Mad Men, like The Sopranos (on which creator Matthew Weiner was a writer), is very much about people falling into patterns or repeating their mistakes: deceiving or falling for deceptions, trying to control others or avoiding responsibility for anyone. Weiner is not David Chase and Mad Men is a less brutally cynical show; but at least in broad strokes, it seems to share the philosophy that people don’t change, not at heart, not for... | time.comRead Full Story
Season 5 of Mad Men has left audiences polarized, divided between those that like Megan Draper (Jessica Paré), and those who wish she didn’t take up so much screen time. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner opened up to Vulture about why Megan’s story is important, and why he chose the little-known Jessica for the crucial role. Let’s start with some good news for viewers who wish Mad Men hadn’t turned into The Megan Show. Matthew says, “I will be honest with you,...
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Mad Men will return to AMC on April 7, 2013 at 9 p.m. Season 6 of the Madison-Avenue-in-the-’60s drama kicks off with a two-hour premiere, written by series creator/executive producer Matthew Weiner and directed by executive producer Scott Hornbacher. (Starting April 14, the show will air in its normal time slot of 10 p.m.)
Entertainment Weekly spoke briefly with Weiner about the upcoming season and you can read it HERE.Read Full Story
Dear Mr Weiner (or can I call you Matthew?)
I recently read that yourself and AMC were nearing a deal to continue production on a 5th season of your critically acclaimed series Mad Men. Phew – I think I speak for the millions of Mad Men fans across America when I say we were all getting a little worried there. Unfortunately I understand that due to the delay caused by your protracted negotiations we won’t be getting our annual summer Mad Men fix… please tell me this isn’t so.
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(Pictured: Gold Derby editor Marcus Dixon with "Mad Men" showrunner Matthew Weiner)
After it was revealed that "Mad Men" made history by setting the most Emmy losses in a single season (that's 0 win and 17 losses for those keeping track), the big question on the minds of Gold Derby editors Tom O'Neil and Marcus Dixon was whether or not creator/producer/writer Matthew Weiner would even show up to the AMC Emmy party, hosted at Lure Nightclub in Hollywood immediately following the Primetime...Read Full Story
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