, expanding the final season of this acclaimed drama series to 14 episodes and portioning them equally in 2014 and 2015. The network said Tuesday that seven episodes will air next spring and another seven in 2015. Previous 'Mad Men'...
  • Emmy nominations for actor in a TV drama series July 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actor in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Hugh Bonneville, 'Downton Abbey'; Bryan Cranston, 'Breaking Bad'; Jeff Daniels, 'The Newsroom'; Jon Hamm, 'Mad Men'; Damian...
  • 'Mad Men' actor Jon Hamm shoots in India May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Hollywood actor Jon Hamm, better known as Don Draper from TV series 'Mad Men', is in India to shoot for his forthcoming film 'Million Dollar Arm'. The film has been backed up by Disney, and is about a sports agent who comes to India in order to fetch young...
  • I faced a million rejections: Christina Hendricks April 7, 2013

    New York: 'Mad Men' star Christina Hendricks says she faced rejection a million times before landing in a role on the television series. The 37yearold actress played an alluring secretary Joan Harris on the show in 2007, reported the Huffington Post. "I've been to a million auditions and have been rejected a...
  • 'Mad Men' to return for new season on April 7 January 24, 2013

    New York: AMC says 'Mad Men' will return for its new season on April 7. AMC announced Wednesday that the twohour premiere kicks off the acclaimed drama series' sixth season. The episode was written by 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner. 'Mad Men' is set in the advertising world of circa1960s New York...
  • 'Mad Men' dominates Emmy nominations July 19, 2012

    Los Angeles: Drama TV series 'Mad Men' and 'American Horror Story' have earned the maximum primetime Emmy award nominations this year, bagging as many as 17 nods each. 'Downton Abbey' and 'Hatfields & McCoys' picked up 16 nominations each for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, to be aired on September 23,...
  • 'Homeland,' 'Community' take top Critics Choice honors June 19, 2012

    Los Angeles: Psychological thriller 'Homeland' won the top prize at the Critics Choice Television awards on Monday, edging out the muchadmired 'Mad Men,' while 'Community' was voted best comedy. Cable channel Showtime's 'Homeland' was declared best TV drama series and its star Claire Danes won the best dramatic actress award for...
  • Lowkey 'Mad Men' finale gets record audience June 12, 2012

    Cable channel AMC said on Monday that the TV show set in a 1960s New York advertising agency enjoyed its biggest weekly audiences during a season to date, drawing an average 2.6 million U.S. viewers, up 15 percent over last season. "We make 'Mad Men' for the fans. My goal is...
  • Graphic 'Mad Men' suicide kept secret for months June 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Mad Men' actor Jared Harris said on Monday the graphic suicide of his English gentleman TV character Lane Pryce in the season's penultimate episode, was intended as a 'fuck you' gesture to his fellow advertising executives. And in a season of shocks on the Emmywinning TV drama, Harris said...
  • Watch: The first teaser of TV series 'Mad Men' February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The teaser of the season 5 of popular American television series 'Mad Men' is out now. Produced by Lionsgate television, the show started on July 19, 2007 and completed the fourth season on October 17, 2010. Set in the America of 1960s, the show has won several awards including...
  • 'Mad Men', 'Modern Family' win again at Emmys September 19, 2011

    Los Angeles: 'Mad Men' and 'Modern Family' won television's top drama and comedy prizes again on Sunday but elsewhere it was out with the old and in with the new at the Primetime Emmy Awards. On a night of surprises that brought a slew of newcomers to the Emmy podium, "Mad...
  • Mad Men, Mildred Pierce lead Emmy nominations July 15, 2011

    Los Angeles: Television period drama 'Mad Men' and Kate Winslet starrer mini series 'Mildred Pierce' are leading the 63rd Emmy Award nominations with 19 and 21 nods respectively. Winslet is nominated for the best actress in the title role award for the HBO miniseries adapted from James M Cain's 1941 novel. Controversial...
  • 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' honored by TV critics June 21, 2011

    Beverly Hills: In what amounts to a reflection of last year's Emmys and a bold prediction of this year's ceremony. 'Mad Men' and 'Modern Family' won the top prizes at a new event organized by television critics. The two shows, both critical darlings, took the respective best drama and comedy prizes...
  • BBC drama Little Dorrit bags seven Emmy awards September 21, 2009

    Los Angeles: Little Dorrit, the BBC's Dickensian adaptation, triumphed at the Emmy Awards by winning seven trophies. It beat advertising drama Mad Men and popular sitcom 30 Rock to be ahead in the award race. Little Dorrit, which stars Matthew Macfadyen, Pam Ferris and Sir Tom Courtenay, was the surprise star...
  • Mad Men, 30 Rock take top Emmy awards September 23, 2008

    Los Angeles: The sleek '60s drama ''Mad Men'' made Emmy history Sunday as the first basiccable show to win a top series award, while the sitcom ''30 Rock'' and its stars Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin also emerged as big winners. ''We're all so very grateful to have jobs in...
  • Mad Men, John Adams make Emmy record book September 22, 2008

    Los Angeles: Two period dramas set 200 years apart in American history Mad Men and John Adams claimed a place in the Emmy record books on Sunday while a satire of network TV itself, 30 Rock, dominated the comedy side of the awards. Mad Men, the critically acclaimed...