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‘Sons of Anarchy’ showrunner claims AMC fired Frank Darabont because of Matthew Weiner, says ‘Mad Men’ ‘gutted’ AMC

AMC’s year got off to an awkward start, beginning with very public contract negotiations with Mad Men. Then came the unexpected departure of showrunner Frank Darabont from The Walking Dead, and the revelation that the network was apparently playing hardball with Breaking Bad over a shortened final season. Toss in the audience-frustrating season finale of
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