Jon Hamm Inks New 3-Year Deal With Mad Men
The partners of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce needn’t worry about having to change the name on the door anytime soon: Jon Hamm has officially signed a three-year contract to continue with AMC’s Mad Men. READ MORE
Critics' Choice TV Award Winners Include Stars from Fringe, Justified and Cougar Town
Mad woman Christina Hendricks and Justified big baddie Margo Martindale were the very first winners announced at the inaugural Critics’ Choice Television Awards, held Monday in Los Angeles. In a tie, the ladies shared the honor of Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
“I’m dead on this show,” Martindale deadpanned in accepting her award, eliciting laughs. “But this has been the joy of my career.”
The second award handed out was … READ MORE
Eye On Emmy: Is Mad Men's Jon Hamm The One To Beat? (Hint: Yes!)
In another time, another place, the term matinee idol would have been coined for Jon Hamm. But in today’s diverse entertainment world he’s turned out to be so much more than that. Beyond his star-making dramatic turn as Mad Men’s fabulously flawed ladies man Don Draper, and supporting roles in films like The Town, he has already shown us his comedy chops too, whether fearlessly playing the fool on 30 Rock, a misogynistic cad in Bridesmaids, or hosting Saturday Night Live. So where does he see his versatility taking him? And, after three Emmy nominations, is this the year his Golden Globe gets a TV companion in his trophy case? READ MORE
Mad Men Boss Matthew Weiner Talks Season 5 Delay, Possible Don/Betty Reunion
Who’s to blame for Mad Men‘s much-delayed fifth season? Not series creator Matthew Weiner, according to, well, series creator Matthew Weiner. …READ MORE
Emmys Flashback: The Big Winners of 2010
There were plenty of reasons to smile during last year’s Emmy Awards. Not only did favorites like Modern Family and Glee‘s Jane Lynch walk away with statues, but The Good Wife dark horse Archie Panjabi and The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons also deservedly got rewarded, both first-timers. Of course, the biggest smiles (and choicest soundbites) came from the winners themselves. Take a look back at what the big winners from 2010 had to say about their big moment at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. And designers, start sending your dresses to this first winner now! This year’s show will be held September 18, at the NOKIA Theatre in L.A. …READ MORE & SEE PHOTO GALLERY
Mad Men Exclusive: Jon Hamm Set to Direct the Season 5 Premiere!
Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm just got the kind of promotion that I dare say would impress even Don Draper: The actor will step behind the camera to direct the Emmy winning drama’s fifth season premiere.
“The wheels have officially been set in motion to make that happen,” Hamm tells TVLine. “It’s a very exciting challenge that I’m looking forward to with a mixture of utter fear and excitement.”
The idea to follow in the footsteps of co-star John Slattery and …READ MORE
Seen & Heard: Hot Golden Globes Scoop on Dexter, True Blood, Walking Dead, and More!
Although it may seem like all I did was snap pics of my favorite TV celebs at yesterday’s Golden Globe Awards, the reality is those images were taken only after I extracted intel from my subjects. Even this egomaniacal narcissist knows that scoop takes priority over everything else. So without further adieu, here are some newsy highlights from my Globetrotting adventure, with ample assists from Editor-at-Large Matt Mitovich and West Coast Editor Megan Masters. …READ MORE