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KFC taps 'Mad Men' star to be its newest Colonel as sales soar

As KFC's Colonel Sanders campaigns continue to boost sales, the chain is introducing a new Colonel to promote the return of Nashville Hot Chicken. On Monday, October 10, KFC plans to debut advertising starring Vincent Kartheiser as the " heartthrob" Nashville Hot Colonel. At 37, Kartheiser, who is best known for his role as Pete on AMC's Mad Men, is younger than past Colonels played by comedians including Darrell Hammond, Norm Macdonald, Jim Gaffigan, George Hamilton, and, most recently, Rob Riggle.
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