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AMC Sets Premiere Date for 'Mad Men' Season Six

AMC has set Sunday, April 7 as the premiere date for the sixth season of "Mad Men." As with Season Five, the 1960s ad men drama will debut at 9pm for a special two-hour premiere episode written and directed by showrunner Matthew Weiner.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 23, 2013 1:30 PM
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Weekend Recap: Coppola's 'Charles Swan' Trailer, Jon Hamm's Next Comedy, and 'Homeland's Damian Lewis Sings 'White Wedding'

- The trailer for Roman Coppola's high-style comedy "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" (here and below) features Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray, and Jason Schwartzman sporting a major Afro. It's clear that working with Wes Anderson has had a strong influence on Coppola's second feature. - Jon Hamm is considering starring in "Epic Fail," a Kevin Costello written comedy about a high school teacher who attempts to fake some heroism by hiring two of his students to stage a kidnapping of his wife.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • December 3, 2012 7:00 AM
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Jon Hamm & Daniel Radcliffe Together in a Bathtub for UK Miniseries 'Young Doctor's Notebook'

Check out the trailer for UK series "A Young Doctor's Notebook," Sky Arts 1 Channel's new miniseries starring Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe. The four-part show is based on the short stories of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov: a doctor (Hamm) struggles through his life and work through exchanges with his younger self (Radcliffe). It debuts December 6 in the UK.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • November 12, 2012 6:35 PM
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Hamm, Dunham and Karpovsky Teach Us About The New Yorker iPhone App

Anything co-starring Jon Hamm and Lena Dunham is bound to have merit, and the same goes for this laugh-out-loud New Yorker iPhone app skit. Hamm plays a talkshow host and Dunham plays Lonny Dolan (or something like that), a celeb with "high degree of difficulty" pants and an upcoming movie called "The Assistant."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 8, 2012 2:34 PM
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Hamm, Hendricks, Slattery, Moss & Weiner Talk 'Mad Men' Season Five with EW

EW's scoop on "Mad Men" season five arrives in the next issue (on newsstands March 9). Here's a peek at the goods from cast members Elizabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks and show creator Matthew Weiner. The two-hour season premiere airs on AMC March 25.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • March 8, 2012 1:55 PM
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TV Watch: Betty Is Back With a Vengeance in New 'Mad Men' Teaser

Filling out their "Mad Men Is Back" campaign, AMC launched a "Betty Is Back" teaser. In just thirty seconds, the spot highlights moments of Betty's pearl-clutching, martini-swilling, child-slapping, cigarette-puffing style.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • February 22, 2012 12:23 PM
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Mad Men Magazine: Newsweek to Create 1960s Era Issue, Down to the Ads

To mark the long-awaited return of "Mad Men" in March, Newsweek will channel a 60s era layout and design. AdAge reports that in yet another stunt from editor Tina Brown, she will give a retro vibe to everything from the features to the advertisements.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • January 13, 2012 6:23 PM
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